Project Name:-Disaster Risk Reduction-CFS (Child Friendly Space).Supported by: MOWCA and UNICEF


Implementing by: Agrogoti Sangstha.

 

Background: Children in Bangladesh in general face multidimensional forms of deprivation, violence, abuse and exploitation. It happens almost every where within family, street, community, Work Place School and any state and non state institutions. A large proportion is deprived of health care, an acceptable level of nutrition, safety and security, child marriage, trafficking, sexual abuse, dowry and corporal punishment. Repeated depression in Bay of Bengal and the effect of monsoon Satkhira was highly affected in August 2011. On that context Agrogoti Sangstha established 08 CFS as an answer for child protection in emergencies with the help of MOWCA, UNICEF and Rupantar.

 

Goal: The children in the water stagnant areas in satkhira districts are supported with effective child protection mechanism in ensuring their Safety protection and education.

 

Objectives:

  • To established child Friendly Space nearer schools at union level acting as Supported Center for the protection of children affected with water inundation.
  • To ensure Psycho-social support for mental development. The children of the families living on the highways are prone to road accidents will be saved being in the CFS and also from various diseases.
  • The children will continue their education and will stop the dropout. Their parents will go out for work or relief collection without anxiety and the children will be out of risk for flood water.

Working Area :

Center No.

Place

Union

Children

19

Binerpota

Nagorghata

59

20

PTRC-01

,,

56

21

PTRC-02

,,

62

22

PTRC-03

,,

52

23

Asanagor

,,

75

24

Nagorghata

,,

65

25

Goalputa

,,

77

26

Kumira

Kumira

70

Total :    516

 

Daily Activities Under CFS:

01. National anthem 02. Personal Hygiene 03. Games and sports.
04. Recite poem 05. Discussion on early marriage, trafficking child rights,   nutrition, disaster risk reduction, Orientation on life skill. 06. Drama
07. Singing song 08. Musical Completion 09. Primary Health Care
10. Drawing 11. Art competition 12. Health and Hygiene

13. Reproductive health for adolescent14. Psychosocial Support.

 

 

Specific achivements:

#. Above 500 children saved being in the child Friendly Spaces from road accidents, various diseases and different exploitation.

#. The children became able to continue their education.

#. The parents of the children went out for work and relief collection without anxiety.

#.  The children became save from trafficking as they were staying in CFS.

#. Their mental growth did not hamper.

#. The children without free of any fear they enjoyed very much that was helpful for their mental development.

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