Plastic Bank for pregnant mothers

Plastic Bank for pregnant mothers

It is essential to make available quality health services during delivery for safe motherhood. But due to financial hardship, many mothers of Kumira Union of Tala Upazila who are living within extreme poverty get deprived of quality health services during delivery like other parts of Bangladesh. The Kumira Union Parishad has taken an initiative to […]

LOGIN Asia General Assembly 2014

LOGIN Asia General Assembly 2014

LOGIN Asia’s General Assembly was held from 2-4 December 2014 in Katmandu, Nepal. A total of 71 participants from 10 member countries including representatives from the SDC (Swiss Development Cooperation) participated in the program. Conducted by two facilitators, the Assembly made a draft action plan for the year 2015. Moreover, it also reviewed the activities […]

‘I want to be a chairman of Union Parishad’

‘I want to be a chairman of Union Parishad’

Jiban Nahar Jalal Member Mirzapur Union Parishad Sherpur, Bogra This is for the first time I am was elected as a member of this Union Parishad. I attended school up to class VIII. My husband Jalal Uddin Sarker was a businessman. Besides being a people’s representative, I am also involved in social work and business. […]

BOSS Course for empowerment of women representatives

BOSS Course for empowerment of women representatives

BOSS Course is now going on in Maharasta, India for empowerment of elected women representatives. BOSS’s B stands for ‘Budget’, O for ‘Order’, ‘S’ for scheme and ‘S’ for service. This course is opening scopes to gather knowledge on subjects like budget, order, scheme and services for the elected women representatives. This course has been […]

All stakeholders express commitment to work together for disability-friendly local government in Bangladesh

All stakeholders express commitment to work together for disability-friendly local government in Bangladesh

The government, local government institutions, the disabled persons and service providers have expressed their commitment to work together for a disabled-friendly local government in Bangladesh. Manzur Hossain, Senior Secretary, Local Government Division (LGD) and Nasima Begum, Secretary, Ministry of Social Welfare, were chief guests in the opening and closing sessions respectively at this workshop. The […]

Bethagi Day 2014 observed

Bethagi Day 2014 observed

This is for the first time Bethagi Union Parisad observed the Bethagi Day 2014 for making people aware of the Parisad’s activities. This programme was held on Bethagi United High School premises. A number of 13 standing committees of the Union Parishad displayed their activities separately. The stalls of agriculture, fisheries and livestock, sanitation and […]

RHSTEP launched SRHR Project involving local people

RHSTEP launched SRHR Project involving local people

The RHSTEP’s SIDA supported project for 2014-2016 has been formally launched at Spectra Convention Centre in Dhaka on November 24, 2014. The project title is: ‘Promotion of SRHR: Provisioning of SRH Services Focusing on Safe MR and Reduction of Unsafe Abortion in Bangladesh’. The Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lövin was the chief […]

A Five-time Elected Union Parishad Chairman

A Five-time Elected Union Parishad Chairman

As of today, I was elected for five times since 1988 as a Union Parishad Chairman. People elected me for the overall development of my area, particularly for the development of law and order situation, education, roads, markets, etc. I have also extended my service during people’s other sufferings also. My union has received 100% […]