WDDF has observed the covid 19 situation globally and take preparation to complete some emergency Activities which need to done immediately such as communicate with all the girls and women with disabilities let them know to take preparation to stay home for at least one month and what will be the health safety system and how they will stay safe etc.
Bangladesh Government has taken step and declare to locked down. As WDDF has long experience to work with women and girls with disabilities and disability issues we know people with disabilities especially women with disabilities will be falling down in economic crisis and social integration. So When WDDF communicate with grass roots women and girls with disabilities living in working area we has started to getting report they fall in economic crisis. Most of the girls and women with disabilities has started to deprived from their basic need.
WDDF has taken immediate response initiatives through Staff members salary and given food support to 27 Girls and women with disabilities in comilla doudkandi District for a month. Then we started to raise fund from Family and Friends! Success fully we provide our support to 300 People with disabilities through this contribution. After that we reviewed our some project and create opportunity to distribute food support to 12500 people (in total) which is running in Dhaka, Pabna, Jessore, Cumilla, Bogura, Magura, Mymenshingh, Chittagonj, Shatkhira, Shirajgonj, Jamalpur, cishorgonj, Narayangonj, Potuakhali, pirojpur, Nouga, chapai, Noakhali through DPOs . WDDF has given priority to girls and women with disabilities. WDDF has provide food and cash support to women and men with Disabilities:
WDDF has received 40,000 TK as grant from Jatio protibandhu unnon Foundation (JPUF) under Social Welfare Ministry and distribute among 75 girls, women, child and man with Disabilities in urban slam located Satarkul, Badda.
WDDF have more than 3000 people with disabilities list waiting to get food support, We need your contribution through Our Mother Account Name: Women With Disabilities Development Foundation (WDDF), Account no . 0463010014977 , Rupali Bank limited. 463-Shamoli, Shamoli sinema Hall Bhaban, 1 khilji Road, Mohammadpur,Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh Or Bikash ID Raounak Jaha usha Administrative officer, WDDF 01830075541
Learn about the impact of COVID-19 on unemployment rates.
Read the proceedings of our meeting with Wish2Action.
Read the speech of our founder Ashrafun Nahar Misty, on the Baroness Suggestion meeting of 7th May, 2020.