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Projects

Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) has been implementing various development programmes and projects by the funding supports of national, international level donors and partners since its establishment. At the outset, it successfully implemented numbers of emergency responses and others social development initiatives till 1991. During in 1991, GUK undertook Integrated Community Development Programme (ICDP) by the supports of Oxfam former Oxfam-UK for 2 years. Thereafter the project continued for more 6 years renaming as Integrated Community Development towards Women Empowerment till 1997. After that another programme started for the development poor char people namely River Basin Programme (RBP) by the side of ICDP. Consequently organization has been successfully implemented series of development projects and programmes by the supports of different donors and partners.

Ongoing projects:

01 Facilitating Community Activism for Gender and Social Justice
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar 305 Ain-O-Shalish Kendra
02 Resilience though Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Leadership and Learning- REE-CALL
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Kurigram 1. Rajibpur 2. Rowmari 5,810 Oxfam GB 1,29,13,609.00
03 Oxfam Humanitarian Capacity Building Project (OHCB)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Kurigram 1.Rajibpur
2.Rowmari
Oxfam
04 Resilience Improvement of Vulnerable Extreme Riparian-(RIVER)
Gaibandha 1. Fulchari 1,500 Christian Aid 71,95,537
05 Community Driven Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction(CDDiDRR)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha 1. Sundarganj
2. Fulchari
429 CBM-CDD 1,64,11,946.00
06 Ultra Poverty Reduction (Chars Research Project)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha 1.Gaibandha Sadar
2.Shaghata
3.Fulchari
4.Sundarganj
1800 IDE/JAPAN 45,64,760
Kurigram 1.Rajibpur
2.Rowmari
07 Climate Adaptation for char Island people (CACP)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Kurigram 1.Rajibpur
2.Rowmari
6,000 PKSF 86,19,786
08 Structural Alleviation of Poverty and Marginalisation in The Poorest Regions Bangladesh (SAHOSH)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Sundargonj 6,224 NETZ Bangladesh
09 Inclusive Economic Development Through Integrated food Production and Income Security (IED)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Fulchari 1,500 Christian Aid
10 E-Commerce based Business Solution for Poor Producers in Rural Bangladesh
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha 1.Gaibandha Sadar
2.Shaghata
3.Fulchari4.Sundarganj
5.Sadullapur
6.Palasbari
7.Gobindaganj
 5000 Christian Aid 66,86,750.00
11 Strengthening Capacity and Networking of NSAs  and SAs on Disabilities (SCANED)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
200 CDD
12 Enhancing Governance & Capacity of Service Providers and Civil Society in Water Supply and Sanitation Sector
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Fulchari 274,958 NGO Forum for Public Health
13 Micro-credit for Share-Croppers (Credit for Farming)- Research project
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
IDE/JAPAN
14 Community Based Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities Following Rana Plaza Collapse in Bangladesh
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Fulchari, Gaibandha Sadar, Sadullapur 50 Handicap International
15 Shifting the Power
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Sundorgonj Christian-Aid 58,00,000
16 Right to Education Achieved for Children from Families Living in Ultra-Poverty and Marginalised Communities” (Reach Up)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Nilphamari Gaibandha Sadar, Fulchari, Sundarjong, Nilphamari, Domor 4449 NETZ-Germany 9,45,45,715.00
17 Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar 200 PKSF 1,23,25,500.00
18 Promoting Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities with disaster Safety (PiEDDS)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar 195 DRRA & Liliane Fonds 12,04,000.00
19 Inclusive Protection and Empowerment Project for Children with Disabilities (IPEP)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Shaghata 250 SAVE THE CHILDREN 5,54,000.00
20 Early Recovery Facility (ERF)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Kurigram Chilmari UNDP
21 North West Flash Flood Emergency Response for WASH & Nutrition
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Fulchari, Gaibandha Sadar UNICEF
22 UN joint Programme on Support for North West Bangladesh Floods (WASH, Food Security & Nutrition)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha

Kurigram

Gaibandha: Fulchari, Kurigram: Chilmari, Kurigram Sadar, Fulbari 11571 UNICEF 3,44,81,016.00
23 UN joint Programme on Support for North West Bangladesh Floods (WASH, Food Security & Nutrition)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Fulchari 1220 WFP
24 Creating Opportunities for Deprived Poor People through Technical Education and Health Services
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Fulchari, Gaibandha Sadar, Sadullapur 170 TESCO International Sourcing
25 Trans boundary River for Our Sustainable Advancement (TROSA)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Kurigram Rajibpur 30,000 OXFAM 1,18,44,000.00
26 Strategic Partnership Convening & Convincing Programme, Pathway-3 small producer empowerment and inclusive market
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Sundorgonj, Palashbari HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh
27 To build greater community resilience to climate change impacts and natural disaster in climatic and environmentally vulnerable riverine  Charland in Gaibandha
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar

