SKS Foundation

Basic Informations

SKS Foundation is a non-government, non-political, non-for-profit and humanitarian organization established on 1st December 1987. It started development works for the poor people of northern region of Bangladesh through different socio-economic programs and with the initial resources of joint efforts of a few local self-devoted young men and women, social workers of the locality of Gaibandha district. Since inception, SKS Foundation has been working in Bangladesh and has extensive programming experience in a range of interventions including livelihoods and food security, agriculture activities and natural resource management, value chain development and market linkages, human resources development and creating employments, human rights & amp; legal services, women empowerment, water-sanitation, health, hygiene & nutrition, climate change adaption and disaster risk reduction; education; emergency response; financial services support for the poverty stricken poor and marginalized, disadvantaged groups, small and marginal farmers also and giving concentration on char and remote areas in north belt of Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and got support from community, government, different donors and lead agencies working in Bangladesh. Recently SKS Foundation extended its programs and interventions in Dhaka and Khulna divisions.

 

Address

Project office:

Max NutriWASH project

SKS Foundation

Uttar Katia, Joydeb Dutta, Amtola, Satkhira

Cell:01730794977

Email: maxwash2@sks-bd.org

 

Vision

A poverty free society where human rights and social justice be promoted, local capacity built, eliminated gender discrimination and reduced climate change vulnerability.

 

Mission

SKS Foundation works with the poor communities in order to improve socio-economic status, promote gender equality and bring positive changes in the society through close collaboration with government line departments, local government and administration, civil societies, NGOs, private sectors, development partners and other stakeholders.

 

Objectives

SKS Foundation has to meet the following objectives in order to arrive at the aims narrated in earlier section:

  • to improve primary health care and hygiene systems
  • to improve pre-primary and public primary education systems
  • to decrease gender disparity and disparity between casts through social, economic and political empowerment
  • to develop and support peoples’ organizations so that they advocate for and establish rights of the disadvantaged people
  • to conserve and promote cultural heritage of socially marginalized groups such as minorities, Horizon and Adivashi
  • to increase knowledge and skills of poor people to make them productive human resources through income generation
  • to establish a sound resource base (financial and others) for the Community Based Organization (CBO) and the organization-SKS Foundation through external resource mobilization
  • to increase self-reliance of both the CBOs and the organization-SKS Foundation through external and internal resource mobilization
  • to increase peoples’ knowledge and capacity to adapt to climate change vulnerability and to contribute to conserving the natural resources
  • to promote disaster resilient activities for sustainable adaptation to climate change

 

Major Activities

        1. Social Empowerment Sector

             Priority: Social Justice, Peace and Reconciliation

  • Empowerment of disadvantaged people and their organizations 
  • Women empowerment & reduction of gender disparity
  • Legal/social justice
  • Conservation of cultural heritage of socially marginalized people
  • Reduction of disparity between casts
  1. Environmental Sector

              Priority: Climate Change & Disaster Resilience

  • Adaptation to climat change vulnérabilité
  • Promotion of disaster resilient activities 
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Access to life safety skills and technologies
  • Livelihoods security and development
  1. Quality Basic Services Sector

              Priority: Health and Education

  • Primary health care and hygiene systems
  • Women and children nutrition
  • Pre-primary and public primary education systems
  • Technical and vocational education systems

        4. Economic Empowerment Sector

         Priority: Skills Development and Income Generation

  • Productive Human Resource Development
  • Resource mobilization and multiplication
  • Employment generation
  • Social Business
  • Marketing and linkage
  • Access to financial services

 

Head Office

SKS Foundation
College Road, Uttar Horin Singha, Gaibandha-5700, Bangladesh.  
Tel: +88-0541-51408, Fax: +88-0541-51492, 
Cell: +88-01713484430, 
E-mail: sksfoundation@sks-bd.org
Web-site: www.sks-bd.org

 

DHAKA OFFICE

SKS Foundation 

House No-86/1, Level-7, Adabor Bazar Road, Uttar Adabor, Adabor,Dhaka-1207.

Project Office

Max NutriWASH project

SKS Foundation

Uttar Katia, Joydeb Dutta, Amtola, Satkhira

Cell:01730794977

Email: maxwash2@sks-bd.org

List of Excutive Body

  1. Chairperson, Md. Ayub Ali, Development Practitioner
  2. Vice-Chairperson, Md. Mosharraf Hossain Khan, Social Worker
  3. Member Secretary, Rasel Ahmed Liton, Chief Executive, SKS Foundation
  4. Treasurer, Prity Day, Head Teacher (Rted.)
  5. Executive Members, Mst. Parvin Akter, Lecturer
  6. Md. Nashir Uddin Faruq, Development Worker
  7. Poly Rani Dev, Teacher

Chief of NGO

Name: Rasel Ahmed Liton

Designation: Chief Executive

Phone & Mobile No. +88-0541-51408 (+8801713484400)

Staff Strength

Staff category Male Female Total
Management and Supervision 1 0 1
Mid-level 5 1 6
Field Worker 12 56 68
Support Staff 1 0 1
Voluntaries 0 51 51

Infrastructure facilities:

Particulars Total Number

Network / Forum

Name of Network / Forum : MAX Foundation

Type : INGO

Website : http://www.maxfoundation.org/en/home/

Micro credit related information Last three years: (If necessary)

Financial year Amount of Savings Loan disbursement (Cumulative) Amount of Total fund (Tk)

Project List ( Total Project : 1 )

Project Name : Max NurtiWASH Project

Doner : Max Foundation

Sector : Development Program

Area : SatKhira and Jashore District

Time Line : October 2017 to December 2021

Brief of activities :

MAX NutriWASH Project

Project Goals:

Reduce water- and faecal-borne diseases and improve child health and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

Objective:

  1. Sustained progress in Max-WASH I area 
  2. Increase coverage in new program areas
  3. Learning by innovation
  4. Strengthen governance

Components:

  1. Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
  2. Sexual & Reproductive Health
  3. Nutrition

Working Area

Project Area under Satkhira District

Satkhira Sadar: Labsa, Balli, Jhaudanga, Dhulihor, Fingri & Bramhrajpur

Tala: Nagarghata, Surulia & Dhandia

Kolaroa: Jalalabad, Koyla & Joynagar

Assasuni: Budhata

Project Area under Jashore District:

 

Keshobpur: Gourighona & Sufalakati

Monirampur: Monohorpur

Abhoynagar: Payra

 

Total HH of project: 80729

 

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