ASD project contributing to change socio-economic condition in Gaibandha


Help for Sustainable Improvement (ASD) mission has been contributing a lot to alter the socio-economic situations of the mission beneficiaries dwelling in numerous chars of three upazilas of the district for few years final.
Workplace sources mentioned attributable to geographical location yearly, the char dwellers of Gaibandha Sadar, Sundarganj and Fulchhari upazilas confronted devastating floods, chilly wave, river erosion and different pure calamities creating untold sufferings to them and their sorrows know no bounds through the disasters.
To mitigate their sufferings and to convey the char dwellers of the upazilas beneath the primary stream of growth, Friendship, a world main none authorities voluntary group took numerous initiatives together with ASD-one.
Mission incharge Dibakor Biswas mentioned a complete of 270 arduous to succeed in char dwellers of the upazilas have been introduced beneath the mission launched in 2017.
The target of the mission funded by Friendship Luxemburg is to alter the socio-economic situation of the mission beneficiaries by means of imparting them in revenue producing actions like poultry farming, cow and goat rearing, vegetable cultivation on the yard of the homes in order that they could possibly be self-reliant economically, he additionally mentioned.
Not solely that, the mission beneficiaries are being made conscious on numerous social points like early or baby marriage, poly gamy, home violence, eve teasing, delivery registration on the initiative of the mission, he added.
Other than it, all of the mission beneficiaries are being made conscious on up to date concern Corona virus, and early flood preparedness to examine the unfold of Corona virus and to scale back the lack of lives and properties through the catastrophe, he additional added.
The social points have been being mentioned the Uthan Boithak being held on the yards of the mission beneficiaries recurrently, he termed.
After taking help and coaching from the mission, most of the beneficiaries have already concerned in revenue producing actions and have become self-dependent and the remaining are on pipeline to be self-reliant step by step.
Mst. Beily Begum, a mission beneficiary dwelling at Kabilpur Char of the district, mentioned they’d bought vegetable seed and sheep from the mission freed from price.
Via farming the varied vegetable in newest agro applied sciences and rearing the sheep in fashionable applied sciences she was in a position to earn financial revenue after which grew to become self-dependent.
She additionally expressed her gratefulness to the officers of the mission and thanked them for launching the mission for them with proving them help and livelihood coaching.
Abdul Hai, chairman of Mollarchar union parishad beneath Sadar upazila, mentioned the char individuals are being benefited from the mission as they’ve realized many issues together with social points and crop farming by means of utilizing fashionable strategies and newest agri applied sciences from the mission.
The mission officers are additionally elevating consciousness about corona and suggesting the mission beneficiaries to keep up social distancing, put on masks, wash fingers with soaps and observe well being tips to include corona, the chairman added.
District coordinator of Friendship Abdus Salam mentioned the group had been working for the char dwellers of Gaibandha and Kurigram district since 2010 aimed toward pushing ahead the beneath privileged and backward arduous to succeed in char individuals in the direction of desired growth.
Numerous initiatives are being carried out by the group to make sure schooling, well being, good governance to the char individuals of the district, he concluded.