SU-CHALA

Project TitleSU-CHALA
Overall GoalGrant for urban ultra-poor children’s Mirpur, Lalbagh and Jurain area to schooling program  
Project Results/ Objective • Enhanced capacities of children to urban resilience in informal settlements
• Scale up to Primary & Secondary education
• Awareness women and children’s in urban resilience through generated evidence
DurationJan 2017 - Dec 2018
Funded ByAnukul Foundation
Supported BySEEP & Anukul Foundation
Geographical CoverageMirpur, Lalbagh & Jurain
BudgetBDT 2,85,000.00
Target Beneficiaries • Direct: 32
• Indirect: -
Target Groups • Drop out of children
• Unawareness of guardian
• Indiscipline of children
Strategic Partners • Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)
• Urban Development Directorate (UDD)
• Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK)
Main Components/ Interventions of the Project • Decrease the drop out children
• Awareness of the guardian
• Attempt of the children
Project in briefSince 2012 Su-chala program was started. With the support and financial assistance from Anukul Foundation, SEEP is carrying out the Project to aid in the continuation of education of 32 children aged 6-10 in urban slums of mirpur, Jurain and Lalbagh. It’s a stipend program and up to 224 students were supported by successful 7 years. The community people were excited at the prospect of getting their children in mainstream education and motivated the children to attend school regularly. Children become pliant and articulate in expression due to the effect of school ambience. They have become are about their rights and many have since left hazardous jobs and move to decent jobs where working hours are as per the labour law. They are happy and content with the progress they are making in life. They household environ of the children have diametrically improved, they are hygiene conscious, study regularly at home. The teachers were eloquent about the dramatic improvement of the psyche of the children.

Primary Health Project

Project TitlePrimary Health Project
Overall GoalGrant for urban ultra-poor children’s Mirpur, Lalbagh and Jurain area to schooling program  
Project Results/ Objective • Primary Health checkup and Paramedics prescription (free of cost for poor clients)
• Pre and post primary maternity checkup for mother-child also consulting service (free of cost for poor clients)
• TBA service for delivery at clients home (with a small amount charging to poor client)
• Free networking and linking with specialized health service provider
• Health & sanitation advice
• Free medicine supply
DurationMar 2018 - Feb 2019
Funded ByAnukul Foundation
Supported BySEEP & Anukul Foundation
Geographical CoverageLalbagh & Jurain
BudgetBDT 3,12,000.00
Target Beneficiaries • Direct: - 76520
• Indirect: -12350
Target Groups • All micro finance client
• Their family members,
• Relatives and community people
Strategic Partners • Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)
• Urban Development Directorate (UDD)
• Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK)
Main Components/ Interventions of the Project • Diarrhea
• Dysentery
• Hepatitis
• Gynecological support
• Participation in Group meeting
• Consulting Service Provided
• Fever, Cold, Cough
• Skin disease
Project in briefSince 2011 Primary Health Program was started. With the support and financial assistance from Anukul Foundation, SEEP is carrying out the Project support of health program treatment 88,870 parson in urban slums of Jurain and Lalbagh. Under this program has one MBBS Doctor, one paramedic and one TBA. The Donor have supported this health program at 8 years successfully.

Prevention of Child Trafficking through Community Strengthening & Networking


Project Title

Prevention of Child Trafficking through Community Strengthening & Networking (PCTSCN)

Overall Goal
By 2030, Girls and Young Women in Bangladesh are living in an enabling environment free from Gender Based Violence and Economic Exclusion.

Project Results/ Objective
1. Evidence based L&A to ensure adequate resource allocation for NPA
implementation, activation and functional of Counter Trafficking Committees (CTCs) with promotion of coordination among the actors and creation of space for active linkage and networking;
2. Raise voices of children and youth in NPA monitoring;
3. Promote priority of children in activating the institutions (National Authority, Fund, and Special Tribunal for combating human trafficking);
4. Engage community and media to combat GBV.
Duration
2015 to 2019

Funded By

TdH Netherlands

Supported By

PCTSCN Consortium

Geographical Coverage

Bagerhat, Patuakhali, Rangpur, Satkhira and Dhaka districts
Budget
Tk. 18,25,500/=

Target Beneficiaries
Total target beneficiaries and target actors you plan to achieve under this Project:
Families and communities = 525,120
CSOs = 138
Government = 930

Target Groups

Families and communities, CSOs, Government

Strategic Partners

INCIDIN, CPD, SEEP and Nari Maitree

Main Components/ Interventions of the Project
The key strategic actions are: lobbying, advocacy, mobilizing, linking and
networking. The main tactics involve outsider approach through participatory knowledge sharing, as well as an insider approach through membership in government committees and linkage building by organizational strength and involvement.

Project in brief
This project falls under GAA project, thematic area child trafficking and migration. It intends to better implement Human Trafficking Act-2012 and it’s Rules-2017 along with implementation of National Plan of Action (NPA) on human trafficking 2018-2022. This project aims to achieve these outcomes through lobbying, advocacy, linking and networking. The main tactics involve an outsider approach through participatory knowledge sharing, as well as an insider approach through membership in government committees and building linkage by organizational strength and involvement. The geographical areas include Bagerhat, Patuakhali, Rangpur, Satkhira and Dhaka districts. The families and communities and CSO from 5 working areas districts mentioned earlier. The key actors in 2019 include: Families & Communities along with Media, Government and CSOs.

