Mr. Huzzatullah, age 38 lives in Alipur village under Chapila union of Gurudaspur upazilla in Natore district. He is one of the nearest relatives of one JCF VBHCD project group member. His father Abdus Sattar Sarkar was a local Homeopathic doctor. Huzzatullah used to practice with his father but at the age of 25 he went to Saudi Arab and lived there for nearly 11 years.In 2009 he returned to his village and purchased some land in his village. He built his own house and started to live on farming.At present he practices Homeopathic occasionally and through this work he is renowned to his villagers. He has the interest to do something for his community from the very beginning and as a part of his philanthropic initiative received Cornerstone Male Members Training and Gender & Justice Training from the project. He showed his interest to practice the Cornerstones in his own life and expressed his desire to do something for the community.
Sonavan is the member of Lahanti SHG under Increasing Community Capacity for Holistic Development Project-I. She is 26 years old. Sonavan could not complete secondary education due to poverty. She is living with her parents at Alimganj village under Haripur Union. Her father (60) is day laborer and small share cropper. They were living hand to mouth. They never thought of buying a cow/bullock by their very limited family income.
After being involved into Heifer project, she dreamed of contributing to his family income. Like other project participants, Sonavan attended the trainings on Heifer cornerstones, improved animal management, and gander & justice
Her participation to the training contributed very much to shift her attention from desire of income earning to do work for underprivileged children who are out of schooling. She thought many times to find the scopes and opportunities but failed to make so. As she was committed, she started to teach some children at her home privately. She never thinks of money from the children of poor families. She only charges minimum money for those who come from well off family. She is continuing this work till now in accordance with her affordability