To respond to the immediate needs of the river-erosion affected population of Naria, Shariatpur district of Bangladesh with cash grants, personal hygiene products and assistive devices for disabled people.
The programme targets one of the most vulnerable communities of the country. Our local partner will deliver multi-purpose cash grants, assistive devices to those with disabilities, and distribute hygiene kits supported by hygiene promotion campaigns. The programme is inclusive in nature and prioritises households that are women-headed and have children, elderly or other family members with disabilities.
Naria, Shariatpur district, Bangladesh
September 2018 - November 2018
20,000 (4,500 households)
Shariatpur Development Society (SDS)
UK aid, Start Fund Bangladesh
- 4,500 families received hygiene kits and approximately £40 as an unconditional cash grant.
- 158 elderly and those with disabilities received assistive devices.
- Hygiene promotion and awareness campaigns were run in the local area.