Location: Jahurul Nagar, Bogura

Website: http://www.lighthousebd.org/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lighthousebogura

Email: lighthouse.bogra@gmail.com

Mission and Vision:

Mission:  Light House serves the socially and economically less privileged people in Bangladesh, who are deprived of health care facilities, nutrition and  income generating opportunities; and are vulnerable to climate change effects. The organization works with both supply and demand sides, emphasizing on capacity building and facilitating accessibility to and availability of required services and products. Vision:  A society, where all the people, irrespective of their ethnicity, age, economic status and sexual identity, can enjoy a healthy life with dignity.

Target population/beneficiaries:

  • Adivasi
  • Climate vulnerable population
  • Migrants
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Policy makers
  • Population in hard-to reach areas
  • Senior Citizen (60+ years)
  • Third gender
  • Urban floating population
  • Women and children
  • Youth (Age between 18-35)
  • Others (Female sex workers; Brothel Base Female Sex workers and Widow)

Geographical coverage: National level

Type and focus:

  • Youth led and youth centric programmes
  • Youth network

Focus/areas of current programme:

  • Adivasi Rights and Development
  • Advocacy and Awareness Building
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Community Empowerment
  • Employment
  • Environment, Climate Change, and Disaster Management
  • Gender Equality
  • Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Human Rights and Legal Aid Services
  • Humanitarian Response
  • Integrated Development
  • Mental Health
  • Microfinance
  • Quality education
  • Rights to children
  • Soft skills development programme
  • Volunteerism
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Women Empowerment

The main areas of the youth programme(s): Youth leadership training program

Title of the programme: Strengthen organizational capacity of dealing SRHR project for young people

Duration or time period: 1 July 2017 – till date

Targeted beneficiaries:

  • Young Men (Age between 18-35)
  • Young Women (Age between 18-35)

Districts covered: Bogura

Youth involvement: Actively/directly engaged in project design and conceptualization

Government Ministries and/or Departments involved: Ministry of Youth and Sports