NGO Service Delivery Project (NSDP) (1997 – till date) – The Pathfinder International / Chemonics International-USAID

SGS has been working on NSDP project by covering 238,057 populations of 29 unions from Muksudpur, Kashiani, Tungipara in Gopanganj district and Chitalmari Upazila of Bagerhat district. The project is funded by The Pathfinder International and Chemonics International. This project was focused on reducing maternal & child morbidity and mortality, and reducing fertility rate; improve overall nutrition status of the people and life expectancy and ensure other essential health services. The project has enhanced knowledge level of the family members about bath spacing and supported female to raise their voice for establishing rights to reproductive health and to take decisions by their own about the family size, ways and means of awareness campaigning, advocacy, sensitizing community people by organizing courtyard meeting, rally, community counselling etc. People have been receiving such type of services from established clinics, namely Smiling Sun Clinics. The name of the project is restructured as NGO Health Service Delivery Project (NHSDP) since January 2013. Previously the project was implemented in 4 Upazilas, which is presently extended in 14 Upazilas. There is an EMOC Clinic where having facilities of 6 beds and 3 qualified doctors and 7 nurses.

SGS has received Annual Performance Award twice at Goplaganj and once at Bagerhat district under the Department of Health and Family Planning under MoHFW.