A “HELP DESK” has been set up by the WEAB to include its members in the "Stimulus Grand Scheme" package announced by the government to help women entrepreneurs affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. Those who want to avail of loan facilities or other business benefits can contact WEAB. WEAB members will be assisted in taking this incentive with various banks through the joint collaboration of WEAB and FBCCI.

WEAB members will be assisted in taking this incentive with various banks through the joint collaboration of WEAB and FBCCI.

COVID-19 Response:
 
1. WEAB is proceeding a baseline survey to highlight the Challenges/Crisis of mSME/SME Women Entrepreneur & Self Employment Business owners in the different districts of Bangladesh
 
2. WEAB is supporting the minorities (Hill Tracts - Small Business Owners and their families) by providing foods
 
3. WEAB is trying to incorporate Ministry of Industry of Bangladesh and Bangladesh Bank to incorporate affected women entrepreneur regarding the Grant Scheme (already declared by the Government of Bangladesh) to support mSME/SME/Cottage Women Entrepreneur
 
4. In the Post Pandemic response of COVID-19, WEAB will promote and sell the products of affected women from remote areas through SHEUTI with an objective to sustain their business
 
5. In the Post Pandemic response of COVID-19, WEAB is preparing an action plan to provide training/workshops on Health awareness issues and Skill Development with an objective to ensure a protective working environment and reduction of poverty.
 
6. WEAB is trying to incorporate affected Women Entrepreneur to sell their products in different Online Marketing Portal
November 26-30, 2019 (Training on Making of Diversified Jute Products & its Marketing in Sherpur
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony held on 23 May 2019 (Thursday) at 12 PM in Sheuti Training Institute between Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) & LINKUS. The signatory representatives were Ms. Nasreen Fatema Awal, Founder President, Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) and Mr. Ye Liang, Chairperson, LINKUS. The objective of this MOU is supporting women entrepreneur to access the local market by using digital platform, product promotion through live video, digital marketing & sales, networking, live covering of all events and access to global market. Women entrepreneur need to use the LINKUS App for all services.
Beneficiaries of this MOU are women entrepreneur from different districts and upozilla who can sell their products by using this LINKUS digital platform. They can show their products demo to the customers, display their products globally, and will encourage them to being business owners. It will help SME women to mitigate the middlemen interruption with proper revenue and will help to increase the number of entrepreneurs which will put impact on income generation and overall economy of the nation.
Shahruk Rahman, President, Salma Masud, Former 1st Vice President, and Nazma Akhter, Secretary along with nembers of the association were also seen on the occasion
Nasreen Fatema Awal, Founder President of Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) addresses a press conference titled “Proposal for national budget 2019-20” organized by WEAB in the capital on 16th May, 2019. Shahruk Rahman, President, Asfa Hossain, 1st Vice President, and Rehana Ashraf, 2nd Vice President along with nembers of the association were also seen on the occasion
Was invited as a panel speaker for the FCEM world Committee meeting organized by Armenian Young Women’s Association (AYWA), Women Entrepreneurs Network in Armenia (WENA) and World Association of Women Entrepreneurs (FCEM) in Yerevan, Armenia held from 25th to 28th April, 2019. The meeting was launched by the Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Nikol Pashinyan. Also present in the meeting was the Minister of Economy Development and Investment, Mr. Tigran Khachatryan, and Maria Christine Oghly, FCEM World President. The topic was Environmental and Social Business for women entrepreneurs and we discussed on what are the new opportunities for women entrepreneurs in this field, challenges and how it can be overcome.
Boishakhi Mela 1426 fair at Sheuti organized by Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) from 8th to 10th April 2019

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