March 28, 2023 

SOS Children’s Village Khulna expanded it’s community-based Family Strengthening Programme in Bagerhat

SOS Children’s Village Khulna has launched Family Strengthening (FS) programme in Bagerhat district, aiming to provide the organisation’s assistance to the communities experiencing hardships and support more children to prevent separation from their biological families. 82 children from 64 families facing difficulties from Sreeghat, Sodullapur, West Sayera, and Barakpur communities of Sat Gambuj union under the sub-district of Bagerhat Sadar have been selected for the initial phase of the programme.

An inauguration ceremony titled ‘Community Inauguration Meeting’ was held on 22 March 2023 at SOS Youth Village cum Training Centre Bagerhat in this regard. Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Bagerhat Sadar upazila was the chief guest, and the Chairman of Shat Gombuj Union Parishad was the special guest in this ceremony. Teachers of different schools and madrasahs, dignitaries of the local area and 170 family members from the selected communities attended this event.

The Project Director of SOS Children’s Village Khulna welcomed the attendees and demonstrated the plans, procedures, and supports of the Family Strengthening programme to everyone.