November 10, 2019

Women Empowerment Project of Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has been working with 21 women groups since 2006 in Mymensingh Sadar and Muktagacha Upazila intending to form Somobay Shomity. In 2018, the project has registered 10 groups to the Government Co...

October 24, 2019

Bangladesh is a densely populated country where 170 million people are huddling and struggling for a better future. Half of these populations are women and their economic participation has increased significantly in the last ten years. There was a time when women and g...

October 7, 2019

Khadija married Dulal Mia who is a bus driver by profession. They have two sons. Their elder son Nahidul Islam attended only class eight and now he’s working in a company in Dhaka and younger son Jahidul Islam is attending class seven.

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September 14, 2019

Shefali Begum is a poor housewife from Grouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district who has five children (two sons and three daughters). Her husband Abdul Mutaleb is a farmer. So, it’s very difficult for Shefali to maintain a family comprised of seven members. Due to pove...

August 15, 2019

Ugpara is a small village located in the northern part of Bangladesh. Ugpara is under Gouripur sub-district of Mymensingh district in Bangladesh. Surya Begum is a housewife and a mother of three children who lives in Ugpara. Surya has two daughters and one son. Her hus...

July 19, 2019

Lila Sarder a 52-year-old housewife is the inhabitant of Sarder Para village, of Tildanga Union under Dacope Upazila. She is a member of Batbunia Mitali Mohila Unnayan Cooperative Society which is formed by Approaching Community Empowerment (ACE) project of ADRA Bangla...

July 11, 2019

Safaly is 35 years old housewife and lives with her husband Md. Salam and three children in Tatirpaya village under Gouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district. Through some neighbors, Safaly found out about Tatirpaya Mohila Shomity. She was suspicious about the idea of th...

June 8, 2019

I’ve seen many women in the rural areas of Bangladesh compelled to give up their education and buried their dream of being a graduate. Morjina Begum is one of them. A 38-year-old housewife had to give up her education when she attended class ten. She had a deep interes...

May 24, 2019

“I’m Helena Begum, wife of Lal Mia. I live in Dharua village under Gouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district. I have one daughter and two sons. My husband is a day laborer. He earns Tk. 6,000 per month. But we can’t afford three meals per day and the basic needs of my fa...

April 16, 2019

Most of the women in the rural areas of Bangladesh is helpless as they have no education and they are dependent on agricultural activities. In the rural areas, almost in each family women play a vital role to contribute financially. Anarkoli Begum is one of them!

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