with the help of her blind husband
She could not avail schooling and got married at a very early age to a one eyed day labour. At that time Nilima was pregnant, so it was too difficult to lead their life as her husband became blind.View Story
first choice to pregnant women
There was a small bridge linking the clinic with the access road but that did not have any railing to protect the users from falling downView Story
The Winner's Story
Faruk described that, in 2005, I observed some black spots in my body. I assumed that, those may be general skin disease. I etched those if and when needed. Sometimes, those were creating a burning sensation.View Story
A huge success
Sharif Uddin was bound to take responsibility of the family while studying in class ten and that was the end of his academic education. Sharif started working on daily basis in an orchard (kool garden) in addition to paddy cultivation in his father’s land.View Story
burden no more
I move scrolling with my two hands only. Without other’s support, I cannot go outside. It is a big hassle for my family members when I need to go for toilet use. Sometimes, I feel very much tragic when I find none as caregiver for toilet use.View Story
Mother and child health services to the people of the area with priority to marginal segment of population. Mirsarai hospital is a continuation effort of VERC health interventions.View Story
I take the pleasure to present VERC and its progress, achievements and highlights of the future growth. Despite all the odds, VERC efforts succeeded in bringing new lessons to programs envisioning directions for growth and consolidating its role to contribute more to the national development initiatives.
VERC recalls the successful expansion of the interventions and great appreciations for financial and technical support of overseas development partners in the areas of pre-primary and primary education, WASH, livelihood, technology promotion, health, local governance promotion, institution building and income generating activities to benefit more and more people.
It is true that as a result of the traditional development approach, poor, village people, minor ethnic group as well as women are always deprived of all types of opportunities and rights due to marginalized status in society. In that sense, Minu Hasda is the poorest of the poor women of the ethnic minority.
She lives with her day lobor husband Paolus Tudu in Bazarpur village of Amarpur union in Chirirbandar upazila in the northern poverty stricken area in Bangladesh.
“As an Imam of the mosque, I use to deliver religious messages to the Muslims during prayer, especially on the Jumma day (Friday). Bedsides playing the role of Imam, I am also the member of Union Education, Health and Family Planning Standing Committee of Baghuatia UP of Abhaynagar Upazila” said Mr. Afzal Hossain.
As an elderly person most people listen to me and follow my suggestions. The Imam said, “It was a superstition among people that ‘Anemia’, ‘Infant mortality ’, etc, are considered as ‘Bala mochibat’ as consequences of evil act of people.