Programs

Public Health

Public health awareness is critical to FCAB’s goal to sustaining long-term health and well-being. Thus it integrates public health education into its various activities. FCAB’s commitment to monitoring impact data enables it to adapt to the area’s changing needs. FCAB conducts focused health screenings and information sessions for women, adolescent girls and pregnant women. It […]

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Primary Health

FCAB’s founding vision was to provide primary and maternal health care in Bagdumur village and its surrounding populations which lacked access to adequate medical services. FCAB began its operations on February 8, 2015 with a free eye-camp providing eye exams and care, including cataract operations for the underserved in the area. In addition to these […]

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Education

FCAB believes education is the key to a community’s long-term development. It introduced the first pre-primary school for under-5 children in Bagdumur and the surrounding area villages. The school teaches these students basic literacy and numeracy as well as health education. FCAB has also partnered with the village madrasa for students grades 1 to 10 […]

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Entrepreneurship

FCAB has learned that health without economic empowerment is unsustainable. A focus on developing women entrepreneurs is central to its mission as most women in rural Bangladesh still lack capital to start their own businesses or otherwise become financially independent. This lack of independence made these women more vulnerable to abuse and poorer health. While […]

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Environment

FCAB’s integrated development model of health, education, agro/livelihood and water/sanitation rests on adequate clean energy and sustaining the environment. FCAB’s commitment to environmentally friendly solutions is evidenced by its use of solar batteries to help power its clinic and use of renewable, clean energy to meet other community needs. It seeks to innovate the role […]

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Partnerships

FCAB’s unique development model relies on and facilitates working with partners on project design, implementation, evaluation and upscaling. It actively seeks various types of partners to learn from and together enhance its existing work. As an American non-profit, its stated mission is to partner American and Bangladeshi institutions and individuals to enhance Bangladesh’s growth. These […]

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