ANNESHA FOUNDATION (AF)

Section One –Education Program

1.1 Basic Education for HARD TO REACH Urban Working Children:

Under the jurisdiction of Education Department of Annesha Foundation, the Basic Education Project (Second Phase) for Hard to Reach Urban Working Children has been implemented in the fiscal year 2007-2008.   There are 4 stages in the in the project.  The first, second and third stages have been implemented in the fiscal year 2007-2008. The activities of fourth

 stage have been started from 1st July, 2008. The overall information about the implemented 3 stages and ongoing 4th stage is as follows: 

01. Area-wise number of education centers:  

Sl. No.

Name of the Stage

Name of the Area

Number of Total Education Centers

Jatrabari/

Sayeadabad

Demra

Adamji

Sonargaon

Rupganj

1.

1st Stage

16

30

10

25

19

100

2.

2nd Stage

10

20

10

25

35

100

3.

3rd Stage

-

28

8

5

29

70

4.

4th Stage

-

32

12

12

22

78

                      Total

26

110

40

67

105

348

     

02. Area-wise number of learners:  

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Stage

Jatrabari/

Sayeabad

Demra

Adamji

Sonargaon

Rupganj

Number of total learners

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

Boy

Girl

1

1st Stage

160

210

300

450

100

150

250

375

190

285

1,000

1,500

2

2nd Stage

100

150

200

300

100

150

250

375

350

525

1,000

1,500

3

3rd Stage

-

-

280

420

80

120

50

75

290

435

700

1,000

4

4th Stage

-

-

320

480

120

180

120

180

220

330

780

1,170

Total

260

360

1,100

 =SUM(ABOVE) 1,650

400

600

670

1,005

1,050

1,575

3,480

5,220

 

03. Stage-wise number of teachers, Supervisors and Assistant Coordinators:

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Stage

Number of Teachers

Number of Supervisors

Number of Assistant Coordinators

Total number of staffs in the project

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

1

1st Stage

-

72

04

06

1

-

05

78

2

2nd Stage

02

98

06

04

-

1

08

103

3

3rd Stage

04

66

05

02

1

-

10

68

4

4th Stage

-

78

02

06

-

1

02

85

             Total

06

314

 =SUM(ABOVE) 17

 =SUM(ABOVE) 18

2

2

 =SUM(ABOVE) 25

 =SUM(ABOVE) 334

 

04. Stage-wise duration of the Project:

Sl.No.

Name of the Stage

Duration of the Project

Date of  starting the activities

Date of the end of the Project

1

1st Stage

4o months

1st July 2006

        31 October    2009

2

2nd Stage

4o months

      1st August  2007

         30 November 2010

3

3rd Stage

4o months

1st April 2008

31 July  2011

4

4th Stage

4o months

1st July  2008

    31 October 2011

 

After the inspection, the Project Director is   speaking with the students.

Mr.Milon L.Gomes the Coordinator of the project is speaking on

World Children and Labour Prevention Day.

 

A teacher is conducting her class.

     A scene of the drama performed by the student

 

 

Students are dancing in the Variety Show on the World Children and Child Labor Protection Day.

 

Section Two - Training and Human Resource Development

2.1. Training: Activities

1.        Regular Training Programs are provided for developing the skill of staffs of Annesha Foundation.

2.             Training programs are provided for developing the skill of the newly appointed staff of the organization.

3.             Training programs are provided to the staff of other organizations as an income generating activities.

4.             To let the training hall, dormitories, training equipment and supply different kinds of food as an income generating activities.

5.             Accounts of income and expenditure.

6.             Training for MFTS Program.       

 

 Introduction: Annesha Foundation (AF) has  started its training activities with a training hall and a dormitory with 31 seats (30 general seats and I VIP seat) from  November, 2006 renting 4 floors of a house ( 43/3 Senpara Parbata,  Mirpur- 10, Dhaka – 1216).  The information about the activities for the year 2007-2008 is given below:

Number of General Seat

Number of VIP Seat

Flooring

Dining hall

Training venue

40

1

20

1

4

 

The detailed information of the program is given below:

1.         Regular Training Program for the skill development of the staff of Annesha                   Foundation:-

For the skill development of the staffs of Annesha Foundation,  regular training programs were organized. The information up to March 2007 about the training program of the staffs is given with the following table:

Sly. No

Designation of the staff

Title of the Course

Number of batch

Number

1.

Branch Manager

Savings and Loan Program Management

3

89

2.

Assistant Accountant

Accounts Management

1

22

3.

Program Organizer

Savings and Loan Program Management

5

140

4.

Area Coordinator

Savings and Loan Program Management

2

10

 

2. Training Program organized for the newly appointed staff of Annesha Foundation:

The newly appointed staffs of Annesha Foundation were given Orientation training. The information up to   March 2007 about the training program is given with the following table: 

Sl.No.

Designation

Title of the Course

Number of batch

Number

1

Branch Manager, Assistant Accountant, Program Organizer

Job Orientation

4

60

 

3.  As a source of income generating program for Annesha Foundation Training Program for

the Staffs of other organizations were organized:

Letters have been sent to more than 100 NGOs inviting them to send their staffs to attend the training program on Savings and Micro Credit Management. Besides this, advertisement is published in the Daily Ittefaq. In the meanwhile, some NGOs have communicated with us. This kind of Training Program will be a income generating program of Annesha Foundation.

4. Accounts on income and Expenditure:

The accounts of the capital and profit will be given by the Account Department of Annesha Foundation (AF).   

