End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh

 
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has received 5 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $6,576 from an original funding goal of $15,658!
    • 5 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    June 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    With your support, a total of 1,500 women have continued to develop their savings to great success. Every week, each woman has been depositing a minimum of 10 taka (or approximately $.15) in savings that is recorded in individual “passbooks” supplied to them. They receive 5% yearly interest compared to the 4 % interest...
    • 5 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    March 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    From July to December of 2008, SATU provided medical services to 1,500 families through a traveling health clinic and a permanent health clinic. The traveling clinic is operated 20 days per month in different communities. A room or house is provided by the local community, taking into account easy access, hygiene and...
    • 5 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    December 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    SATU recently carried out a two-day training for 25 group members to become peer educators in vegetable cultivation. The majority of women with whom SATU works are landless, but the training encouraged women to start vegetable gardens in their homes. Upon seeing the members’ vegetable gardens, female neighbors started...
    • 6 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    September 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    A total of 294 group members of SATU have received 1 or 2 microcredit loans in this past year. With support of IDEX, SATU provided microcredit to 130 members. Subsequently, 164 members received microcredit through the groups’ internal savings generation fund. Of the 294 members, 267 members paid their loans in advance...
    • 6 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has received 35 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    June 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    In last year’s progress report of May 2007, SATU reported on the support of a Medical Assistant to improve health checkups on pregnant mothers and children. This year, SATU is reporting a training that the Medical Assistant, together with SATU’s Project Officer, organized to conduct a 3-day training course on Mother and...
    • 6 years ago
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    • BC
      BC I am relatively new to globalgiving. Bangladesh is my main focus and I am motivated by the reports. In my visits there, I can see the need for aid in many areas and appreciate the sacrifices made by volunteers.
      • 6 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    March 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Program Coordinator, IDEX
    Bishnu Rani lives in Trimohon village of the Tangail district in Bangladesh. She is the eldest of five children in her family. Bishnu’s father had a hard time bringing income to the family so education was just a dream to Bishnu and her siblings. Bishnu recalls her past days: “We had to spend days either without...
    • 7 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    December 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    In Tangail, most of the babies are born underweight due to the poor health status of the mothers. Women in this area are mainly focused on providing food security for their families that when they become pregnant they tend to neglect their own healthcare. It is not uncommon to see pregnant mothers working from dawn to late...
    • 7 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    October 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Programs Coordinator
    SATU provided a three-day workshop on vegetable cultivation for 25 women in the following themes: • Prepare seed bed • Seed selection process • Quality of good seeds • Land selection • Use of pesticides • Preparation of compost • Integrated pest management • Time selection of harvesting • Inter...
    • 7 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has received 22 donations
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    May 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    130 group members were given access to credit for income-generating activities such as vegetable cultivation, small trade, handicrafts and poultry-raising. Through these income-generating projects, the group members have succeeded to increase their income and thus, have access to high-nutritional food. Once they receive...
    • 7 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    March Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia program Director
    SATU has mobilized 15 old groups of 450 members and organized 19 new groups of 475 members to generate a savings fund and have regular meetings to solve local community problems. SATU is working on increasing social awareness for community members to know about their access to local resources and production and in this way,...
    • 8 years ago
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    • SallyJo
      SallyJo I like seeing how the process works for the project. It appears that the project is working! Thanks.
      • 7 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    December 2006 Progress Report
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Project Update • 28 group members have the capacity to process the basic necessities to provide to their family. • 32 group members have received training in nutrition and have learned to consume good quality food as well as to take the necessary steps towards improving family members’ health. • 41 group...
    • 8 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has received 42 donations
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    SATU Update APril 2006
    By - Balu Iyer - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Activities carried out Group formation SATU formed 46 women’s groups in 20 villages, with a total of 1,040 members. The members were selected from extremely poor, small, and marginal households. SATU made regular visit to the groups and members to discuss the changes that were taking place. They found that in many...
    • 9 years ago
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  • End Hunger for Rural Families in Bangladesh has received 11 donations
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Funded

Thanks to 67 donors like you, a total of $7,543 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Katherine Zavala

Program Officer, IDEX
San Francisco, California United States

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