PAPRI
Poverty Alleviation through Participatory Rural Initiatives

Profile

PAPRI
Organizational Profile
 
Name of organization : Poverty Alleviation through Participatory Rural Initiatives
Abbreviated Name : PAPRI
Address :
Head office: Vill & P.O-  Narayanpur, Upazila: Belabo, District: Narsingdi
Moblie: 01711533610, email: info@papri.org,
Website: www.papri.org
Liaison office: 1/53, court road, Bilashdi, Narsingdi
Email: pcreopa.papri@gmail.com
Mobile: 01716031663, 01711533610
Contact person : Abu Based
Executive Director
Contact Number : 01711-533610, E-mail: info@papri.org
Established : July 1999
Legal status :  
Sl Registration authority Registration no Date
1 NGO Affairs Bureau, Bangladesh 1424 16.09.1999
2 Joint Stock Companies & Firms, Bangladesh S-4156(258)/04 06.10.2004
3 Micro Credit Regulatory Authority, Dhaka 00571-00090-00107,
MRA: 0000110
15.01.2008

Vision

The vision of PAPRI is that target people will have socio-economic development with capacity, empowerment and respect in the society through mobilization of local resources. They will act as development partners as a whole, so thereby reflect peace and harmony in the society.

Mission

PAPRI is forwarding to mobilize local resources to alleviate poverty and establish a just, equitable and respectful life of the socially-distressed people. To have a just society we are challenging poverty through the mobilizing and utilizing of local resources to develop

Goal

PAPRI believes in everyone's right to stand on their own feet i.e. to enjoy self-determination and self-reliance by achieving socio-economic development, and considers 'empowerment' of the common people a dire necessity for improving their life. Had the target people become empowered, they would be able to protect themselves from all social adversities and improve socio-economic condition by their own initiatives and capacity building through participatory process, which also can contribute to the realization of their fundamental and social rights.

Major objectives:

PAPRI has the following four main objectives to attain the cause of the overall rural development:

  • Target people will be equipped with proper knowledge, awareness and skill to form group and avail group-based services and family-based proper motivation so that they can struggle themselves for their existence and sustainability.
  • Target people will have easy access to the basic public services paving to the realization of their human rights so that they could survive and lead their life with dignity in the society.
  • Target people will obtain proper opportunities of micro-finance activities through their active participation so that they can be economically stable and socially dignified and can participate copiously as a member of the society.
  • Community people's participation will be ensured to mobilize the local resources to implement the integrated rural development.

Core values:

  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Participation
  • Credibility
  • Equality
  • Innovation
  • Dynamism
  • Professionalism
  • Secular and democratic environment
  • Gender responsive.

Target groups:

Poorest of the poor/Ultra poor people Persons with disabilities Adolescent girls Children Women Marginal farmers Acid survivors and General people

Geographical coverage:

District Upazilas
Narsingdi All 6 upazilas of Narsingdi
Mymenshing Ishorgonj

Hacked By Chingari Sidd

Sl Staff category Male Female Total
1 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 7 1 8
2 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 7 3 10
3 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 0 0 0
4 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 52 32 84
5 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 12 2 14
6 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 0 0 0
7 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 0 0 0
8 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 0 0 0
9 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 0 0 0
10 Hacked By Chingari Sidd 0 0 0
Total: 78 38 116

Donor/Partners

  • Shaplaneer - Citizens committee in Japan for overseas support
  • Embassy of Japan, Bangladesh
  • Nippon Volunteer Support (NVS) Japan
  • unicef
  • Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)/Manusher Jonno Foundation
  • Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF)/ Manusher Jonno Foundation
  • Steps towards Development (Steps)
  • Government of Bangladseh
  • Health department of Government
  • Livestock department of Government

Ongoing programs:

