Alliance for Cooperation and Legal Aid Bangladesh - ACLAB

EDUCATION

Eradication of Hazardous Child Labor in Bangladesh
The project titled “Eradication of Hazardous Child Labor in Bangladesh (Phase -2)” was an initiative of the Ministry of Labor and Employment, GOB. The project started implementation from November 2006 and will continue till April 2009. After the completion of all preparatory works, which included hiring of houses for the establishment of education centers, conduction of baseline survey, enrollment of children, hiring teachers for education centers, collection of education materials and providing those to children, orientation and training for teachers, etc. the NFE classes started from November 2006.

Non formal Education program for Children (NFPE)
ACLAB has been working with strict determination and in cooperation with BRAC on the Non Formal Education Program for Children (NFPE) to help achieve the national goal to eradicate illiteracy from Bangladesh. The program is funded by BRAC. Total 12 schools and 360 children are covered in Chokoria and Teknaf Upazillas of Cox’s Bazar district under BRAC’s model NFPE program for providing quality education to the disadvantaged rural children of Bangladesh from January 2009. The organization arranges various extra-curricular activities, such as, sports, excursions, debating, and painting and observes different national and international days, e.g. Child Rights Week, Mother’s Day, Child Labor Day, World Child Daughter Day, and World Education Day.

Post literacy and continuing Education for Human Development (PLCEHD-2)
ACLAB has been working on Post Literacy and Continuing Education for Human Development (PLCEHD - 2) in Louhajong and Sirajdikhan Upazillas since 2009. The Program is supported by the Bureau of Non–Formal Education (BNFE) and funded by ADB, SDC, and the GOB. The aim of the project is to achieve the national goal to eradicate illiteracy from Bangladesh. Total 4200 beneficiaries have been covered. The target people are between the ages of 14 to 45 including rural men, women, adults, and adolescent.