Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) Program

Project Overview

The VGD program is the largest social safety net/security program for the ultra-poor HHs with the goal to improve the socio-economic condition of the VGD beneficiaries. Padakhep formed groups with the VGD card holders. After group formation the organization oriented them on their roles and responsibilities related to different development issues. The main activities of the program are to provide training on IGAs, awareness development on health, personal hygiene, nutrition, savings collection and management, monitoring of food distribution among VGD card holders by Local Government etc.

Project Objective

  • the goal is to improve the socio-economic condition of the VGD beneficiaries

Geographic Area

Padakhep has been implementing “Vulnerable Group Development (VGD)” program at 3 Unions of Taragonj Upazila under Rangpur district since July 2019

Project Beneficiaries

  • - The organization provides services to 2050 VGD card holders of the Upazila and collected monthly savings from the VGD card holders.

Project Partners

  • Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MoWCA).