 

 5. Information about Training on MFTS Program:  395 members got training in 16 batches on MFTS Program in Nobogram, Nalchiti, Shohagdol and Gopalgonj Branch. The information is given with the following table:

Name of Course

Gopalgonj

Nalchiti

Nobogram

Shohagdal

Total

Batch

Beneficiaries

batch

Beneficiaries

batch

Beneficiaries

batch

Beneficiaries

batch

Beneficiaries

Social Awareness

0

0

1

30

0

0

0

0

1

30

Goat Rearing

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Poultry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Layers

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Boilers

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cow Rearing

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

0

0

1

30

0

0

0

0

1

30

222The training was not organized since fund was not available.

 

 

The income and expenditure of the Training Department:

 

Income in taka

Expenditure in taka

Balance in taka

2,142,371

1,197,796

945,575

                                   

µ     Result of the training activities.

-       The concerned staff members have earned expertise in respective working fields.

-       Trained-up new staff members have understood the organizational activities and organizational rules and regulations.

-       Data and information have been updated in different stages of the organization.

-       The beneficiaries have been skilled and conscious.

-           Skills and working capabilities of the staff members increased in their own working fields.

 

Section Three – Income Generating Activities:

3.1. Formation of Samities, Members and Savings

t    Introduction of the Project  :

Annesha Foundation has been working for the neglected, underprivileged, disadvantaged and exploited classes of people, since May 27, 1989 in rural areas and has been providing motivation, education, training and awareness building activities for their integrated development. 5 members formed a group and 4 to 6 groups formed a samity. A samity consisting of 4 groups and or 20 members is registered under Annesha Foundation (AF). For group management, a committee consisting of 6 members (1 chairperson, 1 secretary, 1 treasurer and 3 members) is elected/ selected. The group members sit in their regular meetings weekly. In the meeting they discuss about their present situation, try to identify their problems, find out probable solution and deposit money for their economic development in future.  As on 30 June 2008, 2242 groups consisting of 29,326 members were formed, who accumulated Tk.44, 316,364 as savings.

 

t    Strategies of Project implementation:

      -         Organizing men and women through continuous motivation

      -         Awareness building through development oriented discussions.

      -         Bringing changes in knowledge, skills and attitudes through training. 

      -         Weekly and special savings accumulation from respective group members.

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Objectives of the Project:

 

-          Strengthening of unity and solidarity among the group members. 

-          Providing continuous motivation for creating sustainable development in the livelihood.

-      Raising capital with the savings of the group members. 

-          Inspiring members for undertaking income and employment oriented activities.

-          Motivating members not to take loan from local moneylenders in their bad times. 

-          Encouraging women to work side by side their husbands.

-          Empowering by increasing awareness and building self-confident among women group members. 

-       Building democratic and accountable organization which could be used as platform to   

      raise their voice and assert their rights.

-          Establishing women’s prestige and dignity in family, society and national level.

 

 

 

 

 

Formation of Groups/Samitys:

One of the strategies of activity-implementation is formation of small groups/samities with poor people. So far from inception, Annesha Foundation (AF) has organized 2,239 groups consisting of 29,188 members as on 30 June 2007. A year-wise statement of group formation has been shown above in graph – 1 for last 12 years.

Last 14 (1995 – 2008) years comparative progress of group formation is shown below both with the following table and graph:

Table

Years

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Groups

236

241

369

400

707

953

1255

1419

1782

2001

2288

2328

2239

2242

 

The information about the increase of groups/samitys for 14 years is presented with the following column graph.

 

The number of members based on years is presented with the following table.

Years

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Member

4393

4214

7092

9578

16727

19723

20605

22664

26233

30332

33645

32648

29188

29326

 

Information about the increase of member up-to 14 years are presented with the following column chart:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Savings:

The organized groups sit in the regular weekly meeting and discuss on their socio-economic condition. For their own economic development, they deposit their savings in the regular meeting. As on 30th June 2007, their total accumulated amount is Tk. 46,823,000. This savings amount is kept with Annesha Foundation (AF). Annesha Foundation (AF) invests

 

 

this fund and in return Annesha Foundation pays interest to members against their saving deposits at the rate of Taka.6% annually. The members’ savings has been shown in graph below for last 14 years. The Taka has been shown in thousand.

Table

Years

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Taka

1085

1821

3818

8478

10534

10928

21893

25755

30204

35876

43874

49802

46823

44316

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graph

 

 

Project-based Samity/Group Member, Savings outstanding and Loan Outstanding t

Particular

PKSF

Own Fund

Total

Branch

16

8

24

Sub-branch

1

5

6

Samity

1293

949

2242

Member

17,176

12,150

29,326

Savings

30,638,979

13,677,385

44,316,364

Loan Outstanding

64,516,603

35,363,196

99,879,799

 

Project- wise Loan Disbursement and Realization for the FY 200-2008:

        

Particulars

PKSF

ADIP

SAIP

Own fund

Total

Disbursement

83,732,000

25,761,000

22,042,000

10,862,000

 =SUM(LEFT) 142,397,000

Realization

107,705,787

26,688,052

24,343,768

11,404,634

 =SUM(LEFT) 170,142,241

 

t    Results of the Savings and Credit Programs. 

a.      Consciousness built among the group members.

b.     Unity and solidarity increased among group members.

c.      Leadership quality developed among group members.

d.     Members became habituated to savings and saved money regularly.

e.      Self-confidence increased among the group members with regards to changing their own fate.

 

 

 

 

f.       Members are earning some extra income from own income generating activities (IGAs).  

g.     Members are fulfilling their family needs from their own income and are investing in incomegeneration activities

 

   

  

 

 

 

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