Extreme Poverty Project (shiree)

livelihoodDSK implemented extreme poverty eradication project in comparison to others, bears three distinct features: First, most social protection programs suffer from tokenism marked by modest transfer of resources that possibly ameliorate extreme poverty but not likely to lift them out of extreme poverty. DSK- shiree project has budgeted Taka 28000 (originally equivalent to USD 400) per beneficiary to be spent over a period of two years of intervention. This comes to roughly Taka 1167 per month, which is a sizable improvement over Taka 400-500 allocated for most government-run social protection programs. Second, researches show that the problem of income erosion due to ill-health and health shocks is as important as the problem of income generation (Begum and Sen 2005; Sen 2003). However, most social protection programs do not explicitly address the income erosion concerns due to ill-health and health shocks: beneficiaries of income generating activities (IGA) do not get automatic entitlement to health services. In this respect the blending of livelihood activities with health services via health insurance that DSK pursues is worthy of analytical attention.Third, most government-run social protection programs operate in the rural areas. Not only the urban poor and the poorest are excluded, they are often deliberately kept out of the social protection programs to discourage either rural-urban migration or encourage the return of urban migrants back to rural areas. This is, of course, thinking against the logic of development itself, as economic progress lies in the gradual absorption of the surplus labor from agricultural/ rural/ traditional sector into

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Distribution of Basic Tools & Equipments

DSK has distributed basic tools & equipments among volunteers to deal with disaster in Khulna District. District Compressional Mr. Amin Ul Ahsan has present at this time.          

Celebration of National Sanitation Month

DSK has celebrated National Sanitation Month, October 2017 for one of DSK's project Extension of Community WASH Services supported by Water 1st International.

CBO Jugantor AGM Program

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Protest against “Child Marriage Act, 2016”

Protest-Child-Marriage-Act-2016 Protest against proposed “child marriage act, 2016” in front of central Shaheed Minar of Sreepur Upazilla, Gazipur organized by Plan Int. Bangladesh, GPU, DSK, DAM and others organizations

MoU – Dhaka WASA & DSK consortium

MoU-signed-with-Dhaka-WASA-NGOs-News A MoU signing Ceremony of a project named “Billing Performance Improvement for Low Income Community” has taken place between Dhaka WASA and DSK Consortium (DSK, BASA, Nagorik Sheba Foundation, NDBUS) on January 29, 2017 at DWASA Bhaban, Karwan Bazaar, Dhaka. Engr. Uttam Kumar Roy, FCMA-Commercial Manager, DWASA, Dr. Dibalok Singha-Executive Director, DSK, A.K.M Shirajul Islam-Executive Director, BASA, Shah Emdadul Haque-Executive Director, Nagorik Sheba Foundation and Md Abdul Hamid Fakir-president, NDBUS were present at time of the signing session. Under this project, DWASA will engage the mentioned NGOs for the contracted period to operate revenue activities of LIC accounts. This is a contract of 36 months which will be renewed every year and may be extended for further months subject to the satisfactory performance of the operator.

Workshop on EP Reduction by VGD

Workshop on Extreme Poverty Reduction by VGD at Netrakona Workshopat-Netrakona

Dialogue on VGD in Khaliajhuri

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Information Right Day Celebration by DSK

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