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Agriculture Sustainable and Socio Economic Development Organization (ASSEDO)

 

Section 1: Legal Status

 Date of Establishment: 20 May, 2001                             

Registration:

Registration Authority

Registration Number

Date of Registration

Renewal Date

NGO Affairs Bureau

2103

8th June 2006

25 April, 2016 (for 5 year)

Department of Social Welfare

Rajsha-622/2001

20th May 2001

7th January, 2014

 

Section 2: Vision & Mission of the Organization

 Vision: ASSEDO hopes to establish an enlightened society of aspiration and justice where poverty and vulnerability has been overcome and people lives in security. ASSEDO will be known as a development partner dedicated to ending of poverty and exploitation.

Mission: Being the part of the local community ASSEDO work together with most vulnerable people and deprived community to eradicate poverty. It facilitates sustainable development treating the natural resources base and considering changing climatic condition.

Section 3: Strategic Focus Area (s)

Programme Area (s)/ Focus:

  • underlying causes of poverty
  • HLS (Household Livelihood Security)
  • Mango Value chain Program.
  • Gender Equality
  • Island char area
  • Barind area
  • Alternative Employment Opportunity through Youth peoples
  • Food Security
  • Water supply, Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Climate Change
  • Health Nutrition Development of Women

 

  Geographic Area (s)/ Focus:

District

Upazilas

Union/  Pouroshova

Villages

Beneficiaries

Male

Female

Total

Rajshahi

Tanore

07

36

951

1163

2114

Godagari

03

175 (CBO-202)

2089

2288

4377

Chapai Nawabganj

 

Chapai Nawabganj (Sadar)

02

102 (No. of group 120)

0

3144

3144

Nachole

04

202

3135

3043

6178

Total

4

16

385

6175

9638

15813

 

 Section 4: Completed Project (s)

Name of projects

Donor Name

Duration

Project Focus

Geographic coverage (Name of District & Upazila )

No. of Beneficiaries

Budget in BDT/ Euro/ Pound

Promoting Food Security and livelihoods of marginalized people in Barind Track (PFLMB)

Oxfam Novib

1st Jan 2014 - 31st Dec 2014

1.Technology transfer for Climate change adaptation farmers of Barind Area.

2. Market based Value chain on Mango and Goat

3 Employment Opportunity create through Marginalized farmers.

Nachole and Nizampur union under Nachole Upazilla and Badhair and Kalma union under Tanore union at Chapai Nowabgonj District.

Male: 0

Female:1200

Total:600

BDT.                 93,12,,976.00  

 

 

Section 5: 

At a Glance past Experience of ASSEDO:

SL #

Name of Project/ Program

Source of Fund

 

Working Area

 

Major Activities

 

Female

Male

Total

Duration

1

Wastewater Agriculture and Sanitation for Poverty Alleviation (WASPA

European Commission (EC) under their EU Asia Eco II Programme through NGO Forum for Public Health, Bangladesh

Urban slum area under Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) 

 

  • Group meeting with slum peoples on hygiene practice, safe drinking water and latrine use.
  • Drinking water collection for test from slum peoples house/room.
  • Provide 5 latrine per slum group.
  • Formation of Alliances committee (Chief of RCC Waste management Section, Civil Surgeon of RCC, Professor of University, Journalist, Councilor, Chief of Private Clinic of RCC area, Chief of DPHE, NGO Representatives etc)
  • Organizing meeting with the members of Alliances committee.
  • Group selection (10 group); each group 25 member, Total group members 250.
  • Group meeting with slum peoples on hygiene practice, safe drinking water and latrine use.
  • Waste water and soil collection for test.
  • Information collection of different type skin diseases of waste water user.
  • Information collection of Vegetable production, processing and marketing by waste water user. 
  • Meeting with Vegetable market committee of Rajshahi city corporation (RCC)

625

0

625

01 January, 2006 to 31 December, 2008

2

Income Enhancement Technical Assistance for Disadvantage                        Santal Peoples Project

Bangladesh NGO Foundation

 

Tanore Upazila under Rajshahi district

 

 

  • There will be employment for an electrician with the help of 8 young men. It will help to increase the family income and raise their head in the society.
  • Tiles Fittings Mistress will be provided employment training with the training of 10 youths. It will help to increase the family income and raise their head in the society.
  • There will be employment arrangements for the mason training of 15 young men and women with the help of training. It will help to increase the family income and raise their head in the society.
  • The Santal people will return to the mainstream through technical work.
  • The source of nutrients will be made available by planting native fruits.
  • By planting Palm seeds, the people of this region will be protected from thunderstorms and will play an important role in adaptation to climate change.

50

50

100

May 2007 to  Cintinue

 

3

Public Health Project Rajshahi (PHPR)

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) through DASCOH

Godagari Upazila including Municipality under Rajshahi

 

  • Baseline Survey and PRA
  • Community awareness sessions on WatSan & health (Communicable diseases, MCHN, HIV/AIDS-STD, Arsenicosis, Hygiene Promotion)
  • Develop patient referral system
  • Improve health facilities (Infrastructure,  equipment, medicine), UH&FWC/Satellite clinic
  • Incorporate participatory WatSan activities in CBO plan
  • Arrange consultative workshop for Pourosova/ Union/ Community based operation and maintenance system
  • Development of tools for operation and maintenance plan
  • Strengthening of institutional framework for integrated community planning and implementation
  •  Develop Poor, vulnerable and women headed household inventory
  • Beneficiary selection for health component and identify best

Practices

  • Policy level dialogue and Cooperation agreement
  • Networking and Linkage building with GoB/NGO

 

 

 

1 July 2009 to 31 December 2012

4

Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihood-CSRL

 

Oxfam GB through Barind Campaign Group

 

Rajshahi, Chapai Nowabgonj and Naogaon district

 

  • To advocate for CARP to achieve a fairer distribution of assets, works and incomes of agricultural sectors, with emphasis on gender justice.
  • To protect country interest from IFIs policy imposition that affects national agriculture.
  • To regulate agribusiness companies practices so that profit is shared more equitably for the benefit of producers and farm workers.
  • People affected by climate change and stakeholders (e.g. tank, NGOs-CBOs-CSOs) influence national and global actors for pressing developed countries to compensate financially and technologically for adaptation and mitigation.
  • Empower poor and vulnerable community to raise their voice for equitable adaptation of policies, fund and response.
  • To contribute with allies globally agreed solutions for mitigation activities from the part of developed countries that avert dangerous climate change impacts.           

