Adarsha Gram Project

Adarsha Gram Project-II, a project established and co-funded by the Ministry of Land, Government of Bangladesh and European Union . It is an important contribution to the Govt. of Bangladesh’s poverty alleviation program. The objectives are to focus the extreme poor, homeless and provide them with a shelter or home and community infrastructure. Access to useful skills, practical knowledge and opportunity for their capacity building is also provided to enable and enhance their self-sufficiency.

Specific Objectives:

  • To alleviate poverty and socio-economic development of the landless, rootless poor people
  • To provide them with a shelter
  • To create job opportunities through skill development for their capacity building to ensure their access to alternative livelihood

Major Activities:

  • Child Literacy Program
  • Adult Education Program
  • IGA Group Formation
  • IGA Training Program
  • Savings Group Formation
  • Credit distribution
  • Awareness Raising Group Formation
  • Establishment of Improved Workshop
  • Distribution of Trees

Geographical Area:  Panchbibi upazila under Joypurhat district

Project Coverage:

Sl. NoParticularsQuantity
01Beneficiaries 600 families

Impacts of Project Implementation:

Beneficiaries are/can/have: 

  • Washing their hands before eating meals.
  • Take decision in the community level meeting.
  • Sufficient food, clothes and medicine for themselves.
  • Sending their children to regularly schools.
  • Read and write (most of the adult).
  • Now own houses and land.
  • Arrange amusement for them.
  • Capable of continuing group activities.
  • Capable of continuing group capacities.


Funded By: European Union

Coordinated by: Government of Bangladesh

Implemented by: HEED Bangladesh

Duration of the Project: 2004-2006