In honour of International Day of Older People on 1st October, 2019, SAJIDA’s Samriddhi program organized discussion meeting focusing on the importance of the day and this year’s theme of “The Journey to Age Equality”. Distinguished Guest Mr. AKM Abdul Kader Master and Freedom Fighter Md. Abdul Munnaf along with two senior citizens delivered their speech on the occasion. The discussion meeting was followed up with a rally in Bakshigonj, Jamalpur lead by Honourable Upazilla Social Service Officer Md. Habibur Rahman, Battajore Union Chairperson of Probin Committee Mr. AKM Abdul Kader Master, Samriddhi Program Coordinator Md. Lutfor Rahman, and Probin Committee members along with the program staff.
Samriddhi is an integrated program being implemented since 2013 in partnership with Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) to develop an entire community in Batazzore Union under Bakshigonj sub-district of Jamalpur District. The program has a unique and inclusive approach focusing on health, education and youth development activities along with income generation, to sustainably strengthen the capacity of the community as a whole by involving local government and relevant stakeholders, the program will help raise local community members out of poverty.