Status of Integrated Service for Development of Children & Mothers (ISDCM):
ISDCM has been registered with the Department of Social Services, Registration No. DHA-04117 dated 01/05/98 and NGO Affairs Bureau, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Prime Minister's Office, Registration No. 1426 dated 16/09/1999.
ISDCM is the acronym (Integrated Service for Development of Children and Mothers). It is a non-political and non-profit making NGO established in view of the need for integrated service for development of children and mothers.
A group of ex-professional persons who worked with UN Agencies, International and National NGOs and GOB for a long time have now joined hands and formed ISDCM to work as team to provide integrated service for development of children and mothers in Bangladesh. ISDCM team has a rich background of UN working systems, GOB, Service Club and NGO operational methods in Bangladesh. It was established in June 1997.
Because of long sincere and devoted service members of the team have unique opportunity to develop work relationship with different officials and the community at various levels. The team also has the expertise in program designing, project formulation, monitoring and implementation. ISDCM Works in Bangladesh for achieving the following broader objectives:
According to the Constitution of ISDCM the General Body is the highest authority of the Organization which consists of 31 members with the provision of increasing the number of general members. The Executive Committee (EC) consists of members who are elected by the members of the General Body for a period of two years. The EC is the decision making body of ISDCM which plays an active role in reviewing and approving the projects and the activities. It is the policy implementing body.
ISDCM Mission aims to set an example of people-centered integrated socio-economic development, creation of self-employment and job opportunities, establishing gender equity, empowerment and social justice, health services, education, agriculture and environmental development.
ISDCM is also committed to undertake need-based programs for the target. Beneficiaries with the aim of poverty alleviation, eradication of illiteracy and unemployment, establishment of health society, skill development and attain economic self-reliance.
ISDCM strongly believes that in many sustainable development effort, people centered participatory approach is quite effective, and that the resourceful persons and professionals should give due consideration to local wisdom in formulating or planning, implementing and managing various development projects, for this, the organization upholds the principle to value peoples ideas an knowledge, so that they are empowered to decide independently.
The vision of ISDCM is to make capable, effective and well-managed non-government sector and enhanced society through implementing active programs and integrated service for soic-economic development of the poor, disadvantaged and deprived population.