Kishoree Club: Adolescent girls are sharing knowledge about health and other issues

GUK has been implementing UPP Ujjibito Project with the financial assistance of PKSF-European Union and GUK own fund. The purpose of the project is to provide adolescent health, nutrition, IGAs and capacity development training support to the project beneficiaries. The project is being implemented in 5 Upazila under Bogura district.

The main objective of the project is to sustainable reduction of famine and poverty from Bangladesh. Specific objective is to make sustainable progress of women headed ultra-poor households and to assist in nutritional security, non-food item purchase ability, asset creation and upgrading social status to achieve the goal.    

Major Activities:

  • Group session on IGAs development
  • Discussion meeting on Health,  Nutrition and  re-productive health care facilities
  • Provide skills development training on on-farm and non-farm activities
  • Provide grant support for purchaching goat, cow, land lease and small business ans seed distributiont
  • Vaccination and de-worming campaign for provide service to beneficiaries goat, cattle at free of cost and Establish model IGAs by providing Buniad loan support
  • Awareness raising campaign on different day observation and develop Ujjibito Kishoree Clab participating by Adolescent Girls at village level.
  • Technology transfer through IGA Demonstration and technical support in Agriculture and livestock sector.


  • 3,400 beneficiaries served in the project areas.
  • 5 upazillas and 33 unions covered by 8 branch offices and formed 186 groups
  • 75 beneficiaries received training on cow rearing
  • 25 beneficiaries received training on vegetable production 25 received training on goat rearing
  • 36 beneficiaries grant support under risk fund and 4 beneficiaries received grant
  • 50 demonstrations ware established on model IGAs and 80 beneficiaries established semi commercial vegetable farm
  • 1124 goats were vaccinated against PPR and 581 cows were de-wormed and 2239 beneficiaries received grants for seeds
  • 527 technical sessions on different IGAs and 549 sessions on health and nutrition were held
  • 8 adolescent clubs were formed and conducted session on nutrition and reproductive health
  • 8 nutrition villages and 8 nutrition corners were established at government primary schools.