On 19th September, a total of 254 patients consisting of 76 men and 178 women benefitted from SAJIDA’s health camp held at the Samriddhi program office in Battajore. The health camp led by ENT specialists Dr Shib Shankar Goshwami and Dr. Biplob Mondal were assisted by the Samriddhi staff members to ensure a smooth and efficient implementation of health services.
Samriddhi, referred to as Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of Poor Households towards Elimination of their Poverty (ENRICH), is an integrated development programme operating since 2013. Through collaborative and integrated efforts, the programme aims to raise local community members out of poverty focusing mainly on health, education, and youth development activities.Additionally, two night medical camps were also organized under the Amrao Manush program on 18th and 19th September at the Maniknagar and Kawran Bazar PDCs respectively. Involved with the camps to ensure successful service implementation were 2 paramedics, 4 field officers, 4 night shelter supervisors, and 2 managers who provided healthcare services to over 75 patients collectively.
Founded with an aim to give the marginalized urban poor a fair chance at life, Amrao Manush provides essential services for the extremely deprived and vulnerable through seven Pavement Dweller Centres (PDC) located in Dhaka and Chittagong.