Oxfam GB, Bangladesh: Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Learning and Leadership (REE_CALL)
6 Upazillas of 4 Districts: Barisal, Borguna, Pataukhali, Pirojpur
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Dak Diye Jai, Jago Nari, WAVE Foundation.
10,500 Beneficiary Households (BHHs)
Years to graduate
Budget and Cost per BHH
The total budget is BDT 235,750,000
cost per BHH is BDT 22,452
of which direct delivery cost per BHH is BDT 13,908.
The project operates by developing Community Based Organisations (CBO) to engage target households in livelihood initiatives. These CBOS become the hubs of change which drive the resilient communities. They are provided with skills training, information and confidence building so that:
- The communities are capable to anticipate the risk associated with climate changes and disaster and respond accordingly
- Households are able to engage in alternative livelihood activities adaptive to climate variability.
- Producer group emerge from targeted communities develop wider markets linkage and able to gain fair price for their products
- CBO representatives are able to negotiate with service providers for improve access of their entitlements.
- Communities with enhance social capital enable for effective use of local recourses and opportunities and influence local power structure
- Communities are aware about disaster risk reduction (DRR), disaster preparedness and are able to manage and adapt with climate variability.
- Women leadership emerged and they are active in family, community and public sector decision making with recognition.
- Incidence of violence against women is reduced and women emerge as leaders to engage in livelihood options and can represent in their households and communities.
- Output 1: Formation and Functioning of CBOs for capacity enhancement and intertwined between employment generation and enterprises as core mechanism for improving resilience.
- Output 2: Economically bottom 10% households involved with Income Generating Activities (IGAs), alternative livelihoods and increased income.
- Output 3: Communities are capacitated in terms of disaster preparedness, response and adaptability with the impact of climate change.
- Output 4: Local experience from the programme is captured and informs national policy dialogue and simultaneously the extreme poor are able to access services from the government and service providers.
See the works of SHIREE funded project of Oxfam on flickr