Background of the Project:
“Food Security 2012 Bangladesh – UJJIBITO” is a motivated project, with a wide range of interventions implemented by numerous (Forty) implementing partners. The project derives its funding from Bangladesh Government, European Union & PKSF. Understanding the full package is both important and challenging. Bangladesh Government & European Union both signed a financing agreement on 28th May 2013 for the project. There are two main component of the project. They are: (1) Cash for work & (2) Skill development & social awareness program. LGED will implement Rural Employment and Road Maintenance Program-2; on the other hand PKSF will implement Ultra Poor Project (UPP)-Ujjibito. DDJ as the partner NGO of PKSF has been implementing the project from 1st November 2013.
Duration: 1st November 2013 to 30 April 2019
Zianagor, Mothbaria and Nazirpur upazilas of Pirojpur district, Kochua, Chitalmari, Mongla, Sarankhola and Morrelgonj upazilas of Bagerhat district and Rajapur and Jhalokati Sadar upazilas of Jhalokati district.
Source of Funding: Bangladesh Government, European Union & PKSF.
Goal of the Project:
The goal of the project is to ensure sustainable poverty reduction as envisaged by the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
Objective of the Project:
The objective of the project is to advance sustainable graduation out of rural ultra-poverty through a combination of public safety nets, social and livelihood development support and longer term linkage with micro-finance.
Target Group/People: Ultra-poor people.