The Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) program is the largest social safety net program of the Government of Bangladesh that exclusively targets ultra poor households. About 750000 direct ultra-poor participants across the country receive monthly food ration for the household and a development support services (inclusive of life skills and income generating skills training, savings and access to credit) for a cycle in 482 Upazilas. With the financial support from Ministry of Women & Child Department’ GOB, NGF has covered in two upazilla’s Tala and Kolaroa under Satkhira district for the VGD Cycle 2015-2016. Total beneficiaries coverage of this cycle Tala 1848 and Kolaroa 1843 which is covered under 74 groups and 73 groups.
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