Juthika* is a beneficiary of the Kazis Shahid Foundation and she is one of millions of parents who want nothing more than to provide adequate nutrition for their children so that childhood is a time of joy and dignity.
The Kazis Shahid Foundation is the non-profit arm of Gemcon Group. The foundation provides its beneficiaries with cows instead of cash and the ownership is transferred in exchange for milk and cow dung. Rural people, especially women, are encouraged to be engaged in contractual dairy farming which improves their economic and social condition.
Shujog conducted an impact assessment for the Gemcon Group and its non-profit arm, Kazis Shahid Foundation, in 2010.
*Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of our beneficiaries