Monday, 2 October, 2023

Qatar Charity implements income-generating projects

Qatar Charity implements income-generating projects
A beneficiary who received a shop from Qatar Charity is seen in a joyous mood. daily SUN PHOTO

Qatar Charity (QC), with the support of the benefactors in Qatar, implemented 50 Income-Generating Projects in the Northern districts of Bangladesh to empower the poor and widow families economically.

As a part of its ‘Income Generating Project’ (IGP), QC provided farmlands, shops, and fisheries to the vulnerable families of three districts--Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, and Thakurgaon, said in a press release issued by its Dhaka office on Saturday.

The beneficiaries of the projects expressed their satisfaction after receiving the projects which was urgently needed to alleviate the financial scarcity.

Sadequl Islam, one of the beneficiaries of Rangpur district, said: ` I was unemployed for a long time after my graduation. I was trying for a suitable job but failed to get it. I didn’t have any piece of land so that I could produce crops to earn money. In this circumstance, I received a fisheries project from Qatar Charity. `

Pavel Miah, 20, an honors second-year student of Rangpur Government College, said: ‘I have received a shop from Qatar Charity which is fully equipped with necessary commodities. Besides studying, I ran the shop which made me self-dependent.’

In the last 3 years, Qatar Charity established 120 income-generating projects in many areas of Bangladesh aiming to provide livelihood opportunities for the beneficiary families to uplift their financial conditions with respect and dignity.