NGO FORUM FOR PUBLIC HEALTH

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Public Health & Environment Database

The Public Health and Environment Database (PHED) provides information on NGO Forum and our projects, as well as sector information on WatSan, Public Health and the Environment.

NGO & CIVIL SOCIETY NETWORKING PROJECT

DONOR : GoB-DANIDA

OBJECTIVES: 

Development Objective: To improve quality of life of people by introducing sustained hygiene practices and improved safe water supply, sanitation facilities and services with increased access to those by the poor.

Immediate Objectives:

  1. Capacity build up of all relevant stakeholders to play the roles required to promote safe hygiene behavior (SHB), hygienic sanitation (HS) and safe water supply (SWS) with emphasis and disadvantaged groups. 
  2. Capacity of NGO Forum enhanced to operate as a centre of excellence in the WatSan sector. 

EXPECTED RESULTS :

  • Knowledge, awareness, motivation and skill of FNGOs, PSOs LGIs and relevant stakeholders increased to lead CLTS, SHB and SWS at community level.
  • Knowledge and skill of local theatre/cultural groups enhanced to play catalytic role in promotion of safe WatSan and hygiene issues at community level. 
  • Advocacy & networking with policy-makers and civil society strengthened to facilitate promotion of enabling sectoral policies and relevant issues. 
  • Capacity of the PSOs & CBOs to facilitate access to and availability of low-cost appropriate hygienic latrine and safe water option increased. 
  • Operation & management capacity of NGO Forum enhanced. 

IMPLEMENTATION AREA:

350 unserved and underserved unions in 104 upazilas of 45 districts all over Bangladesh.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES: (Software/Hardware)

  • Community Meetings ------------------------------------------- 9,949 
  • Training for Different Stakeholders --------------------------- 189
  • Training for Community Catalyst Groups -------------------- 49
  • National Events -------------------------------------------------- 15
  • Promotional Activities ------------------------------------------ 12,198
  • Development of IEC/BCC Materials ------------------------- 12 types
  • Periodical Monitoring and Research--------------------------- 13
  • Technical Training ----------------------------------------------- 4 
  • Establishment of VSCs ----------------------------------------- 26
  • Latrine Produced and Promoted ------------------------------- 100,000
  • Water Technologies Installed ---------------------------------- 2,023
  • Water Points Tested --------------------------------------------- 196
  • Meetings with Sectoral Stakeholders, Divisional and District level Consultation, Meeting with LGIs, WatSan Fair, Mass Media Collaboration ------------------------------- 733
  • Distribution of Advocacy Packages --------------------------- 1,000
  • TV Shows --------------------------------------------------------- 5
  • Radio Programmes ---------------------------------------------- 25
  • Audio-visual Shows --------------------------------------------- 130
  • Symposia & Rallies --------------------------------------------- 15
  • Number of Guests visited NRC -------------------------------- 214
  • Processing and Transmitting of Sectoral & Organizational Information ---------- 5
  • Revision and Development of Organizational Policy Documents --------------       2
  • Staff Capacity Development Training ------------------------ 17
  • Study Tour & Experience Sharing Events -------------------- 45

Total Budget : 544,395,000 BDT


Project Duration: 
Sunday, January 1, 2006 to Saturday, December 31, 2011
Project Type: 
Completed