Location: Jamalpur

Website: www.us-bd.org

Mission and Vision:

Mission: To work with the community people especially poor/ultra poor and disadvantaged group of the people ethnic groups and people with disability including men, women and children living in plain land, river basin, hilly and haor areas of Bangladesh for their socioeconomic development implementing different development programs.

Vision: A society based on equality, fairness and good governance which can ensure sustainable development and people’s empowerment.

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)

Geographical coverage: Both (National and Sub-National)

Type and focus: Not youth led but has youth centric programmes

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
  • Microfinance
  • Quality education
  • Rights to children
  • Soft skills development programme
  • Urban Development
  • Vocational Education & Training and Skills Development
  • Volunteerism
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Women Empowerment
  • Others

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

Title of the programme (1): Socio Economic Empowerment with Dignity and Sustainability

Duration or time period: 2019-2023

Targeted beneficiaries:

  • Children (below 18 years)
  • Young Men (Age between 18-35)
  • Young Women (Age between 18-35)

Districts covered: Jamalpur

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

Government Ministries and/or Departments involved:

  • Ministry of Youth and Sports
  • Ministry of Women and Children Affairs