NGO MEHERPUR

SCiB

01. Name of Organization Save the Children
02. a) Year in Establishment

b) Year in Starting in Meherpur

a) Establishment year: 1919, Started in Bangladesh: 1972

b) Starting year in Meherpur: 2007

03. a) Name of CEO & Designation Mark Taylor Pierce

Country Director, Bangladesh Country Office

03. b) Contact Person & Designation         (Within the Meherpur Distract) Md. Farooque Hossain

Senior Manager-Meherpur Project Office

Save the Children

04. a) Address of Head Office House # CWN (A) 35, Road # 43, Gulshan-2, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
04. b) Address of Meherpur Office College Road, Mallikpara, Meherpur-7100
05. Telephone/Land Phone 0791-63123, 63124
06. Mobile/Cell 01711-527497
07. E-mail farooque.hossain@savethechildren.org
08. Website www.bangladesh.savethechildren.net
09. Registration no with Reg. Authority Reg # 2630, 20.03.2011

NGO Affairs Bureau

10. Vision

 

Our vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.
11. Mission Our mission is to inspire breakthrough in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
12. Objective Goal of the Program in Meherpur:

‘‘Children in Meherpur learn and develop to their full potential’’

13. Ongoing Program in Meherpur      District ·    Integrated Child Development Program:

1.       Early Childhood Care and Stimulation Program:

–           Early stimulation messages and counseling support to mothers at community clinics, training to the government service providers etc.

2.       Early Childhood Care & Development Program:

–           School / Community-based pre-primary education , capacity building provision for community teachers, volunteers, SMCs, KG school teachers and  parents, Emergent Literacy and Math (ELM) parenting education for parents , Child reception for Grade-1 children , Graduation ceremony etc.

3.       Basic Education Program:

–           Teacher training, Literacy Boost, SMC capacity building, Creating Child Friendly School environment, Reading Buddy and Mentoring etc.

–           ICT in Education:-Teachers’ training to employ ICTs in developing subject based content, Improving teaching and learning by developing interactive audio/visual software based on national textbooks in the subject of English, Created transparent and efficient data management system on students, teachers and schools through a web based e-Primary system, Strengthening school performance monitoring through a web based e-Monitoring system school monitoring etc.

4.       School Health and Nutrition Program:

–           School-based health & nutrition services (deworming, iron supplementation, primary vision screening by teachers, First-Aid management by teachers etc.),

–           Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene/WASH: construct new toilet, repair damaged existing toilets, arsenic testing and marking of tube-well/water-sources, installing deep-tube-well, classroom-based health education sessions conducted by teachers at schools, Install Water Treatment Plants in villages where water-sources contaminated with Arsenic

5.       Adolescent Development Program:

–           Community based peer education, Adolescent Center, Promotion of Menstruation Hygiene Management (MHM) at Secondary School, income skills development, facilitation of adolescent/youth-friendly health services, awareness raising against early marriage etc.

6.       Child Protection Program:

–           Positive discipline in schools , Creating safer school environment , child protection at community and local government- Birth registration, awareness raising against early marriage etc.

7.       Policy Rights and Governance Program:

–           Child Rights situation monitoring by NCTF Members, Capacity building and knowledge management, dialogues/public hearing sessions, Advocacy and networking with stakeholders, Documentation of best practices.

8.       Community Mobilization:

–           Capacity building of  communities / community core groups,

14. Source of Fund 1.       Sponsorship Private Fund,

2.       GFATM

15. Regular Staff Total staff: 68 Male : 49           Female:18
16. Working Area in Meherpur District & Upazila All Union of three upazila in Meherpur District. Direct implementation by Save the Children in Meherpur Sadar upazila and other two upazilas are implemented by PSKS, (Partner organization)