Udayankur Seba Sangstha (USS) is a non profitable non political voluntary organization. USS started its activities on 10th October 1997 at Sadar Upazila of Nilphamari District. Till 2003 the period was to gather experience without much well defined strategy. In 2003 USS defined the goal and objectives of the organization in specific term and undertakes PAR (Participatory Action Research) as main approach to work with poor and marginalized people in the area. USS envisions a democratic society free of poverty and inequality where all the people are enjoying freedom, self-reliant, confident and contributing to the development of country and nation as a citizen with democratic values. To achieve the vision, USS facilitate a process among the marginalized people so that they can unmask the apparent and underlying causes of poverty and take initiatives to overcome the problems collectively.
Laxmichap union under Sader Upazila of Nilphamari district is a poverty prone area. Most of people are agriculture day labor. They pass in crisis in two periods like April-May and September-November in every year due to no scope to sell labor and the crisis period is called Monga. As a result peoples took loan from Mohajon of high interest and sold labor in advance. Above the circumstances USS constructed 1 No. Dhan Bank funded by Green Foundation at Laxmicpap union in 2006 to address Monga.
USS started 6 Community Pre-school where students were 150 funded by same donor at community in 2008 for physical, psychological, language and emotional development of children’s. Later on 5 community pre-school has started with 5 government primary school funded by Nargis Jahan Farida Begum Memorial Trust and Volunteer Association for Bangladesh (VAB) to ensure quality education.
USS constructed 4 no. Dhan Bank funded by Green Foundation at Bamandanga under Palashbari union of Nilphamari district in 2015 to address Monga. Now Dhan Banks and Community Pre-schools are running successfully.
Project Name: Community Dhan Bank to Protect Monga
Working Areas: Nilphamari Sador.