Mrs Bilkis Begume is a small holder of Panchkathi village under Nalmuri Union. She has no cultivable land but a useless plot at his homesteads. She didn’t know how the land can be use and make it productive. Since September 2010 she involved with SDS implementing RESOLVE project. RESOLVE provided her various support like; training, materials, instructions to cropping at homestead level.

Parvin Begum (38) is living in Siddya union under Damuddya upazila of Shariatpur district. Her husband Siraj Bepari is rickshaw puller. They have two sons and three daughters. They do not have any cultivation land except the dwelling place.

Her husband remains sick for most of the time Therefore, they are living almost hand to mouth. In this circumstance Parvin Begum became involved with the UDC and found a new opportunity. With financial assistance of European Union and cooperation of OXFAM -GB , SDS has been implementing a project titled NSAs in25 union,s under 4 upazila of Shariatpur. Siddya union under Damudya upazila is within the working area of the project .

Chairperson of Darul Aman Union development committee (USC) Jasmin Begum, 35 years old widow has gained solvency in her family to some extent Cultivating fish.

Jasmin begum lives in Nandra villige of darul Aman Unoin under Damudda Upazila of Shariatpur. Her husband died 7 years ago. After his death jesmin fall in crisis with two daughter and one son. Her husband had left nothing but a dwelling place.