Need Base

Need Base

Need Base

November 2007-ongoing

 

5

Nodi O Jibon II Project

Concern Worldwide Bangladesh

 

Alatauli & Narayanpur Union of Chapainawabganj  Sadar of Chapainawabganj  District

 

  • Increased income of targeted households through promoting improved and appropriate agricultural technologies.
  • Extreme poor households are employed through promoting private enterprises and employment opportunities in and outside char areas.
  • Increased women’s access to and control over decisions, productive resources and opportunities.
  • Macro, Micro and Messo level advocacy for allocation budget and services to char area.
  • Reduce Risks and vulnerability to Disaster and Climate Change, GBV, inequality, HIV and AIDS in targeted char areas.

3144

 

0

3144

 

August, 2011 to  December, 2016

 

6

Promotion of water supply, Sanitation & Hygiene in Hard to Reach Areas of Rural Bangladesh-PWASH in HTR

SDC through NGO Forum for Public Health

 

Nachole Upazila of Chapai Nowabgonj District.

 

  • Community WaSH situation develop through VDC approach.
  • Hardware and software support like on Tube well and Latrine in barind tract area.
  • Training support on leadership, Poverty map, Village Profile Drawing and design, PHAST.
  • Networking Linkage with Union  parishad, Dept of Health, Upazila admin.

870

1650

2520

January, 2011 to December, 2015

 

7

Water Supply and Sanitation Hygiene project

Concern Worldwide Bangladesh

 

Alatauli & Narayanpur Union of Chapainawabganj  Sadar of Chapainawabganj  District

 

  • To increase access to safe water to people living in remote Char areas.
  • To find technological solutions for arsenic treatment and document best practices.
  • Arsenic treatment filters identified and piloted in the targeted community
  •  

3144

0

3144

1st April, 2012 to 30 march 2013 and

 

8

Promoting Food Security and livelihoods of marginalized people in Barind Track (PFLMB)

Oxfam Novib

 

Nachole Upazila Under Chapai Nawabganj and Tanore & Godagari Upazila Under Rajshahi District

  • Capacity of 600 small and marginal farmers increased in climate adaptive agricultural production by utilizing sustainable agriculture technologies suitable for Barind tract.
  • 1200 small holder producers are more able to connect and exist with market system for strengthening economic development.
  • Create an enabling environment for small and medium scale producers for better business opportunities.
  • Developed employment skills of 50 youths (18-25 years) of most vulnerable extreme poor families for better employment and income in & outside of the project area.
  •  

948

252

1200

January, 2014 to  December, 2015

 

9

Prevention of Child Marriage and Child pregnancy (PCMP)

 

Oxfam Novib

 

Nachole Upazila of Chapai Nawabganj District.

 

  • Ending child marriage women will enjoy the better life and be empowered   through life skill education and raising awareness in the families and communities.
  • Children’s voice will be raised to protect child marriage.
  • Child marriage will be stopped through sensitizing the law enforcement agency, local government, community leaders,  politicians, journalists and NGOs

1600

800

2400

May, 2015 to December, 2015

10

Prevention of child Marriage through

Edutainment and Community Engagement

Embassy of Canada, Bangladesh

 

Nachole Upazila of Chapai Nawabganj District.

 

  • 2600 (in and out school) adolescents (60% girls) are informed and aware of prevention of child marriage in their lives.
  • 5200 of parents/caregivers are sensitized and aware of prevention child marriage in their families and communities.

4500

3300

7800

November, 2015 to February, 2016

 

11

Combating with Arsenic Pollution through Sustainable WaSH Intervention for extreme poor in the remote rural areas of Bangladesh

Concern Worldwide Bangladesh

 

Alatauli & Narayanpur Union of Chapainawabganj  Sadar of Chapainawabganj  District

 

  • Stakeholder related to ABF
  • Reactivation of Arsenic Mitigation Committee
  • Setup tubewell and latrine in community level
  • Setup Arsenic Removal plant for safe drinking water
  • Training of Caretakers
  • Review & planning meeting at field level

3144

0

3144

1 January, 2016 to 31 December, 2016

 

 

List of executive body

Sl.

Name

Sex

Designation

Profession

1

Dr. Asabul Haque

Male

Chairperson

Professor

2

Md. Asique Hossain

Male

Vice Chairperson

Development Worker

3

Md. Robiul Alam

Male

Secretary/Executive Director

Development Worker

4

Md. Khandakar Abul Kalam Azad

Male

Tresurer

Development Worker

5

Md. Salim Reza

Male

Asist. Secretary

Development Worker

6

Mst. Momotaz Khatun

Female

Executive Member

House Wife

7

Mst  Khaleda Khanum

Female

Executive Member

Teacher

 

Staff Member:

Staff type

Sex

Total

Male

Female

Permanent Staff

03

0

03

Project Staff

29

13

42

Volunteer

85

0

85

Total

117

13

130