Fulchari

Manusher Jonno Foundation 1,58,66,320.00

Last 5 Years Projects

01 Disaster Risk Reduction & Livelihood
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Oxfam-GB 1,41,05,989
02 River Basin Programme (RBP)
Gaibandha Oxfam-GB 77,59,833
03 Community Mobilization to End Violence against Women
Gaibandha District Oxfam-GB 72,42,819
04 Raising Peoples voice for comprehensive  Agrarian Reform Programme and Climate Justice in Char Area
Gaibandha Oxfam-GB 65,10,680
05 Food Security Response Initiatives and Efforts for floods in North-Western Districts-2012 (FRIENDS)
Gaibandha Fulchari Upazila Oxfam-GB 2,39,22,420
06 Early Recovery Efforts to Flood Affected people to meet their Immediate Basic Needs
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Oxfam-GB 3,67,23,968
07 Poverty Reduction through Improving Diversified Employment-PRIDE
Gaibandha Sadar and Fulchari Upazila OXFAM-NOVIB 16,25,94,117
08 Resilience though Economic Empowerment Climate Adaption Leadership and Learning-RESOLVE
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila OXFAM-NOVIB 1,72,81,300
09 Local Innovation for Food Security and Entrepreneurship Project (LIFE)
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila OXFAM-NOVIB 42,00,000
10 Quality Primary Education for Children from Extreme Poor Households In Bangladesh
Gaibandha NEZT, Partnership for Development and Justice 2,26,99,499
11 Quality Primary Education for Children from Extreme Poor Households on Remote River Islands In North- West Bangladesh
Gaibandha NEZT, Partnership for Development and Justice 2,24,47,092
12 Dissemination of Improved Cook Stoves
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila NEZT, German 4,00,000
13 River Erosion Project
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Practical Action 85,00,000
14 Election day Monitoring , voter and civic Education
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila The Asia Foundation 60,20,170
15 National Initiative and Response to Advance Public Order for Development-(NIRAPOD)/Community Based Placing Project
Kurigram Roumari and Rajibpur Upazla The Asia Foundation 1,31,90,736
16 Microinsurance Mutual Entite-MIME
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila INAFI-Bangladesh 43,39,200
17 Promoting WEMAN in Bangladesh and Gender & HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila INAFI-Bangladesh 96,500
18 Stitching Liliane Fonds
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Liliance Fonds 14,00,000
19 Facilitation the Changes in Water and Sanitation Behavior of People in Gaibandha
Gaibandha Max Fundation 42,17,349
20 Micro -Credit Research Project (MCRP)
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila IED/JAPAN 15,00,000
21 Swisscontact Bangladesh (M4C)
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila DFID 6,65,600
22 Enabling people with disabilities so that can achieve equal opportunity and full participation in national development (LCI)
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Centre for Disability in Development 35,00,000
23 Promoting Rights for Person with Disabilities-PRPD
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Centre for Disability in Development 18,98,510
24 Proximity service for a full participation of people with Disabilities in all spheres of life
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Centre for Disability in Development 5,00,000
25 Mainstreaming disability issues in disaster risk reduction at 6 Wards of Gaibandha
Gaibandha Sundorjani Upazila Centre for Disability in Development 75,24,700
26 Community for learning Information, Communication and Knowledge (CLICK)
Gaibandha D-Net 10,00,000
27 Improving people through improved access to information on governance and human right project
Gaibandha D-Net 15,00,000
28 Promoting Info-Lady for Building Inclusive information and knowledge System
Gaibandha D-Net 7,35,667
29 Reducing Extreme Poor by Skill Development on Garment
Gaibandha Shiree/DFID 2,04,45,426
30 Early Recovery Support to Flood Victims in North West Bangladesh
Christian Aid 2,97,09,540
31 Emergency Response for flood affected people of Gaibandha 2014
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Fulchari & Sundargonj Upazila Christian Aid 38,40,000
32 Vulnerable Group Development for Ultra Poor Project-VGDUP-Kurigram
Kurigram Roumari & Rajibpur Upazla European Commission 21,28,62,410
33 Gaibandha Food Security Project for Ultra Poor Women
Gaibandha European Commission 31,79,50,941
34 Advocacy for Poors Access to the Local Public Health Services
Gaibandha European Commission 1,50,99,823
35 Promoting rights through community action improved access to inclusive education for with disabilities
Nilphamari European Commission 5,90,56,424