We have helped 20 youth and social institutions in capacity building and have reached a total of 2000 youths directly from these institutions so far.
We ran social media campaigns on Youth Mental health, Suicide prevention, and videos on disability by and of youths. Each video reached over 26,000 viewers, cumulatively reaching over 100,000 youths, with both Bangladeshi and South Asian youth leaders from Sri Lanka and India.
Identity Inclusion participated in the BRAC Urban Innovation Challenge in 2016 and won a special mention award for being an innovative project that addresses a pressing need out of over 600 projects. The award was handed over to the team members by the late Mayor of Dhaka North city corporation, Anisul Huq in May 2017.
Our founder and lead consultant Shamsin Ahmed, was awarded under the category of Social Entrepreneurship in the International Youth Leadership Summit 2020 organized by Shwapno Youth Development Organization.
The Daily Star newspaper recognized and honored ten young change-makers of Bangladesh including our Founder Shamsin Ahmed for her outstanding work in the field of disability inclusion through Identity Inclusion in February 2017.
We provided training for select 25 members of Barguna Police Department on psychosocial skills. The training primarily focused on the process of providing frontline psycho-social support to victims of domestic violence.
We carried out a needs assessment of the LEEDO Peace home- a home for 50 rescued street children to understand their psychosocial situation. We then developed a training for their care takers to provide psychosocial support.
We have been providing intensive psycho-social support for 5 years to 10 persons, with schizophrenia, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism respectively, and their family members have been provided with referrals, advocacy and soft skills development. Our first clients has also been admitted in a school that will address their education and therapy needs.