SETU plays active role against hunger and all kinds of malnutrition and growth of production on agriculture.
SETU wages awareness campaign on food security as right to life is the sole basis of all human rights. In ensuring food security human rights factors should not be ignored as poverty being corner stone of all human crises and that makes individuals vulnerable to food insecurity. SETU promotes the food security campaign on harm-free food production and consumption through sustainable agriculture for ensuring hunger free world.
Agriculture and Livestock Development
This is an important component of SETU’s poverty alleviation program. SETU contributes to agricultural growth by providing agricultural loan to its group members against cultivation of onion and garlic, maize, paddy, potato, banana, vegetable, sunflower, etc. Under financial assistance of PKSF and banks SETU has been implementing the program in its working area. Beside this SETU provides credit supports to fish culture, poultry and goat rearing activities to its group members.
Tackling unemployment of youth and women
SETU introduced beef fattening program initially with its own source. It proves as a profitable venture and able to earn additional income, create employment for small farm household members specially unemployed members like housewives & youths. Later SETU strengthened the program with financial support from PKSF and banks covering 4,000 families who received taka 10 crore of working area. SETU’s rearers meet a considerable portion of cattle demand of city dwellers during the Eid festival.
Livelihood restoration program (LRP)
SETU implements livelihood restoration program (LRP) for victims of natural disaster like flood, river bank erosion etc. by providing essential goods like emergency food, cloths, medicine, blankets and interest- free loan. Flood victims of Chilmari char under Daulotpur upazila and river bank erosion victims of Bahadurpur under Pangsha upazila of Rajban districts got LRP support.