Location: Savar, Dhaka

Website: www.risda.org.bd

Email: risda.bangladesh@yahoo.com

Mission and Vision:

Mission: Mission of RISDA-Bangladesh is to work with deprived and discriminated people, stakeholders in the society and state party for collective action to establish rights and entitlement for their life and livelihood.

Vision: RISDA-Bangladesh envisions a society where deprived and discriminated people are living with sustainable development in their life and livelihood and with respect and dignity.

Target population/beneficiaries:

  • Climate vulnerable population
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Policy makers
  • Population in hard-to reach areas
  • Urban floating population
  • Women and children
  • Youth (Age between 18-35)

Geographical coverage: Both (National and Sub-National)

Type and focus:

  • Youth led and youth centric programmes
  • Youth volunteer organisation

Focus/areas of current programme:

  • Adivasi Rights and Development
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Employment
  • Humanitarian Response
  • Microfinance
  • Rights to children
  • Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Soft skills development programme
  • Vocational Education & Training and Skills Development
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women Empowerment

The main areas of the youth programme(s): Youth skills and capacity development

Title of the programme (1): Skills Development Program

Duration or time period: 3 months training

Targeted beneficiaries:

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

Districts covered:

  • Barguna
  • Bhola
  • Chuadanga
  • Cox’s Bazar
  • Dhaka
  • Faridpur
  • Gazipur
  • Jamalpur
  • Madaripur
  • Rajbari
  • Rajshahi
  • Rangpur
  • Satkhira
  • Shariatpur
  • Sherpur

Youth involvement: Actively/directly engaged in project delivery and implementation

Government Ministries and/or Departments involved:

  • Ministry of Social Services
  • Ministry of Women and Children Affairs