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The embassy of  Sweden and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will work together with the Government of Bangladesh to create economic opportunities for Bangladesh's poorest rural women. To this end, on July 3, 2022, an agreement was signed between Sweden and UNDP at the Swedish Embassy in Dhaka to...

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SWAPNO beneficiary's cattle are advertised in Digital Qurbani Haat 2022 through the Anondomela Online platform. Honorable ICT Minister Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak bought a cow of a SWAPNO beneficiary from Jamalpur. Read the full news below: ডিজিটাল হাটে কোরবানির পশু ধূসর রঙের গরু কিনে ডিজিটাল হাটের বিক্রি-বাট্টা করলেন পলক  

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To commemorate International Women's Day 2022, yesterday SWAPNO organized a day-long workshop titled “Experience & knowledge sharing workshop” jointly with Women's Empowerment for Inclusive Growth (WING) project of UNDP Bangladesh. Read the full news from below link: Daily Observer

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Rows of eye-covering bashok trees are now on both sides of the paved road in Dasiyarchhara; the extinct enclave is now a changed town. 17 SWAPNO beneficiaries who have been abandoned, widowed, and divorced are getting additional income by selling the medicinal leaves of these beautiful and environmentally friendly trees....

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Coronavirus failed to weaken the SWAPNO project's beneficiaries. They are moving forward by successfully dealing with the situation. Recognized as one of the best social safety net project in Bangladesh, it is planned to be expanded into 22 districts of the country. Read the full news which has been published...

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Kajali Rani of Haribhanga village in Rajarhat upazila of Kurigram district could not bear the torture of her father-in-law's house and moved to her father's house with her two-year-old child. She was lost in the thoughts of his own and his child's future. Similarly, Mosammat Chappa Begum of Tilai Union...

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Swedish Minister of International Development Cooperation Per Olsson-Fridh has expressed satisfaction at the use of his country's climate change adaptation support in Bangladesh. He visits SWAPNO along with GCF & LoGIC; 2 other projects of UNDP. "Empowering one woman is empowering a family and a society. I am happy that...

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A total of 1332 women belonging to ultra-poor families at 37 unions of Lalmonirhat's four upazilas now eye changing their life through small savings, thanks to the initiative of Strengthening Women's Ability for the Productive New Opportunity (SWAPNO) project of UNDP. Under the project, 1332 women formed a group titled...

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Resilient women have simultaneously been responding to Covid-19, the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan as well as monsoon floods. A joint initiative of the Government of Bangladesh, UNDP, Sweden, BSRM, Marico and Bank Asia, SWAPNO has been empowering women to move out of poverty by combining social security transfers, skills training...

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Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO) project by UNDP in collaboration with Centre of Excellence for Leather Skill Bangladesh Limited (COEL) is currently implementing a Pre-Job Orientation Program for the project beneficiaries in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha and Jamalpur district. The objective of the training was to brief the...

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