Thursday
April 12
2018

Concern Worldwide, Trickle Up and MetLife Foundation to support ultra poor women in Bangladesh

By Tribune Desk

A three-year program named, ‘Empowering Women and Youth through Graduation and Financial Inclusion’ was launched on Tuesday.

Concern Worldwide Bangladesh in partnership with Trickle Up initiated the program to continue its support to women living in extreme poverty.

Krishibid Md Abdul Hannan, director, Field Services Wing of the department of agriculture extension, was present as chief guest.

Government and non-government stakeholders were present during the introductory session.

This project, funded through a grant from MetLife Foundation, will work exclusively with women from ultra-poor families in the Kurigram district.

Photo courtesy of Ismael Ferdous.

Source: Dhaka Tribune (link opens in a new window)

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financial inclusion, financial services, MetLife Foundation, poverty alleviation, Women