Dusto Meyeder Nirapod Ashram o Punarbashion Kendra (DMNAPK)/ Safe Home and Rehabilitation Center for Destitute Girls (” The Safe home”)
DMNAPK (Safe home), located in Masterbari, Gazipur this houses about 50 destitute girls, many of whom are orphans between the ages of 5 and 18. In addition to regular education, the girls at the safe home are trained in computer skills, cooking, cleaning, making clothes and in the health care field in an on-site Free Medical Clinic. Since 2003, NABIC has contributed $186K for the project.
A resident of 52 girls aged between 5-18 years, already committed to expanding the building to accommodate another 100 girls.
NABIC provides $50/month to sponsor a girl.
NABIC has established a computer literacy center in 2018.
2 days/week family health clinic where free medical care is provided to approx. 60 patients (Children and adults) per day
Cost per visit ~ $3.
The plan is being made to organize Periodic Eye camp at the center
This project is located in a remote area named Dumuria near Shundarban. The cyclone Sidr left the people of Dumuria devastated. So far, NABIC supported to establish 10 ponds for pure drinking water with a filter system. In addition, this project is supporting approximately 250 children with 1050 taka monthly giving cash and providing school supplies and doctor visits.
In 2016, NABIC initiated a training program for the care giver of these children so in the future, each family can be self-sufficient. NABIC is sponsoring children, training for the women in Dumuria; vocational skill training that will help them to support their family. Over 100 families received the fund for IGA (Goat and cow rearing, sewing etc) program. Many of the recipients of this program are already successfully implementing their skills to earn their livelihood and able to send their children to schools with their own money. NABIC is also supporting free primary school for children, & started mobile clinic for the poor rver bound villagers.