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Improved Education Outcomes through Early Childhood Development Centres in Bangladesh (IEO-ECDCBD).

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Improved Education Outcomes through Early Childhood Development Centres in Bangladesh (IEO-ECDCBD).

Title of the Project: Improved Education Outcomes through Early Childhood Development Centres in Bangladesh (IEO-ECDCBD).

Period:  January to June 2020

Budget: BDT- 4,719,549/-

Donor: Deaf Child Worldwide (DCW)-UK

Working Area:

  • Division: Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna and Rangpur.
  • District: Dhaka, Chattogram, Jhenaidah and Nilphamary.
  • Sub-district: Savar, Anwara, Jhenaidah Sadar and Saidpur.
  • City Corporation: Savar Municipality, Jhenaidah Municipality and Saidpur Municipality.
  • Union/Ward:

Union: Poraikura and Haildhar union of Anwara upazila, Kalicharanpur union of Jhenaidah sadar upazila, Kamarpukur, Bangalipur and Botlagari union of Saidpur upazila.

Word no- 1 – 9 of Savar Municipality, Jhenaidah Municipality and Saidpur Municipality.

Focus Area (According to CDD’s strategic Plan): Education

Overall Objective/Goal: Enhanced access to inclusive and equitable quality education by deaf children through improved communication and resource mobilization.

Specific Objective:

Result(s)/Outcome(s):

  • Outcome 1: Improved provision of early year’s education for deaf children by ECD teachers, resource mothers, deaf role models and parents in four districts.
  • Outcome 2: Improved ability of parents, peers and teachers to communicate with and support deaf children as they transition to formal school from the ECD Centres
  • Outcome 3: Improved awareness on gender; child rights & protection; deafness & healthy hearing care is observed among community members.
  • Outcome 4: Improved deaf children and young people’s link with local services and entitlements.

Contribute to SDG Goal(s): 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 3.4, 3.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.a, 4.c.

Contribute to UNCRPD Article(s):  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 34.

Brief Description of the project (within 200 word -What we want to achieve):

The project will support a total of 195 deaf children and youth.  This will comprise of 60 deaf children between the ages of 0-6 years.  In addition, 75 deaf children between the ages of 6(+)-14 years will transition from home-based schooling and the ECD Centres to mainstream primary schools.  Sixty deaf youth between the ages of 14(+)- 24 years, through their advocacy activities, will also become aware of and linked to entitlements, opportunities and services available for their social inclusion.