Terre des hommes Foundation

Terre des hommes founded by Edmond Kaiser  on 22 July 1960 in Switzerland. Since its creation in 1960, the mission of Terre des hommes (Tdh) has been to come to the aid of children in need. It activities  at all times to defend the rights of children. Now Terre des hommes working in over 32 countries including Bangladesh.

Terre des hommes (Tdh) has been active in Bangladesh since 1974 and works on improving health care for mothers and children under five years old, as well as preparing local communities to deal with natural disasters. Tdh is working in Kurigram and Barguna (Patharghata) among Bangladesh in this regards.

Major responsibilities of Tdh:

  • Tdh plans to reinforce its collaboration with Governtmentas structures at the community level and to intervene as a support to ensure a proper implementation of national policies in terms of mother and child health, including nutrition issues.
  • Tdh plans to construct a roof shelter in front of community clinics to facilitate group activities with mothers and children.
  • Tdh support the reactivated government facilities through training and regular direct collaboration in the field.
  • Tdh support the appropriate Community Management of Acute Malnutrition in the Governmental structures according to CMAM National guidelines and WHO Guidelines.
  • Tdh Support locally the celebration of the World Breastfeeding week and other nutrition and hygiene events, in close collaboration with other key stakeholders, under the supervision of Health Authorities.
  • Tdh will report to local Health Authorities and will attend regular meetings with them (DC Office, CS Office, UNO, UH&FPO & UFPO).
  • Operation and Maintenance of RWHS and latrine Infrastructure training for Ruhita secondary school management committee
    Operation and Maintenance of RWHS and latrine Infrastructure training for Ruhita secondary school management committee
  • Mid Term project Evaluation Bangladesh.
    Mid Term project Evaluation Bangladesh.
  • Global Hand Washing Day 2016, Ruhita High School, Patharghata, Barguna
    Global Hand Washing Day 2016, Ruhita High School, Patharghata, Barguna
  • Global Hand Washing Day 2016
    Global Hand Washing Day 2016
  • WATSAN Committee Training on TDH Activity , Sadar Unoin Paorisad, Patharghata, Barguna.
    WATSAN Committee Training on TDH Activity , Sadar Unoin Paorisad, Patharghata, Barguna.
  • MOU Singe with Ruhita High School, for Rain Water Harvesting Systeam Patharghata, Barguna.
    MOU Singe with Ruhita High School, for Rain Water Harvesting Systeam Patharghata, Barguna.
  • World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August, 2016
    World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August, 2016
  • Pond Sand Filter Maintenance Training, patharghata
    Pond Sand Filter Maintenance Training, patharghata
  • World Population Day
    World Population Day