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Empowering lives of 65000 extreme poor rural households

65000 extreme poor women are being employed for 18 months to maintain rural infrastructures of 1030 Union Parishads to promote rural socio-economic activities. SWAPNO supports extreme poor rural households to make them resilient against economic and natural shocks by improving their human capital, livelihoods and living conditions. Each extreme poor...

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Vocational Skills makes women compatible to the Market

65000 extreme poor women are being employed for 18 months to maintain rural infrastructures of 1030 Union Parishads. To ensure the livelihoods of these women after post public works, SWAPNO will identified demand driven trade and needs of skills training through applications of Community Based Training for Rural Economic Empowerment...

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Financial Inclusion Reduces Poverty

All SWAPNO women have individual bank accounts and each woman receives BDT 67,500 in cash as wages, BDT 22,500 with interest as mandatory savings at the end of 18 months public works employment tenure. SWAPNO has catered a host of financial inclusion opportunities for the rural ultra-poor and marginalized women...

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Enable 1030 UPs for management of pro-poor projects

7210 elected, selected community members and UP Secretaries of 1030 Union Parishads and about 65000 women beneficiaries are trained on relevant subjects. SWAPNO will enhance capacity of Union Parishads, the lowest tier of Local Government Institution (LGI) through class room, on the job training, coaching and mentoring. Members of the...

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SWAPNO fulfills Dream

SWAPNO beneficiary women who were destitute and hapless are now employed and part of the vibrant work crew working 6 hours in maintaining important community public assets of Union Parishad. For the next 18 months they all will have waged employment and simultaneously receive life skills and livelihood training. SWAPNO...

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