Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) Programme


Project Duration: December 2016-December17

Working Area Focus Components Supporter(s)/
Development Partner
Upazilas : Derai and Jamalgonj
District: Sunamgonj
Mobilisation and Organisation of beneficiaries
Training on Life skills and IGA
cash for works
Department of Women Affairs (DWA)

Project Goal: To ensure sustainability of vulnerable women group members through capacity building and development among them with opportunities to improve their livelihood.
Expected results
• Improved Socio Economic Status of VGD women through building Income and earning Capacities
• Increased social empowerment through training and aware rising

There were 3141 vulnerable women covered through VGD project for the year May15-Dec’16. They were trying to improve their Socio Economic Status through building Income and Earning Capacities .It was found that most of the VGD women received skill development and IGA training and brought out positive change at HH level. POPI-VGD covered 3141 vulnerable women and formed 112 VGD groups. They regularly safed certain amount of money from what they got from government. Up to Dec’14 the amount of savings stood at 29, 91,360/= BDT. Among 3141 vulnerable women it was estimated that 1696(53.99%) women have increased income at HH level.


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