The Light House of Hill : To Flourish Properly, Needs People Participation and Asset Based Development

One of the very nice shiny morning of May 2015. The hills show their natural beauty. Suddenly clouds have come and surrounded the whole area. After ten minutes, clouds have gone and everything gets clearly visible. It seems that the hilly area flourishing itself newly. Very nice moments for the travellers, come from the plane lands. But it is the common phenomenon of this hilly area named Sajek, one of the nicest hilly area of Bangladesh, where the clouds are playing hide & seek game. And where the nature shows it’s exclusive beauty. It is also the biggest union of Bangladesh, but very remote area of Rangamati district which is one of the beautiful hilly district of this country. Sajek is adjacent of Mizoram, a nicest state of India.

When clouds have gone, five children, three of them are girls have come to visible; girls are blue dressed and boys are green dressed, climbing on a vertical hill. But where they are going?

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Story of a lady bike rider and women development: Organizers should go to the roots

Every morning one lady bike rider passes me when my bus gets stuck in the jam on the way to my office. She goes ahead to her destination by driving her Scooty easily and naturally on the wide and narrow spaces on the road as like as a man. Every day when I see her I give her a salute and admire her courage because it is Bangladesh, a moderate Islamic country by the constitution, where a big part of the people do not support from their mind to let the women go out from home for working purposes and open their identity to other men. They wish to detain their women, sister or daughter in the home and against doing their job, then this is too far for the woman wishes to drive a bike or scooty at this like of society and environment. So that, every day she faces odd looking and bad comments deliberate by many narrow minded people. Though I feel proud of her and hope that by seeing her so many women come out from their home and lead their lives independently, sometimes I also feel panicky for that lady bike rider and pray for her not to attack by the fundamentalists. Yes, I salute you, lady. Continue reading

Advocacy and Knowledge Management: Empowering & Building Capacity of the target people

Everyone knows that Knowledge is the main key of success. For an effective organization, it is very much needed to build up knowledge management unit into the organization.  It helps increasing knowledge of its members and employees. By sharing knowledge with one another and with other organizations all employees can run their works smoothly, because earning more knowledge sharp everyone’s brain and merit. Continue reading

Monitoring for sustainable and effective results

Many Government Organizations (GO), Non Government Organizations (NGO), Business Organiazations and international Aid Agencies work in many countries for social and economical development. There are various types of projects and programs implemented for developing the socio-economic conditions of those countries, especially in developing and under developed countries. Since hundreds of years, the development agencies have been working in many countries only for doing various development issues. Thousands of projects-programs already implemented, many are running now and many projects will also run in future. Continue reading

Role of Donors in Poverty Alleviation and Development Activities: Are they achieved 100 % or appropriate and expected outcomes!!!???

Many Donor organizations and countries of the world have been donating or lending billions of money as aid for long time in many third world countries and underdeveloped and developing countries for organizing various types of social and economical development programs including poverty alleviation. Many countries do their development works by using the foreign assistance. There are many NGOs and Government Organizations establish for doing various types of development activities including poverty alleviation programs or works.  We know, the aid expectant organizations prepare several project proposals and generally donor organizations or countries approve those proposals doing some changes or not to do any changes and give them fund, donation or debt to implement those programs/projects. After getting fund, those organizations or authorities try to finish their project within the project tenure and they publish a beautiful and good looking (successful!!!) project completion report and send it to funding organizations and many others organizations and authorities desiring further assistance for upcoming another projects.

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Excess production of foods: brings positive or negative impact for farmers???

Recently in Bangladesh, some agricultural farmers showed their agitation against the government by through tons of paddy in the main road of capital city. The cause of their grief was that, they couldn’t make profit by selling paddy due to the high production costs and also excess production of paddy in this year. In last winter some vegetable farmers also through tons of tomato in the roads of several cities of Bangladesh due to same cause. When supplies of paddy exceed the demand then the farmers fall in a big trouble, their production become loosing concern!!! Continue reading

Women empowerment: in which ways???

Many people including women leaders and social workers are excited about women empowerment in development and under developed country. It is true that in those countries, there have been created many opportunities to empowered women and now women especially poor women of those countries are empowered themselves than last decades. Access in Micro finance and borrowing microcredit and getting working opportunity in garment sectors and another big or small industries or business and other institutions make them financially solvent. Now Micro finance organizations help them to start a small or medium business and by getting these opportunities they can earn and help others to be solvent women.  Now they can income money for themselves and able to contribute in families which wasn’t thinkable in few years ago in development and under developed countries. They also play a good roll in the economic growths of those countries. Continue reading

Library for Farmers, Garment Workers and other poor professionals

[Summary of this blog: We know education and knowledge always act as an asset for everyone’s life. Library can do a big roll for learning. However, our farmers, garment workers and another poor service holders, labors have no opportunity, necessary education and time to access in library. For that reason, now most of them are out of modern knowledge, advantage of science and technology and amusing things of life. If a library can be set up (where it is not possible then can be arrange study circles) in their living or working places and some educated people make them hear by reading some nobles and other knowledgeable books and show some useful and amusing videos which are fit for them to be taught valuable matters and useful for their life and works. It must be helpful and useful for them to improve their livelihoods. For example, if it is possible to show some video to our farmers about cultivation, best use of seeds-crops, the best way of preserving seeds-crops and farming materials, goods etc, and then it will be very helpful for them in their proper works.] Continue reading

Business of Drugs: poverty relief or tenaciously snap our society???

At present, production and selling of drug (e.g. YABA, PETHIDINE, HEROIN, GANJA (Hemp), PHENSEDYL etc) is a very profitable business in this world. Many people in all over the world involve with this business by investing money as a producer, manufacturer and seller of those harmful drugs. By this illegal business, any investor can take his/her investment with in few months. Everyone knows that, every illegal business can provide much money for any one! Continue reading