Name of the activity: Nurturing the city blossoms
Country/NMO: BMSS Bangladesh
Program: Ethics and Human Rights in Health
Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator
Type of the activity: First-time Activity
Focus area: Peace, peacebuilding and health
Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 5 (Gender Equality), SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities), SDG 17 (Partnerships)
No one will deny the fact that Street children are the most neglected section of children in Bangladesh.There was an estimation that there are 1.5 million street children across the country and the numbers will increase to over 1.6 million by 2024.They face sexual, physical or emotional abuse, HIV/AIDS, being forced into criminal activity, mental health issues, substance abuse, sexual orientation or gender identity, verbal abuse. Even their basic human rights are violated by various means.
- General population
- Street children
To create awareness among about the girls students of “”CHAYATAL BANGLADESH””about their reproductive health specially about menstruation including how to use & disposal of sanitary pads & importance of maintaining hygiene, difficulties that used to face in this time as well as to council them as they differentiate between good & bad touch in the very first day of event as they cope with their changes in adolescence stage
To spread awareness among the 30 students of “”CHAYATAL BANGLADESH”” about COVID-19 & Dengue pandemic as well as how they can protect them and their family from these.
To raise fund so that we can provide them sanitary napkins, nutritious foods such as milk,fruits,some required medicines as well as tickets of DNCC wonderland park will also be bought from the fund To arrange a health camp in the campus of “”CHAYATAL BANGLADESH”” so that they can be checked up by a qualified physician of Pediatrics Department in the 2nd day of event
Indicators of Success:
Success Indicator 1.1
Awareness will be created about personal hygiene, reproductive health and changes in adolescence among the 90% of the children of Chayatal attending the event.
Success Indicator 1.2
About 90% of the children attending the event will be counselled to protect themselves from any kind of violence.
Success Indicator 2.1
Awareness will be created about covid-19 and dengue situation among 90% of the children.
Success Indicator 2.2
All the children of Chayatal attending the event will be taken to a trip to DNCC wonderland for their refreshment.
Success Indicator 3.1
All the children of Chayatal be checked up by qualified doctors through a health camp as they are deprived of proper health care.
- An event page will be opened on facebook for sharing necessary details and pictures
- The event has four major parts-
DNCC Wonderland(Shishu Mela)
Awareness and Counselling
- The money that will be raised from the fundraiser will be used for ;
Buying sanitary Napkins.
Articles for the Art competition.
Ticket money for Shishu mela.
- The PR Team will design posters for the fundraiser, and the campaign.
- On Event day, Different booths will be set for the counselling and awareness on the following topics –
Changes one undergoes during Adolescence
Good and Bad Touch
- The team will provide the female students Sanitary Napkins and conduct an Art competition for the children
- On the second day the team will set up a site for a health camp a set up for Sanitary Dispenser in the school
- On the last day of the event we will publish pictures of the event, the drawings made by the children.
Plans for evaluation:
Plans for evaluation:
Pre-event Questionnaire: N/A
Post-event Questionnaire: N/A
As the event will be conducted on field, members of the team will verbally collect data on basic demographic characteristics and any health related condition that the children might be suffering from. Also at the end of the event the team will verbally ask a few students about the experience. Later on that will be used for the purpose of evaluation hence Pre-event Questionnaire and Post-event Questionnaire are not required.
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