Project Details:

Project Type: Running Project

Project Name Urban childcare Project (Phase II)
Project Duration 2016 to 2018
Funding organization

Aga khan Foundation

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), alongside its sister Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies, has implemented innovative, community-driven solutions to development challenges for more than 45 years. It focuses on a small number of specific development problems by forming intellectual and financial partnerships with organizations sharing its objectives.  With a small staff, a host of cooperating agencies and thousands of volunteers, the Foundation reac

Project Goal

To create an innovative and effective model to support the holistic development of the children by improving the quality of child care services.

Project Purpose

Supporting the children of low-paid mothers working living in urban informal settlements through community based daycare services

Project Output
  • Working mothers got the opportunity to go to their works keeping their children in a secured place.
  • Children are enjoying a nice environment.
  • Individual changes are there, health care is taken appropriately, and there are changes in mentality.
  • Children are learning cleanliness. Getting education and learning relationship development as well as socialization.
  • Skills are being developed, learning good behaviour and approach.
  • Mothers can work now without any tension, children are not neglected, rather well cared etc.
  • Children are more cared which even mothers could not offer.
  • Children are being developed here under a discipline. Children from such working parents are usually deprived of appropriate education and don’t learn early practicing these. But children are getting these opportunities here.
Project working areas
  1. Mirpur
  2. Mohammadpur
  3. Ashulia
  4. Gazipur
Beneficiary/Stakeholder

Direct beneficiary Total 530 Children

Direct beneficiary Working Parents

Indirect beneficiary Community

Short description

Children are learning cleanliness. Getting education and learning relationship development as well as socialization.

Skills are being developed, learning good behavior and approach.

Mothers can work now without any tension, children are not n If children were left at home they would be isolated or would stay on roads, many problems might happen. In this way they are benefitted, contributing in the development of their families, community, society and the country

Major Achievements

Urban Childcare Project - Training