CORE AREAS OF WORK
A. Agriculture and Environment
UNNAYAN believes in a comprehensive approach of integrating microfinance program with all agricultural interventions focusing mainly on modern and appropriate technology including quality seeds, fertilizer and pest management & marketing support to scale up agriculture sector significantly. This in turn will improve the overall socioeconomic condition of the target farmers. With this end in view, UNNAYAN, since its beginning, has progressively put special emphasis on agriculture program.
Microfinance has been regarded as the vital program of UNNAYAN in respect of beneficiary size, working area, volume of capital and belongingness. All other programs/activities strategically are based or centered on microfinance. Efficient management system and tools, linkage with financial institutions, identification of alternative micro-schemes, approach to address the poorest of the poor section and access to the remotest and hard-to-reach locations have added an extra dimension to UNNAYAN’s microfinance program.
C. HEALTH & NUTRITION
UNNAYAN believes that health care as a part of concerted effort to alleviate poverty is equally important. UNNAYAN, since its inception, has been implementing health related activities for its beneficiaries with provision for health awareness building, nutrition and primary health care services. UNNAYAN provides primary health care services to the beneficiaries through static clinics, satellite clinics and health & eye camps.
UNNAYAN has been implementing several education programs both in urban and rural areas for the need of target groups in its intervention areas. The education program of UNNAYAN aims to provide and ensure quality education to the future generations. UNNAYAN also has been working with the vulnerable and disadvantaged children. In accordance with the UNCRC principles, UNNAYAN provides strong supports for their safety, education, food stuff, accommodation and medical treatment through different projects.
E. SOCIAL SERVICES
Ensuring sustainable inclusive development is a key initiative of the organization. It considers community as the centre of all social development actions, and since inception UNNAYAN is committed to provide quality services to the community. UNNAYAN is striving to meet needs of the community by assisting those who are experiencing economic hardship, helping families to become self- reliant and providing community-based services to protect, stabilize and strengthen families.
To achieve the integrated development UNNAYAN initiated income generation activities for the most vulnerable and poor families. The aim of the activities is to improve the socio-economic conditions of the beneficiaries. UNNAYAN is conducting different types of income generation activities including poultry farming, rickshaw/van pulling, goat and cow rearing, small enterprise including tailoring, retail shop, bike repair shop, agricultural tools etc.
G. ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
UNNAYAN initiated several income-earning enterprises to make the organization self-sustained and self-financed. Besides ensuring sustainability of the organization, these enterprises also have a social goal. The profit of the enterprises is reinvested for expansion and furthering social benefit by providing goods or services at the competitive/cheaper price to help the people.
UNNAYAN as a rapidly expanding development organization strongly emphasizes training for human resource development and transfer of management skills to the community level. UNNAYAN conducts different training courses on the basis of needs assessed by all divisions, programs, projects and beneficiary levels. UNNAYAN provides training for the beneficiaries and staffs to enhance the capacity of different development issues. UNNAYAN has a skilled and expert pool of trainer to conduct the training.