ENRICH Program of CDIP
Health and Nutrition Activities:
CDIP operates ENRICH program in its Chargas and Ratanpur branch with collaboration PKSF. Mass people of these branch areas enjoy the services like Health and Nutration Activities, Education Support and Awareness Activities. In Health and Nutrition Activities of CDIP ENRICH Program. SACMOs and Health Volunteers visits CDIP’s mambers houses, families and arrange homestead healthcare services as well as arrange discussion on Nutrition.The objective is to make people aware of various issues including infant mortality, maternal mortality, child malnutrition, maternity and maternity services, evils of child marriage, dowry, polygamy, sanitation, safe drinking water, diabetes test, pregnancy test, vaccination, child education.
Satellite clinics (health camps) are run by specialist doctors at convenient locations in the village to provide services to patients in remote areas of the village.
Free sanitary latrines are provided to the poorest families, who do not have latrines or cannot afford to buy them. In order to lead the youth in the right direction, youth coordination meetings, ward coordination meetings and Samridhi union coordination meeting are arranged by organized, under the theme "Self-realization, leadership development and determination of tasks".
Various social activities such as meetings, learning centers or maktabs, vaccination, ward coordination committee meetings, satellite clinics and any kind of training are conducted through the center houses built in each union. Households with disabled and female-dominated members are covered under special savings activities.
Helping Funerals of the Dead:
In its Enrich program CDIP helps the family members of the Deads of needy families in its working areas for their funeral activities. The picture shows funding a Dead people’s family members on 21 december, 2020 at Ratanpur, so that they can maintain the cost of the funeral activities. Underprivileged people of these two branches working area verymuch thankful to CDIP for its such social activities.
Elderly Program :
In Elderly program under Awareness Activities there is a senior social center in each union which is open every day from 3 pm to 5 pm. Here the elders come and read magazines, watch TV, play chess-carom board etc.
There are also various recreational activities including storytelling.Village committee, ward committee and union committee have been formed with the elders. This committee meets every month. In the current financial year, 61 village and ward meetings and 6 union meetings were held in Mulgram Union. Under “Probin Shastho seba”general health camps were organized by specialist doctors in this financial year.
CDIP Adolescent Program:
In collaboration with Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), the Organization is implementing Adolescent Program. Previously it was named Cultural andSports Program. In Financial Year 2022-2023, PKSF has completely changed the nature of the Adolescent program.
The program was earlier district-based, but now has been made upazila-based. Kasba in Brahmanbaria district, Bandar in Narayanganj district and Singair upazila in Manikganj district have been allocated for CDIP Adolescent Program. It has been asked to form 9 boys and 9 girls clubs in each ward of each union of each upazila. Every club shall have two types of members- a) General members and b) Executive committee members. Teenagers between the ages of 9 and 18 can become general members of the club. Each club will have the executive committee of 11 members.
Two mentors should be selected for each club. One of the mentors would be a local college student and one would be a student from a university or college outside the area. Mentors will play a key role in the formation and management of the club. As per the guidelines of PKSF, the activities being conducted by the girls and youth clubs of CDIP are:
1) Social awareness activities; 2) Health awareness activities; 3) Soft Skill Development Training (pure pronunciation and poetry recitation/speech etc.) and 4) Leadership Development Orientation.