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Name: Surjodoy Somaj Unnayan Foundation ( SSUF )
Street 1: Ashulia
Street 2: Savar
City: Dhaka
Province: South Asia
Post Code: 1349
Country: Bangladesh
Phone: +8801191757820
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Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Jubayed Ahemmed
Last Name: Joy
Title: Founder & Executive Director
Phone: +8801191757820

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Nazmul
Last Name: Haque
Title: Coordinator
Phone: +8801192170920

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
Surjodoy Somaj Unnayann Foundation is a local based non government, non political development and voluntary organization has been working with the disadvantaged poor people at Ashulia in Dhaka District since 2006. It works especially for ensuring the maternal and Child health for poor and ultra poor people of Bangladesh. It also takes in imitative to remove poverty through Youth development. It desires to see a developed society where people are living with peace and tranquillity.
Ashulia is a northern part of Dhaka district of Bangladesh, which is comprised of 05 Unions and 25 Villages. The majority population are illiterate and day workers. They live hand to mouth. They have no general knowledge to protect themselves from different types of diseases. About two millions people are living in this area. People have to migrate in different town in search of jobs. Some time male counterpart stays outside home for 3-6 months to earn money for their family.

Under such circumstances, women and children are extremely victimized; they do not have way to survive as well. In addition, this area is being fallen risk factor of HIV/AID. This area is surrounded by many mills and factories, that’s why floating people are living there. And also increasing created risk factor by illegal abortion in this area. The literacy rate of Ashulia is very poor especially girls and women in remote areas belonged illiterate. Girls and women are victims of early marriage, polygamy, divorces, dowry, rapping and many other kinds of physical torture as well as domestic violence due to economical deprivation along with influence of religious bound and prejudice of the society.

Emerging from social commitment to develop the situation and condition of the society, Surjodoy Somaj Unnayan Foundation (SSUF) has established and come close to people with special emphasis of primary health care service, clinical service and youth empowerment. Organization realizes that proper training and necessary practice can change the social scenario. SSU
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Bangladesh
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
We want to remove the TB from Bangladesh through advocacy, communication, social mobilization and awareness campaign.


Declaration of interests:
We are committed to remove the TB from Bangladesh under direction of Stop TB Partnership.

Application date: February 21, 2013
Last updated: March 10, 2013