19,500
Funds Raised

ABOUT BANCHBO

Banchbo is the Bengali expression for survival. Banchbo was started in the year 1995 by some likeminded youth from different backgrounds came together blending youth with progressive thought & approach to extend their hand for marginalized people. Though a long way to go, over the years Banchbo has established itself as a highly respected organization through deliberated selfless efforts to provide basic services like Child Education, Health, Nutrition, Elderly care, Women Empowerment & over all development to the most deprived section of the society.

Banchbo is registered under Societies Registration Act; W.B VIDE Registration No- S/87769 in the year 1997.Organization is managed by Governing Body consisting of well placed members of society under active guidance & advocacy of enriched Advisory Board.

KEY ACTIVITIES:

  • VIKASHITA PROJECT:  Supplementary Educational School at Indranarayanpur Village, Patharpratima, Sundarban for more than 60 children up to Standard IV.
  • BARIE DAO TOMAR HAAT:  Scholarship programme for meritorious students (achieved > 80% marks in Board Exam) of Sumdarban, supported by LSU.
  • BANCHBO healing touch:  Kolkata’s First 24 X 7 Elderly Home based Healthcare Support since 2007.
  • HEALTH FOR ALL: Health Awareness & Nutritional Support Programme coupled with regular Health check up camps both General & Special in remote areas.
  • BANCHBO SCHOOL OF HUMAN SKILL DEVELOPMENT: Skill training programme on Nursing & Paramedical course for vulnerable youth.
  • BARISHTA SURAKHA: Initiative to help vulnerable Elderly people on different aspects especially in Health sector.
  • BANCHBO SHARAD SAMMAN: Unique & most popularized Durga Pujo rating by marginalized children & by senior citizen since 2002.
  • PRABASER CHOKHE DESHER SERA POJO:  Rating of pujo by NRI’s of UK with joint collaboration of London Sharad Utsav since 2014.
  • LadyMade: Women empowerment programme for vulnerable section.
  • BANCHBO HOME TOUCH:  Earn while Learn initiative for youth with Sulekha.

RECOGNITION:

  • From reputed Bengali industrial group Sulekha under their CSR initiative.
  • From Harrow Council (London) for exemplary work for the Kids of Sundarban in 2016.
  • Recognition from leading channel Star Jalsha.
  • Awarded Vivek Samman for the year 2016
  • Banchbo healing touch - Selected among 32 Best Innovative project in India by Civil Society, Delhi in 2009
  • Recognition from London Sharad Utsav
  • Recognition of Chief Functionary by leading media Ei Samay & Ebela.
  • Appreciated by Ananda Bazar, The Telegraph, Times of India, Voice of Asia,         Ei Samay,, Hindusthan Times, Indian Express, Sangbad Pratidin, 24 Ghanta, Kolkata TV & many more other medias for social contribution in different field.
  • Appreciation from US Consulate, Kolkata, Ex Mayor of Harrow, London.
  • Prestigious Joint initiative with UNICEF in children activities.