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DHAKA, May 3, 2019 (BSS) – After getting huge responses in Satkhira and Kurigram districts, the Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO), a social security project of the government, is going to expand its activities in Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha and Jamalpur districts from July. “We have a plan to...

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SWAPNO Financial Inclusion project highlighted on Agent Banking Day The Daily Star, January 17, 2019 Read the news in The Daily Star online Click Here

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DHAKA, Dec ,6 2018 (BSS)–“I had to face a hard time . . . managing meal once a day for my two children was difficult for me but I have been able to overcome the poverty with the help of a government’s income generation project,” said Rashida lost her husband...

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DHAKA, July 20, 2018 (BSS) – The Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO) is a social security project of the government that is helping as many as 8,928 poor women in the rural areas of Satkhira and Kurigram districts to realize their dreams and potentials. The Local Government...

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BSRM Group, the largest steel production company in the country, has signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the second time recently to support the disadvantaged people, says a press statement. Sudipto Mukerjee, Country Director, UNDP Bangladesh, and Alihussain Akberali, Chairman, BSRM Group, signed the...

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Woman at the wheel Kurigram's Shapna changes her fate by driving three-wheeler The Daily Star, January 06, 2018 Read the news in The Daily Star online Click Here  

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National Knowledge Sharing Workshop on SWAPNO   Click to view More news

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Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO) in Daily Bhorer Kagoj 27th August 2017

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Chasing the dream Shazia Omar How social security programs in Bangladesh are helping to empower impoverished women Last week, I visited Ashashuni union of Satkhira, a flood-prone area where river erosion, limited economic opportunities and increasing salinity caused by climate change made worse by shrimp cultivation have resulted in poverty...

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Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO) Project activities in Satkhira's local newspaper Click to view all news

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