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PSC lauds LIUPCP for COVID-19 emergency response

Posted on 2020-09-28

DHAKA, September 28, 2020: Members of the Project Steering Committee of the Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) have appreciated the progress made by the project in different city corporations and paurashava across the country. They also appreciated the role by the project in COVID-19 emergency response in reach...


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LIUPCP celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 2020 ‘for a healthier planet’

Posted on 2020-09-16

DHAKA: Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project’ (LIUPCP) has celebrated World Breastfeeding Week 2020 with series of programmes and events in different city corporations and municipalities across Bangladesh. Observance of the World Breastfeeding Week started as a global campaign in 1991. Celebrated every year from August 1 t...


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SENF Humaira was a dedicated & committed staff: Chattogram Mayor

Posted on 2020-07-19

CHATTOGRAM, July 19: Chattogram City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin has handed over financial assistance to the children of Humaira Mahmuda Tumpa - a Socio Economic and Nutrition Facilitator (SENF) of Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) under Chattogram City Corporation.  Humaira Mahmuda Tumpa died in a tragi...


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Socio-Economic Assessment of nCOVID-19 Begins

Posted on 2020-07-13

The National Urban Poverty Reduction Programme (NUPRP) in collaboration with Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) launched a Socio-Economic Assessment of COVID-19 impact on the lives and livelihoods of the urban poor. This assessment will help inform the NUPRP re-programming and will also contribute in the formulation of the Socio-Econom...


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OBITUARY: SAD DEMISE OF HUMAIRA MAHMUDA TUMPA

Posted on 2020-06-22

Humaira Mahmuda Tumpa, a Socio Economic and Nutrition Facilitator (SENF) of Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) under Chattogram City Corporation has died in a tragic road accident on Sunday. She was 34. The accident took place at College Bazar area under Karnafuli upazila as Tumpa was travelling by a bus on her...


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LIUPCP offers USD 1.5m food or cash support to help the urban poor stay home

Posted on 2020-04-07

DHAKA, April 07 (2020): United Nations Development Programme with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Government of Bangladesh, is rolling out $1.5m emergency food support for 78,000 extremely poor urban families. It aims to ameliorate some of their immediate hardships and counter potentially devastating...


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COVID-19: LIUPCP’s emergency response reaches millions of urban poor

Posted on 2020-03-29

DHAKA, 29 MARCH (2020): As the COVID-19 pandemic poses great threat to the lives of Bangladesh’s urban poor communities, Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) has responded urgently to protect 2.16 million urban poor people from the deadly virus. In line with the National Preparedness and Response Plan (NPRP) for C...


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LIUPCP celebrates International Women’s Day 2020 across the cities

Posted on 2020-03-08

DHAKA, MARCH 8 (2020): Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) has celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 across different city corporations and paurashavas with festivity and funfair as elsewhere across the globe highlighting women’s rights and equality. The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 was “I...


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Women taking ownership of their lives & surroundings: Kanni Wignaraja

Posted on 2020-02-22

DHAKA, 22 FEBRUARY, 2020: Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Kanni Wignaraja has visited Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) implementation area at Karail slum in Dhaka today.  During...


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LIUPCP team attends the 10th World Urban Forum 2020

Posted on 2020-02-13

Call for united action to ensure a better future for cities and towns Abu Dhabi, 13 February 2020: The 10th World Urban Forum (WUF) 2020 has concluded with a call for united action to ensure a better future for cities and towns. Held at the capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi from 8 to 13 February 2020, the WUF 2020 attracted over 13,000 participants a...


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Self-defense skills for young women and girls: LIUPCP signs MOU with BLAST

Posted on 2020-01-28

DHAKA: 28 January 2020: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) and Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) on Tuesday here at BLAST head office, Dhaka. Under the MoU, BLAST will help to to build and enhance self-defense skills of young women and gir...


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LIUPCP’s Annual Planning Workshop 2020

Posted on 2020-01-21

As the new year 2020 begins, Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) has organised its Annual Planning Workshop 2020. By now, LIUPCP under the National Urban Poverty Reduction Programme (NUPRP) of UNDP has completed 2 years of its operation. This government-led project is a joint initiative of the Local Governm...


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