Sexual & Reproductive Health


Project Title

BGD Youth Power Action Integrated Workforce Development and sexual and Reproductive health for Youth in Bangladesh study

Overall Goal
“Collaboration for Durable and Systemic Change for Youth Employment (Skills to Succeed Grant#5)"
The project will reach a total of 1000 deprived in-school and out-of-school youth (48% female) living in urban areas in Mirpur, Dhaka. Sexual & Reproductive Health,
Menstrual Hygiene Management and Nutrition Curriculum for Young People Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2018.
Project ResultsS2S equips deprived and at risk youth with the right combination of market-relevant skills, networks and opportunities they need to get decent jobs or build their own businesses. S2S, under YouthPower Action, will implement this curriculum with Community Mobilizers to better understand the benefits of integrating a SRH component into the program.
ObjectiveTo provide SRH training with Employability & skills training to vulnerable adolescents and youths (14-24) in IT/BPO courses and place them to gainful employment in the supply chain of IT/BPO sector for better improved life in their next job life.
Primary SRH outcomeIntention to use contraception,
Secondary SRH outcomes: contraceptive knowledge; contraceptive use; use of a modern method, increase income, less absenteeism
Duration
From 1 June 2018 shall expire on 31 January 2019

Funded By

Pilot project: Save the children USA

Supported By

Save the Children International (SCI)

Geographical Coverage

Mirpur, Dhaka
Budget
BDT 218,000

Target Beneficiaries
Direct: 1,000 adolescent and youths
Indirect: 2,000 adolescent and youths
Participants of this SRH trainings are young people aged 16-24 who are living in urban areas and taking part in Save the Children’s Skills to Succeed (S2S) program.
16-24-year-old men and women participants in the Skills to Succeed (S2S) program. S2S eligibility includes those who have completed at least Junior Secondary Education (grade 8) living in the slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Design: Panel cluster-randomized impact evaluation

Target Groups
Deprived and at-risk adolescent and youth from poor households
Age group: 14-24 years
Male-Female ratio: 52% male, 48% female
Adolescent and youth with disabilities and working in hazardous conditions

Main Components/ Interventions of the Project
Research Question: Is an integrated workforce and sexual and reproductive health intervention better at achieving improved work force and SRH outcomes than a work force-only study? ---- Hypothesis is it can.

Development objective
Client Collaboration and other Opportunities
Primary SRH outcome: Intention to use contraception,
Secondary SRH outcomes: contraceptive knowledge; contraceptive use; use of a modern method, increase income, less absenteeism
Provide insights as an employer in the labor market assessment

Contribution to knowledge
The following contributions will be made to knowledge and assets:
Primary WfD outcome: decent work, which includes income, work stability, reasonable hours/week, perceived physical and emotional safety at work.
Secondary WfD outcomes: Employment seeking knowledge and behavior; communication skills; Interpersonal skills; Higher-order thinking skills; Self-control; Positive identity

Project in brief
Save the Children Federation,
Save the Children is implementing the Skills to Succeed (S2S) program to address decent employment in Bangladesh with SEEP in Mirpur.
From September 2017 to 2020, with funding from Accenture Global Grants 5, S2S will provide market-relevant employability and vocational training, focusing on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) for finance and accounting vocations, to 13,500 vulnerable out-of-school youth aged 16-24 years old living in the urban slums of Dhaka.
Save the Children works with three local implementing partners (IAs):
Social & Economic Enhancement Programme (SEEP)
Evaluation Survey : This survey will serve as the main data collection instrument for the impact evaluation of the Integrated for Youth study. This survey will be given to a sample of youth before the program begins as a baseline, four months after completion of the program as a midline and 13 months after completion of the program as an end line.
The data collection firm Data collector will collect the data from the sampled youth on tablets using Kobo Toolbox. Once the data is collected, this will be submitted directly from the tablets into the Kobo cloud database and then exported by Youth power Action for analysis.

S2S Foundational Skills Training Design
Methodology
Population:
16-24-year-old men and women participants in the Skills to Succeed (S2S) program. S2S eligibility includes those who have completed at least Junior Secondary Education (grade 8) living in the slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Design:
Panel cluster-randomized impact evaluation
Study Sites:
Youth clubs in slums, Mirpur, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Training plan:
Sampling plan:
The study will be conducted across two cohorts of S2S youth starting in July and October 2018, totaling 2,700 youth (1,350 per cohort). Youth clubs will be randomly assigned into one of two treatment arms.
Treatment arm1 will just receive the standard S2S employability skills training
Treatment arm2 will receive the standard S2S employability skills and SRH, MHM, nutrition skills training as well.

3 youth clubs from Cohort 1 and 2 youth clubs from Cohort 2 will be randomly assigned into treatment arm2 of SEEP.
Out of the 90 youth in each youth club, 60 youth will be sampled only for baseline survey the sample will be 70.
Sample size per cohort:
60 youth/club x 5 clubs = 300 youth/cohort

In 5 Youth clubs - The foundational skills training involves the following breakdown:
Employability Skills with SRH (in ARM-2 club)
Occupational Health & Safety Skills
English Skills Practice
Numeracy Skills Practice
Youth-led Advocacy and cultural activities
In the Vocational training center Business Process Out sourcing (BPO) training –
Web Design
Finance & Accounting
Customer care & Development
Graphics Design

Conclusion & looking forward
Save the Children - Save the Children responsible for the overall implementation of the S2S program as well as the quality and oversight of the Integrated for Youth study. They also are responsible for informing Youth power Action if any problems arise during implementation of the study.
SEEP - Implementing partner SEEP including SRH Community Mobilizers, are responsible for delivering the trainings program, selection and enrollment of learners, tracking dropout as well as collecting data on youth attendance to program activities. They also support to mobilize youth for data collection activities.
Data collector -
serves as the external data collection firm and responsible for collecting the data related to the impact evaluation. They train their data collectors alongside Save staff and collect baseline, midline and end line data, which is submitted to Save and Youth power Action.