About PEO

Poverty Elimination Organization-PEO is a non-political, non-profitable, voluntary, non-government organization. It is established in 1993 and located at Porabaree Bazar in the district of Gazipur, which is nearest of the capital city Dhaka. The organization has been working diligently for the hard core poor who are by passed by the Govt. or NGO development intervention. The goal of this organization is a society where people can live in harmony with nature and enjoy a fruitful and abundant life. In addition it is working for improving human capital of the socially, economically and culturally vulnerable communities to access institutional resources and realize their quality of life aspirations. The organization has been trying to identify the local people’s common problem which they are facing since decades. The organizations find out the following issues that affect the sector like lack of access to institutional resources, lack of awareness about their citizen rights of the country, lack of education and lack of bargaining power. Removing this above problem this organization have taken some long-term program objectives like a) Human Capital Improvement through critical awareness raising...

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Year of Establishment : 1993

Legal Status

  • Registered with the Department of Social Services
  • Reg. No. DSS Ga-0284/ July 17, 1996
  • Directorate of Youth under the ministry of Youth & Sports
  • DYD-Bang337; Ga 48/1998 , June 06, 1998

Affiliation with other bodies

  • Dept. Forest Extension
  • Dept. of Agr. Extension
  • Dept. of Fisheries
  • Dept. of Public Health end engineering

Affiliation & Collaboration With

  • NGO forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation (NGO Forum)
  • Credit & Development Forum
  • BRAC

Affiliation with International Networks

Micro credit Summit Campaign, MSC, Washington, USA

Familiar with International Networks and Organizations

Vision

PEO envisions a society where people can live in harmony with nature and enjoy a full and abundant life

Mission

Improving human capital of the socially, economically and culturally vulnerable communities to access institutional resources and realize their quality of life aspirations.

The audience of beneficiaries of PEO

PEO is to address the need of the Hard Core poor who are by passed by the Govt. or NGO development interventions.

PEO understanding of the poverty issues

PEO had identified that the major causes of poverty and vulnerability of the poor living on the fringe of the Shal forest of Bhawal and Gazipur district is due to:

  • Lack of access to institutional resources,
  • lack of awareness about their rights as a citizen of the country
  • Lack of access to information on life skill and facts for life and livelihood.
  • Lack of life skill in the field of primary health care, mother and child care, environmental hygiene
  • Lack of education, vocational skill or productive skill
  • Lack of bargaining power

Long term Program Objectives

  • Human capital improvement through Critical awareness raising and through Basic literacy and functional education
  • Promotion of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) on Homestead and personal health
  • Income and employment creation through alternative credit
  • Institution development for improving collective bargaining capacity for social and institutional access to state resources.
  • Gender Issues

About PEO

Poverty Elimination Organization-PEO is a non-political, non-profitable, voluntary, non-government organization. It is established in 1993 and located at Porabaree Bazar in the district of Gazipur, which is nearest of the capital city Dhaka...


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