Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of the poor Households towards Elimination of their Poverty HEED Bangladesh in partnership with PKSF (Palli Karma Shayak Foundation) started ENRICH program on 3rd May, 2010.ENRICH is a program conducted at the grassroots level focusing for the overall household development of the poor family.
Program Implementation Area & Total Beneficiaries:
Sl. No. Name of District Name of Upzila Union No. of Village Total No. of Household Total Population
1 Moulvibazar Rajnogor Panchgaon 38 4584 25415
2 Munshibazar 31 6577 34733
3 Barguna Borguna Sadar Ailapatakata 13 6152 27664
TOTAL 82 17313 87812
  Objectives :-
  • Increase household’s socio-economic status and welfare on a sustained basis.
  • Increase productivity, diversifying into high value crops and promoting off-farm employment opportunity to generate income and savings of the poor people.
Key ENRICH Components PKSF is working to achieve its goal of sustainable development through the following components.
  1. Health & Nutrition Service
  2. Education
  3. Family Planning for household development.
  4. Financial support
  5. Special Savings scheme
  6. Income generating Activities
  7. Youth Development
  8. Solar Electricity
  9. Improved Cooking Stove (Bandhu Chula)
  10. 100 % Sanitation & Hand Washing Activity
  11. Cultivation of Highly Prospective Commodities (Basok Tree)
  12. Vermi Compost
  13. Local Capital Formation
  14. Enriched Home Etc.
HOW HEED implements the program: HEED is implementing the following diversified activities under the program for achieving the goals of different components of ENRICH Program
Components Activities
Health Health Card Sale
Static Clinic
Satellite Clinic
Health Camp
Health Awareness Camp
Diabetes Checking Camp
Education Establishment of Education center
Awareness Program
Conduct Guardian Meeting
Improved Cooking Stove   Bandhu Chula Instalation
Maintenance Awareness of Bandhu Chula
Solar Electricity Instalation Solar Electricity Panel awareness
Maintenance of solar system
Financial support for bandhu chula
Cultivation of Highly Prospective Commodities (Basok Tree)   Awareness Program
Maintenace of Plants
Selling of Basok Leaves
Training Program IGA Training for capacity building
Enrich Program related Trainig
Youth Camp
Youth Fair
Conduct Meeting, Seminar, workshop campaign.
Special Saving Scheme Special Saving Scheme
Enrich Center & Enriched Home Awareness build up for Enriched Home
Meeting arrangement Enrich coordination Committee
Formation of Enriched Ward committee.
Others Seed Distribution
Latrine distribution
Tube well distribution
Ring Calvert Construction
100 Percent Sanitation
Worm Medicine Distribution
School, College building construction
Public Toilet
Vermi Compost
Eye Camp
Beggar Rehabilitation
Group Status:
Total No. of Groups Total Group Members Male Female
185 311 105 3006
In concluding, it may be confidently stated that the multidimensional integrated approach of ENRICH has generated a momentum in terms of empowerment and economic solvency of the poor, both women and men, and helping them in uplifting their life.