The applications have to be submitted by 15 November 2021
[Dhaka, November 04, 2021] Marking the International Volunteer Day, observed every year on 5 December, a coordinated initiative has been taken to recognize and celebrate the selfless effort of the volunteers and their contribution towards community development, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGD) in collaboration with UNV Bangladesh, WaterAid Bangladesh, VSO Bangladesh, and UNFPA Bangladesh, have launched ‘The IVD Bangladesh Volunteer Award 2021.’
The award 2021 will be presented to the best volunteers from 20 different categories, which include – Public health, Awareness, Food security, Innovative actions/digital solutions tackling social problems, Action against GBV, Gender promotion, Support to ensure education, Child protection, WASH, Environment, Waste management, Mental health, Contribution against drug abuse and addiction, COVID-19 response support and others.
The first 10 placed winning volunteers will be awarded with BDT 1,00,000, BDT 70,000, BDT 50,000, BDT 35,000, BDT 25,000, BDT 15,000, BDT 10,000, BDT 7,000, BDT 6,000 and BDT 5,000 respectively. The rest 10 participants will receive crests, medal, and certificates along with all winners.
Applicants primarily have to submit their personal information, along with activity description and few more details as per guided instruction, which can be found at www.wateraid.org/bd, https://unvolunteersbd.org, https://www.facebook.com/UNVBangladesh, https://www.facebook.com/unfpabangladesh, https://www.vsointernational.org/our-work/where-we-work/bangladesh and https://www.facebook.com/VSO.BD
The submission deadline closes on November 15, 2021. The application form is available at – https://forms.gle/LN2gy7t2wTfGTrCD6