Capacity of NGOs stressed to improve conditions of disadvantaged people
Published : Thursday, 16 September, 2021 at 9:11 PM Count : 362
Executive Director of development organization BRAC Asif Saleh called for bringing dynamism to partner NGOs by increasing their existing capacities for improving the socio-economic conditions of disadvantaged people.
It is also important to look into how effectively and realistically those capacities can be utilized in emergency humanitarian assistance activities, he observed.
The BRAC ED remarked while exchanging views with senior management officials of BRAC’s partner NGOs at Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP) Regional Office of BRAC in Cox’s Bazar district town on Wednesday afternoon.
Sajedul Hasan, Director of Humanitarian Programme of BRAC, K.A.M Morshed, Senior Director of Advocacy for Social Change, Migration and Partnership Strengthening Unit, Hasina Akhter Huq, Area Director of HCMP, and others were present on the occasion.
Over 20 representatives, including top officials of six partner NGOs of BRAC, attended the meeting.
The six partner NGOs are Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED), Programme for Helpless And Lagged Societies (PHALS), Alliance for Cooperation and Legal Aid Bangladesh (ACLAB), Gago Nari Unnayon Sangstha (JNUS), NONGOR, and Help Cox’s Bazar.
Representatives of the NGOs appreciated the steps taken up by BRAC for improving the way of living of local people.
They also stressed on taking long term projects by BRAC.
In a bid to face the future challenge, top BRAC officials underscored on formulating budget, bringing dynamism and ensuring transparency keeping in view programme’s objectives and limitation of resources.