Welcome to Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) website

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 with the support of different donors and partners.

Ongoing projects:

01 Resilience though Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Leadership and Learning- REE-CALL-2021
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
02 Strengthening Democracy by Promoting Human Rights Culture in Bangladesh
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar 350 Ain-O-Shalish Kendra  
03 Micro-credit for Share-Croppers (Credit for Farming)- Research project
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
      IDE/JAPAN  
04 Shifting the Power
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Sundorgonj   Christian-Aid 58,00,000
05 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, Kustia Gaibandha Sadar, Fulchari, Sundarjong, Nilphamari, Domor 4449 NETZ-Germany 9,45,45,715.00
06 Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP)
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar PKSF 1,23,25,500.00
07 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
08 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
09 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  22000 HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh  
10 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
11 Basic Literacy Project
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Gaibandha Gobindaganj   GoB
12 Promoting Rights of Teen-aged Girls to Improve their Access to Economic Activities (PROTIVA)
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Gaibandha Gobindaganj, Saghata   ICCO Cooperation
13 Emergency Assistance to the UMNs in Bangladesh
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Cox’s Bazar Ukhia   Christian Aid
14 Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (SHPR)
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Cox’s Bazar Ukhia   Christian Aid
39 Empowering Smallholders to Strengthen Local Democratic Governance (KHAMATAYAN)
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Gaibandha   EU-Christian Aid
15 Community Engagement in GBV response and prevention in Cox’s Bazar for Rohingya and host community
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Cox’s Bazar Ukhia, Teknaf   UNFPA
16 Strengthening Access to Multi-Sectoral Public Services for GBV Survivors in Bangladesh (ASTHA)
  Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
  Bogra Bogra Sadar, Sonatola, Nondigram   UNFPA & ASK
17 Improving WASH  facilities of Host Communities and Rohingya Refugees
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Cox’s Bazar Jamtoli camp -15 (Block D), Mochharkhola  (Host Community)  Rohingya-1715, Host-200 AWO International e.V.
18 Freelancing Research (Piloting) Project
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Gaibandha sadar, Sundarganj, Sadullapur, Palashbari, Gobindaganj, Fulchari, Saghata  200 Oxford University
19 Skills development for empowerment of Rohingya women and girls
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Cox’s Bazar Ukhia & Teknaf  Rohingya-1600, Host-400 UNFPA & WFP
20 DRA Bangladesh Rohingya and Host Community JR-2
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Cox’s Bazar Ukhia & Teknaf  Rohingya-2950+Host-750 ICCO Cooperation
21 Strengthening and Promoting Active Citizenship in Bangladesh
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha, Kurigram, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Lalmonirhat All upazila   The Asia Foundation
22 Strengthening Community Resilience through Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Management (DiDRM) in Urban and Rural areas in Bangladesh
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha Sundarganj  585 CBM & CDD
23 Micro-credit for Share-Croppers (Credit for Farming)- Research project
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Dinajpur Ghoraghat  750 IED-Jetro Japan
24 Micro-credit for Share-Croppers (Credit for Farming)- Research project
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Dinajpur Ghoraghat  750 IED-Jetro Japan
25 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 Sundarganj  6224 NETZ Bangladesh
26 Livelihoods Microfinance Programme
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)
District Upazila (Sub-district)
Gaibandha, Kurigram, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Dinajpur, Lalmonirhat, Joypurhat, Bogura Sundarganj  6224 NETZ Bangladesh

 

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
36 Oxfam Humanitarian Capacity Building Project (OHCB)  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Kurigram 1.Rajibpur
2.Rowmari
  Oxfam    
37 Resilience Improvement of Vulnerable Extreme Riparian-(RIVER)  
Gaibandha 1. Fulchari 1,500 Christian Aid 71,95,537  
38 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  
39 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
 
40 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  
41 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    
42 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    
43 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  
44 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    
45 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    
46 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    
47 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  
48 Early Recovery Facility (ERF)  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Kurigram Chilmari   UNDP    
49 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    
50 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)  
GaibandhaKurigram Gaibandha: Fulchari, Kurigram: Chilmari, Kurigram Sadar, Fulbari 11571 UNICEF 3,44,81,016.00  
51 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    
52 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    
53 Emergency Food Security Cash Assistance for the Worst Flood Affected Households 2017  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha Fulchari & Saghata 2521 WFP    
54 ‘Strengthen Women-Led Climate Resilience DRM for Inclusive Development through Adaptive Agricultural Technology (SCR-DRIMAT)’  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha   Christian-Aid  
55 Emergency Food Support for Flood Affected People in Gaibandha  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha 5038 WFP 444,875  
56 Emergency Relief Support 2017  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha Gaibandha Sadar, Sundarganj 2300 ICCO CORPORATION  
57 Emergency Assistance for 2017 Flood Victims in Kurigram district  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Kurigram Kurigram, Chilmari, Ulipur  1000 Oxfam-GB  
58 Emergency Support for 2017 Flood Victims  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha Fulchari 300 TESCO International Sourcing  
59 Provision of Life Saving WASH, Child Protection & Emergency Education Services to the Flood Affected People in Dinajpur District of Bangladesh  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Dinajpur Dinajpur Sadar, Birganj, Birol 55000 UNICEF  
60 Food Assistance in North West Flood-2017  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha Gabindagonj, Fulchari   WFP  
61 China-UNDP Bangladesh Emergency Response Initiative For August Flood In 2017 Shelter Support Assistance  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha & Kurigram Gaibandha Sadar, Fulchari, Saghata & Kurigram Sadar, Ulipur, Chilmari  7500 UNDP  
62 Recovery of WASH, Child protection & Infrastructure while strengthenting emergency preparedness skill in flood-affected areas.  
Location Target Family Supported by Total Value (BDT)  
District Upazila (Sub-district)  
Gaibandha

Dinajpur

Fulchari & Birol  26000 UNICEF