MEDICAL CAMPS, NISHWA SHAHAYAK SHANGSTHA, HEALTH FOR THE POOR, DHAKA
Local Partner: Nishwa Shahayak Shangstha (NSS) Years Funded: 2012-Present
Nishwa Shahyak Shangstha (NSS) was founded in 2007 and is a community development non-profit, non-political charity organization aimed at bringing about the overall development of the helpless, disadvantage and the ultra-poor. Over the years NSS has implemented programs on health & family planning, nutrition, personal hygiene, sanitation, literacy and functional education and other community development activities. BACHAO has provided funding for medical camps and medical assistance to patients each at each of two Upozillas in Sylhet and to hundreds of inhabitants of several slums.
BACHAO provides funding that will be used for the following:
- Two medical camps, one each at Dhalia and Goinka villages under Kulaura Upozilla to treat and provide necessary medicine
- Provide local made portable latrines to the remoter villages of Gilchara and Ashighar under Fenchuganj Upozilla
- Eye Camps for cataract operations
- Provide tube wells for safe drinking water