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BRAC Bank, BFDS to train female freelancers

Update : 21 Nov 2022, 20:36

BRAC Bank and Bangladesh Freelancer Development Society (BFDS) have partnered to train female freelancers in the country who aspire to build a career in this promising industry.

Titled ‘Shabolombi TARA’, this unique programme aims to train 1,600 professionals from all eight divisions of Bangladesh. They will not have to pay any fee to avail of the training. Besides this training, BRAC Bank will also provide banking services to freelancers and inform them about banking solutions needed to initiate new business, said a press release on Monday.

BRAC Bank Women Banking Segment ‘TARA’ and BFDS signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the bank’s head office in Dhaka on November 9, 2022.

From BRAC Bank, Sarah Anam, Head of Retail Deposit; Mehruba Reza, Head of TARA and Agami; Shuvodhani Paul, Manager TARA and Agami; and from BFDS, DrTanjiba Rahman, Chairman; Jashim Uddin Joy, Senior Vice Chairman; M A Hasan Khan, Joint Organizing Secretary, and senior officials from both organizations were present at the signing ceremony.

This collaboration will help fulfil the entrepreneurial dream of freelancers and pave the way for their financial freedom. The initiative reflects BRAC Bank TARA’s strong commitment to the promising industry and its continuous pursuit to work for women's empowerment.

BFDS is the forum that facilitates the works and ventures of the freelancer community. Its goal is to help up-and-coming and well-established freelancers to achieve better career goals and successfully build entrepreneurial ventures.

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