Archive for September 2009

Women’s National Business Agenda Success

In the budget of 2009- 2010, the government has allocated 1000 crore taka (69.70 = 1$) for the SME sector. In fact it was the same also in the last budget but there was¬†nothing for women SMEs.¬†We expressed our demands in the Women’s National Business Agenda launch and also in our prebudget seminar, and in this budget 15% from this 1000 crore for women SMEs has been allocated.

This is another success of BWCCI.

Selima Ahmad
President, Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Joint Project of Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Improvement through Technology and Entrepreneurship Development

A memorandum of understanding was signed between Central and North Punjab Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CNPWCCI) and Pakistan Foundation for the Advancement of Engineering & Technology for poverty alleviation and environmental improvement through technology and entrepreneurship development. The trained and motivated project team has started their work at designated premises, procuring, developing product design and credit lines for the clusters of the needy women. This project will help women to raise their income and improve the environment to attain the Millennium Development Goal of United Nations.

Recycling is an extremely important issue in our world today. It is important for every person to take responsibility for his or her own contribution to the recycling effort. Recycling not only means reusing and restoring our garbage but can also include donating old clothes to charitable organizations, reusing plastic containers to store food in the refrigerator, and many other activities we already participate in. Although recycling encompasses many areas of our lives but paper recycling focuses on our everyday waste products. How to recycle them, if it is a worthwhile cause. Recycling has several effects on the earth such as helping to slow global warming, diminishing acid rain, reducing water pollution, conserving landfill space, and lowering pollutants in the air. Continue reading ‘Joint Project of Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Improvement through Technology and Entrepreneurship Development’ »