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- Lessons have been learnt that short term project can’t bring sustainability. In order to sustain the institutions, the donors have to increase their financial and technical support

- At first we should think for the sustainability of the program then for the sustainability of the organization. For this emphasis need to be given on capacity building at all level ensuring gender to ensure sustainability of the program.

- Emphasis should be given to integrated projects focusing rights and humanitarian issues;

- Lack of good governance in most of the NGOs resulting hindrance in real development.

- Active coordination, fruitful communication and well cooperation with LGI representatives, local administration, law enforcing agencies, concerned government departments, local NGOs, print & electronic media largely contributes to the mass awareness, ownership, and ensures transparency and accountability and sustainable development.

- AVAS experienced for successfully establishing and building the capacity of community-based institutions. This has been proved as an effective method of enhancing livelihood security through support of different pro-poor projects under AVAS’s interventions with improved community confidence to accept challenge.

- A community-led development model may be more appropriate in areas that are more isolated and have marginalized ethnic minorities that have not benefited from macroeconomic improvements due to language, illiteracy and other cultural barriers. These areas are the lack of the necessary infrastructure and services for effective market linkages. Some value-chain activities should still be piloted in these remote areas, but will be difficult to scale up until appropriate infrastructure and services are in place.

- Social mobilization and community-led social change (communication for social change) need to be strengthened to create a more enabling environment for sustainable social change. However, more activities need to be implemented to empower communities and networks to influence and reinforce social norms and cultural practices. Community support group at grassroots level are expected to be strengthened for community involvement.

- Effective and efficient collaboration, cooperation, and coordination among the partners are Keyes to make strong credible partnership.





- 60 women are established as agricultural commodities traders.

- 240 men and women have been created as skilled volunteers on Disaster Management.

- 188 men women have been developed as sucessful small entrepreneurs.

- 17,900 women have been brought under the social safety net. 500 among them are totally self sustainer now.

- 79 women are now playing the role as leaders in grass root level.

- 33 women are now the lected members of the Union Parishad.

- 01 woman farmer has been honored with BANGABANDHU Award, 01 with HUGO Award, 03 with NASRIN Award and another 01 with LIGHTHOUSE Award .

- A total number 0f 3,200 drop out students have been integrated into the mainstream education.

- 6,200 working children have been integrated into the mainstream of education.

- 11,200 guardians have been sensitized with child education, child marriage, dowery, drugs, violence against women including many other sociual disparities.

- 750 Sexual Harassment Prevention committee has been formed in 750 schools, who are now operating the committees and preventing sexual harassment in their school premises.

- 400 women are operating the Community Education Center.

- 4000 families are now fully capable in managing and preventing natural disaster.

- Women lead disaster response team has been formed with 18 skilled women member.

- 4 children who were once involved in hazardous works, are now established businessman.

- 855 adolescent girls are creating awarenes on SRHR in their localities.

- 724 children are working on child protection through 57 forums.

- 1100 sex workers have been able to protect HIV AIDS. 57, among them, have changed their profession and are now involved with income-generating activities.

- 93 child marriage has been stopped due to our timely initiative.

- 235 marriage registrar and priests are no more registering any child marriage.

- 210 news reporters are now publishing gender-sensitive news.

- Child Marriage prevention committees have been reformed in Upazila and union levels.

- Mitigated 1230 family disputes through 1642 attribution. 20 women have received 15,00,000 BDT as dowers.

- 102 cases have been filed. 67 verdict is given in favor of the plaintiff and 43 cases are still under judgment. .

- 66 homeless women are now the proud owners of their own homes.

- 7 children have been rescued with the help of court and handed over them to their mothers.

- One time crop yielding fields have been changed to two times yielding field through community research.

- AVAS has 5 numbers of Govt. approved legal license.

- 4 CBOs have been registered as Govt. approved organizations.

- AVAS is a proud member of the total number of national and international networks.

- AVAS is a member of 10 Govt. committees. In some committees, AVAS plays the leading role.

- 143 working children are now having their higher education in several colleges and universities.

- An agreement has been signed with 5 hospitals to provide health care services to the working children.

- Through advocacy, AVAS has circulated a notice for free birth registration, and by this time completed the registration of 4600 newborn babies.

- Abiding by 8 policies and 3 guidelines AVAS has been working with a wonderful reputation ensuring transparency, accountability, and discipline.

- AVAS has its own office premises and 02 training centers, where 60 people can stay and dine together.