What is this highly valuable asset? Its own people. Says Morgan Fraud, the author of The Thinking Corporation, “Given that we are all capable of contributing new ideas, the question becomes how do you successfully generate, capture, process and implement ideas?”
Community Participation and Development (CPD) has been working since 1993 which was initiated by a group of local enthusiastic social workers with a view of uplift the social and economic conditions of distressed women, Children and youth of different areas of Bangladesh. It has been implementing programs with the disadvantaged people, like childcare, health, women empowerment, adolescent development, skill development training, vocational skills training, apprenticeship and job placement for the graduated children through CSR, basic education, pre-schooling, Non Formal Education (NFE), soft skill/life skill/Employability and income generating activities, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Health services, climate change and adaptation, disaster risk reduction, Anti trafficking, anti-terrorism, child abuse and harassment by the support of national and international donor. All these components enable destitute and disadvantaged target children, youth and women to change their socio-economic condition and consequently the project will act as a supplementary program of the national plan. The basic objective is to uplift the socio-economic conditions of the disadvantaged women, children and youth. CPD believes that to improve the living condition of the disadvantaged women and adolescents and promote self- reliance is the key to meet the long-term needs to the beneficiaries struggling to overcome poverty and social insecurity. CPD also started working with the youth to create options of livelihood for them within the project areas in line with Education Prevention, Livelihood and protection. CPD is working to change in policies and practices affecting children’s and young people’s rights.
The organization is striving to make itself institutionally, program wise and financially sustainable without compromising the quality of services.