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Our Strategy

Summary of the Strategic Plan:
ESDO followed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and considering the SDG Goal we addressed in local level through different programs. Considering the SDGs & ESDO's Vision & Mission the programming goal sets five strategic priorities towards developing pathways for ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner. This includes:

ESDO Strategic Goals 2018-2030 (Outcomes, Targets and Strategies)
Goal-01: No Poverty & Zero Hunger (aligned with SDG-1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere and SDG-2: End hunger, achieves food security and improved nutrition, and promotes sustainable agriculture).

Goal-02: Good Health, Clean Water & Sanitation (aligned with SDG-3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages, & SDG-6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all).

Goal-03: Education & Technical Vocational Training (SDG-4: Ensure inclusive and equitable education and promote Life-long learning opportunities for all and SDG-8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all and SDG-9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation).

Goal-04: Gender Equality, Child Protection & Promotion of Human Rights (SDG-5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls and Goal, SDG-10: Reduce inequality within and among countries, SDG-16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all, and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

Goal-05: Sustainable Communities, Climate Action & Promotion of Affordable Clean Energy (SDG-7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all and SDG-11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. SDG-12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns, SDG-13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts, SDG Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, SDG Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainablePage 5 of 36 use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

Goal-06: Innovation & Organizational Development.

Management Information System


Reporting System

# Types of Report Interval
01 Inception Report Within 15 days of Starting of Program
02 Monthly Report Monthly Financial and Progress Report
03 Quarterly Financial Statements Three Months
04 Half Annual Progress Report Six Months
05 Annual Report 12 Months
06 An Audited Annual Financial Report 12 Months
06 Annual Financial Report 12 Months
07 Project Completion Report After Completion of Project

M&E Matrix

Technique of M&E Data to be Collected Instrument Data Collected Frequency Responsibility
Process Monitoring Choose Observation of the all Project Activities FGD, Impact Diagram, Process Documentation and PRA Techniques Monthly Note for Records, Quarterly Process Monitoring Reports, Occasional Case Studies ESDO Monitoring Team
Documentation of Lesson Learnt and Good Practices Capture Learning and Documented Success Story Field Visit Observation Continuous Process ESDO Monitoring Team
Beneficiary Assessment Beneficiaries Attitude about the Project Services, Bottlenecks, Reason for Success or Failure, Remedy Measure Required Workshop, Formal and Informal Consultative Meeting, Group Discussion Quarterly MIS Coordinator
Impact Evaluation Baseline Survey, Socio-Economic Condition, Rural Institutional Development, Impact of Accessibility of the Rural Poor to Service Providers Survey and PRA Techniques Yearly Basis ESDO Evaluation Team/External Evaluation Team
Special Studies In-Depth Information about a Specific Issue Sample Study, FGD, PRA, Group Discussion, Observation, Workshop As per Requirement ESDO Evaluation Team/External Evaluation Team
Field visit and Spot Checking Activity of ESDO's Ongoing Programmed Checklist, Group Discussion and Observation Continuous Process ESDO Monitoring Team
Monthly Progress Review Meeting Monthly Progress Report Prescribe Reporting Format Monthly Executive Director
Quarterly Monitoring Workshop Quarterly Status of the Different Programmes, Problems Confronted, Lesson Learnt and Revision of Work Plan Discussion, Prescribed Reporting Formats, Work Plan Quarterly ED, PC, APC & Monitoring Team
Quarterly Progress Report - Prescribed Reporting Formats Quarterly ESDO MIS and Monitoring Team

Learning Mechanism

ESDO's Approach to Capacity Building

Financial Management and Internal Control Framework
International Accounting Standards (IAS) is followed in account keeping and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are used in all financial reporting of ESDO. ESDO has its own transparent financial management system that’s also comply with donor’s requirements. ESDO maintain both accrual and cash basis accounting and follow the double entry accounting system. Keep accounts by software also.

The Procurement System
ESDO strictly followed ESDO's own Procurement policy. This policy states the Procurement Procedures which applies to all ESDO’s Offices (Head Office, Regional Office & Field/Program/Project/Branch Office) and employees who have either direct and/or indirect interaction with vendors, suppliers, manufacturers and individual firms or consultants.

Internal & External Audit Procedure
Internal Audit Team: For ensuring qualitative and quantitative program ESDO’s all project activities are regularly and periodically audited by ESDO’s internal audit team. External Audit Team: In accordance with the relevant section of the constitution of ESDO, General Committee of ESDO appointed yearly basis external auditor for overall auditing ESDO’s all sorts of accounts.

Evaluation Procedure: ESDO regularly evaluated ESDO’s programs and projects through different time-frame.

Head Office
  • Address: Collegepara (Gobindanagar),
    Thakurgaon-5100, Bangladesh
  • Phone: +880 561 52149
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Saturday - Thursday: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
    Friday - Friday: Closed
Dhaka Office
  • Address: ESDO House, Plot #748, Road #08,
    Adabor, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh
  • Phone: +880 2 58154857
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Saturday - Thurseday: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
    Friday - Friday: Closed
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