Manusher Jonno Foundation(MJF)

USS started development journey 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.

USS was started journey with Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) through implementing
Development Initiative to Promote Transforming of Youth (DIPTYO) project at Nilphamari
sader upazila in 2013. The project duration was 1 st November’2013 to last December’2016.
There were 400 right holders under 20 groups. 360 youth women and 40 youth male among
mention right holders.
Working areas: Laxmichap, Dubachuri, Darihara and Akashkuri village under Laxmichap
union and Bamandanga, Vabonkuri, Kholishapocha, Kishamotkanaikata, Araji Itakhola,
Ghandaskanaikata, Palashbari & Notkhana village under Palashbari union of Nilphamari sader
upazila of Nilphamari district.
Objectives of the project:
 To enhance the awareness on human rights of the youth (women and men).
 To develop skill for improving their socio economic status through income generating
activities of the youth.
 To develop the capacity to run development projects more effectively and efficiently.

Project Name: Development Initiative to Promote Youth and Adolescent (DIPTYWO)

Working Areas: Nilphamari Sador.