Mahfuza is 37 years old. She lives in the Gazipur district with her husband Abdul and has two sons. “ If Symbiosis organization had not given me advice, I would not have been able to go this far and I would not have had the courage. We are very grateful for the service work of

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Pictured: Padma attending audit and reporting training with Project Manager Farida Padma is a registered Community-based organisation (CBO) with the Bangladesh Government Women’s Affairs Bureau. They first established themselves in 2008 and currently are comprised of 29 savings groups, with 560 members working across ten villages in the Gazipur district.   In fact, Padma has

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After the Training Parlour

Photo (L-R) : Country Director Dr. Abdur Rahman, Graduate Shammi and Project Manager Nahida Khanam at the graduation ceremony for the September long course graduates. Interviews by Debra Robinson We always make sure the students graduating from the Hair and Beauty Training course are celebrated. In September 2022, eight long course graduates received their certificates having completed

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Recognising Lyndall Purcell

Interview with Lyndall Purcell Lyndall Purcell joined the Symbiosis International Board in June 2013. After serving diligently for nearly 10 years, Lyndall is stepping away from her role as a Board Member. We couldn’t let her go without getting reflections from her time helping the organisation navigate change and challenges over the years. What has

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