Sl Project Donor/Partner
1 Enhance Children Education of Poor Families (ECEPF)at char area of Narsingdi Shaplaneer - Citizens committee in Japan for overseas support
2 Development of Handicapped persons through building Capacity & providing support (DHBP) Shaplaneer - Citizens committee in Japan for overseas support
3 Promoting Rights for Persons with Disabilities (PRPD) Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)/Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF)
4 Nippon Volunteer Support (NVS) High School Project Nippon Volunteer Support, Japan
5 Empowerment of the Poor, Ultra Poor & Poor Handicapped in Narsingdi district through Micro-Credit Support Embassy of Japan
6 Micro Credit PAPRI
7 Basic computer training PAPRI
8 Acid Survivors Support Network for prevention and Better inclusion Acid Survivors Foundation-UNICEF
9 APARAJITA project (Gender and Development project) Steps towards Development (Steps
10 Adolescent girls Development program PAPRI
11 Training and Capacity Building PAPRI
12 Leprosy and Skin Disease Control Collaboration with GoB’s department
13 Cow Breeding Collaboration with GoB’s department
14 Children Education Program through Community Mobilization [CEPCM] Shaplaneer - Citizens committee in Japan for overseas support
15
  • Implemented projects of PAPRI in last 5 years

Sl Project Donor/ Partner Duration Activities
1 Sanitation, Hygiene Education and Water Supply (SHEWA-B) DFID; GoB-UNICEF Feb 2007 - Mar 2012 1. 100% Sanitation coverage
2. 100% safe water coverage
3. Permanent behavior change of community people on Sanitation, hygiene and water use
4. Awareness building to community people on WATSAN
2 Integrated Disadvantaged People Enhanced project SHAPLNEER = Citizen’s committee in Japan for overseas support Apr 2006 - Mar 2009 1. Health and Sanitation of poor families
2. Adolescent girls development
3. Children education
4. Street children development
5. Livelihood development of poorest of the poor
3 Empowerment of the Vulnerable People (EVP) of Belabo and Raipura through capacity building and Community initiatives SHAPLNEER = Citizen’s committee in Japan for overseas support Apr 2009 - Mar 2012 1. Poorest of the poor families development
2. Children education
3. Adolescent girls development
4. Handicapped people development
4 Rural Employment Opportunities for Public Assets (REOPA) EU; GoB-UNDP Oct 2008 - Nov 2012 1. Group formation with destitute women
2. Provide life skill improvement training
3. Engage beneficiaries in different IGAs
4. Mobilize group/personal savings for investment in IGAs
5. Linkage beneficiaries with different government and non government service providers
6. Assist them in having Jobs from different mill factories and firms
5 Addressing the Causes and Effects of Acid Attack Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) / Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) Jun 2009 - Jul 2011 1. Awareness building of community people to stop acid violence and cooperate acid victims
2. Provide medical support to acid victims
3. Provide rehabilitation support to acid victims
4. Provide legal supports to victims
5. Link to acid victims with service providers
6 Mainstreaming Education for the Children with Disabilities in school level Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) Jan 2004 - Dec 2009 1. Ensure handicapped children education
2. Awareness raising of regarding community people to handicapped issue
3. Develop handicapped student friendly school environment
7 Strengthening Psychosocial support to Survivors of Acid Attack ASF-Unicef Oct 2010 - Nov 2011 1. Provide psychosocial service to acid victims
2. Awareness building of community people to stop acid violence and cooperate acid victims
3. Provide medical support to acid victims
4. Provide rehabilitation support to acid victims
5. Provide legal supports to victims
6. Link to acid victims with service providers
8 Disaster management - 1. Relief and rehabilitation activities for flood affected people with JICA fund and technical assistance
2. Addressed cold wave with Shaplaneer and CDD fund
9 Prevention of Climate change through tree plantation and organic agriculture practices - 1. Tree plantation
2. Nursery raising
3. Organic vegetable & crop cultivation
10 Group development and motivation, Cultural and campaigning, health education, traditional birth attendants, IGA, working with lower cast, working children activities were done ........... by PAPRI Jan 1999 - Dec 2005
11 Oct 2016 - Oct 2016

Recent Event

PAPRI has made an agreement for Basic literacy project in Belabo Upozila under Narsigndi DistrictsBPATC Training (60th Batch)Aparajita SommelonAcid Survivors ConferenceMr. Abu Based has been Awared by Shaptahik Bangalar DakMr. Abu Based, Executive Director of PAPRI has been AwardedMd. Abu Based Executive Director of PAPRI has awarded “Human Rights Shining Award-2015” from Human rights Foundation.ADM of Narsingdi is distributing financial check to Acid survivors gathering in gathering dayED of PAPRI delivering speech at Symposium in Japan