Background of KMKS

Khagrapur Mahila Kalyan Samity (KMKS) is a leading local development and women focal organization (NGO) at Khagrachari Hill District, came into being in 1993 with the effort of a group of local. Educated and dynamic like-minded social workers from the indigenous community under the guidance of Ms. Shefalika Tripura, a widely respected social worker and women rights worker of Khagrachari.

KMKS primary seeks to alleviate grinding poverty of the neglected local people by way of offering them access to a host of relieving avenues. It is relentlessly striving to find means of bailing out its indigent beneficiaries through activities like, skill training, technology transfer access to micro-credit, savings, various income generating activities and so forth. These are all aimed at propelling the sidelined community people to a level of self-sustenance.

KMKS intends to bring about a positive change among the rural people of  Chittagong Hill Tracts as well as in the other region of Bangladesh basing on its capacity. KMKS will try to be with the needy people irrespective of creed, color or religion. It believes and feels the need for cooperation and solidarity among all classes of people in the society for achieving our goal and objectives.

KMKS believes in non-directive, bottom up, integrated and participatory development principles and acts as a catalyst with its concerned people.

Vision:

Establishment of poverty-free and equal society in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

 Mission:

Establishment of the poor and vulnerable people, especially the women and children in the society, setting them in the main stream of development and empowering them through promoting their socio-economic and cultural status, capability, and establishing a self sustenance society.

Goal :

Establishing the poor and vulnerable people, specially the women and children in the society, setting them in the main stream of development and their empowerment through promoting their socio-economic and cultural status, capability and establishing a self sustainable women development program.

Objectives:

Ensure education, primary health care, family welfare, water and sanitation and such other measures for the common mass to attain a healthy living pattern.

  1. Awareness build-up on mother and child health.
  2. Pave ways for the local young, widows and separated women self-employment by initiating affordable technical training, entrepreneurship and other micro-enterprises.
  3. Improve the women’s role in family as well as in society i.e. planning, decision making etc.
  4. Work intensely to retain and preserve the age-old indigenous knowledge, culture and wisdom.
  5. Play a role towards ensures the sustainable and eco-friendly development.
  6. Partnering other development organization & women focal organization.
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