Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh

 
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh has received 4 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh has received 15 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $766 from an original funding goal of $15,600!
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    June 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Our most recent report from the field focuses on income-generating activities that have been accomplished with your support: • Intensive 3-day trainings to strengthen business and financial skills for 3 groups with 37 women participating; 22 are now earning a steady income and are managing their businesses for...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    March 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Hosneara is one of the many women who have become self-sufficient through participating in OWDEB’s programs. Her story is but one of many success stories we hear from the field that are possible with help from donors like you. Hosneara is 43 years old and has 4 children. For many years, her husband severely beat her...
    • 5 years ago
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    • BC
      BC When I read about specific lives and circumstances that are changed by the monies I give, I am motivated to do more. I am also reminded of how fortunate I am to have what I have.
      • 5 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    December 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    OWDEB has observed that generating gender awareness through training and workshops is reducing discrimination against women. They report that female mobility and empowerment have increased through OWDEB-IDEX support in the form of counseling, training and capital for income generation. One example of workshop success is...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    September 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    In the past months OWDEB has facilitated vocational training in livestock rearing and small business development. The women who wanted to have more opportunities for selling their goods specifically requested this training to develop their knowledge. 20 women participated in OWDEB’s livestock training where they...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh has received 20 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    June 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    In the last year, OWDEB organized several training workshops to improve leadership development and gender equality among women. The following trainings were conducted: • 5 training workshops on gender relations to 101 participants • 4 training workshops on “Women Rights and Our Law” and The Convention on the...
    • 6 years ago
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    • BC
      BC The battle for womens rights in Bangladesh is more important now than ever. The recent events at Baitul Mukarram is evidence of this fact. I am grateful for the work of the volunteers in this area.
      • 6 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    March 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Program Coordinator
    In January 2008 Yael Falicov, IDEX’s Director of Programs, visited Bangladesh and spent time at the Chandanaish field office of OWDEB. The day of the visit, 20 adolescent girls were in the office receiving training from a law student about their rights as women under the law. They were discussing birth registration...
    • 6 years ago
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    • tzpdx
      tzpdx I don't have much to give, but knowing what is actually going on with the small amount I can give, makes me feel like I did something very important, regardless of how small. I will keep giving small, until I can give big. These updates make all the difference!
      • 6 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    December 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    This year, 30 women participated in OWDEB’s training on business skills. These workshops shared information on the process from creating a product to marketing the product. OWDEB also coordinated these workshops to include basic accounting skills for women to learn how to manage a budget and determine their product’s...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    October 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Programs Coordinator
    Training for women self-awareness/ leadership/ gender OWDEB have recently facilitated five workshops where over 100 women learned about gender, discrimination in both family and work environments, and the role of leadership. As a result, they are now more aware of their rights and are being proactive in protecting them...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh has received 4 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    July 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    25 women received training in income-generating activities, which included business skills to manage a small business from production to marketing. This education increases the women’s capacity to control their own profits. After the training session, the 25 participants have the skills to manage their own...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Women To Be Self-Sufficient in Bangladesh has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Funded

Thanks to 33 donors like you, a total of $1,764 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Katherine Zavala

Program Officer, IDEX
San Francisco, CA United States

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