Integrated Village Development Society (IVDS)
IVDS is a non government, non political and non profitable community development organization (NGO). In 1994 a group of social and development minded people together come forward to help the disadvantaged, under privileged, and disabled people as charity club. The mandate of IVDS is to promote gender equality and equity, human rights, and to foster the empowerment of the backward and most disadvantaged rural and urban people including disabled children, adolescent and aged people, poor women and children of Bangladesh. The organization aims to mobilize the promoting the life status of the poor, indigenous, disabled, disadvantaged women and children and mainstreaming them with the development intervention considering them as social change actors in a comprehensive development approach. IVDS main intervention strategy is to empower its target group socially, physically and economically and make them able to influence the policy of government through advocacy, lobbying and networking. Since its inception IVDS involves government agencies of different sectors, local government authorities in the process of development through implementation of different projects.
To empower the marginalized, disadvantaged people with emphasis on women, children and disabled through ® changing their social, economical and political condition and promotion of human rights.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Finance / Investment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Health, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Livelihoods, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Development, Research, Marketing, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D
Other Organizational Expertise
ON GOING PROGRAM ACTIVITIES Since its inception IVDS has been implementing the following core program components: Hygiene Education ® , Sanitation and Water Supply (GOB/UNICEF), Urban Governance Infrastructure Improvement Project ADB/LGED), Secondary Town Water supply and Sanitation Sector ( STWSSP) Gob -ADB Project Hygiene® Sanitation and Water supply ( HYSAWA ) ® Gob - DANIDA Project ..; Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) Programm under UNDP-GIZ In Dhaka, Commilla & Narayangonj City Corporation Solid waste management at Narsingdi , Bhairab and Madaripur Pourashava Sustainable Energy for development® ( Dissemination of improve cook Stoves ) with GIZ Germany Sustainable Human friendly ® environment Organic Framing Safe Water and sanitation® and Arsenic Mitigation (NGO Forum and Own), Disability Rehabilitation Program, Gender Based Women and Development, Promotion on Women and ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® Child Rights, Formal and Nonâ€“Formal primary and vocational education, Global School Partnership with GSP -UK Awareness raising and prevention on Primary Health Care & STD / HIV Aids, Entrepreneurship development through Income Generation Activities (IGA) and Micro Credit, Sustainable and Human Friendly environment development, , Rural Low Cost Housing for Hard Core Poor, Human resources development, Prevention Of Violence against Women and Children Through Empowerment, Disaster Management.
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Solar
Clean Cooking Activities
IVDS® is making its position with improved cookstoves among beneficiaries, through awareness building programs, video projection, and village meetings giving the people real examples of the benefits. Our workers motivate people to take improved cookstoves and create demand among community people that wish to change their cooking habits. The stove is offered free of cost under the condition that they will return the fuels saved after using our stove.
IVDS wishes to contribute to the partnership in the following ways: 1. To strengthen present
ICS network 2.To encourage local entrepreneurs to commercialize improved and reliable
stoves in Bangladesh, which are adapted to local cooking conditions. 3. To collaborate with
other organisations who are pioneers in the design of improved stoves to meet local needs.
4. Participate in inter-institutional/organisational training and research into improved
stoves, health risk and exposure assessments using standardised equipment. 5. Provide
expertise to needy organisations in the area of indoor air pollution management. 6.
Exchange of information and sharing of research findings with partners
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
IVDS , Tolatoli Bazer , Raipura Narsingdi -1600, Bangladesh
IVDS 43/N , Indira road , Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Narsingdi, Dhaka 1215
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Farzana Mofiz Mofiz
Phone: 088 01722010569
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. S M M Kamal Bhuiyan Kamal
Title: Executve Director
Phone: 088 02 7646270Request an Edit to This Profile