ActionAid provides a safe shelter and support for 150 girls. They work to give the girls shelter, improved health, and their well-being through providing education and recreation. The girls are also provided with vocational training for a secured future. The ‘Happy Home’ initiative has been working with various government agencies (i.e schools, vocational training schools) since 2016 in the Dhaka division. They mainly work with the street children in the Mohammadpur area focusing on providing shelter and education – the stable and loving environment which all children need.  

Name Of The InitiativeHappy Home
Allied OrganisationVarious government agencies (i.e schools, vocational training schools)
Working together since 2016
DivisionDhaka
Villages ReachedN/A
Blocks ReachedMohammadpur
Districts ReachedDhaka
Vulnerable Groups ReachedStreet children
Focus Areas Of Intervention:  providing shelter and education – and the stable and loving environment which all children need. five separate homes in five different areas of the city, all of them merging into one large home in December 2016.