NABIC started this projects through local NGO, Network for Universal Services and Rural Advancement in Dhamrai, Dhaka and Rupgonj, Narayangonj.
to help local women.
The program provides training for following Income Generating Activities (IGA):
- Black Bengal Goat Rearing- 40 women
- Tailoring Training- 40 women
- Anti-dowry Campaign
Since 2012 NABIC has helped its patrons provide Qurbani/Udhiya in Bangladesh for the needy like flood affected people in 2017.
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This is a women empowerment projects that NABIC has been supporting since 2009. Called “Joutuk” free marriage campaign, is located in Gaibandha.
Over 300 girls from very poor families were trained in 6 different fields like tailoring, cooking, raising children, basic health issue, nursery (vegetable gardening) and defense against Eve-Teasing. These programs , for creating awareness against ‘Dowry & Child-Marriage’ ,have been very successful in rural areas of Gaibandha. Following six months of training, each of the girls was given a sewing machine and cash to start own business. During the training period 61 girls had Dowry-Free marriages. So far NABIC provided $92K for this project.