Symun Mubin Pollob :: Ma Sangsad, a non-governmental organization (NGO) Development Organization of the Rural Poor- DORP implemented in Bangladesh to solve water issues, has been selected as the first finalist in the Change Maker Award-2020 competition of Global Water Partnership-GWP, an international water network in Stockholm, Sweden.
Of the 350 changemaker proposals from around the world this year, the grassroots water advocacy ‘Mother Parliament’ program was recently selected as a finalist, according to the Global Water Partnership website. The final announcement of the Global Water Partnership’s ‘Change Maker Award-2020’ will be made in 2021.
It is to be mentioned that DORP is implementing ‘Panii Jibon ‘ project in Morrelganj, Paikgachha and Koyra upazilas with the help of partnership of Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation. Through the project, the mother parliament is playing a role in solving the problem of potable water at the local level.