Sustainable Enterprise Project (SEP)
SOPIRET is implementing a sub-project supported by PKSF and funded by World Bank titled “Promotion of Natural Ingredient Made Handicrafts Entrepreneurship in the South-Eastern Region of Bangladesh”. The two-year project aims to improve microenterprises in the region by providing technical and financial assistance to 700 entrepreneurs involved in making eco-friendly handicraft using natural ingredients.
Promotions of Natural Ingredient Made Handicrafts Enterpreneurship in the South -Eastern Regions of Bangladesh
Under the “Sustainable Enterprise Project (SEP)”- supported by Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and funded by World Bank
The project aims to improve handicraft making microenterprises in the region through promoting sustainable environmental practices
This two (02) years long sub-project is being implemented at Sadar upazila in Noakhali district; and at Laxmipur Sadar and Raipur upazila inLaxmipur district.
Under the sub-project, technical and financial assistance will be provided to seven hundred (700) micro entrepreneurs involved in making eco-friendly handicraft using natural ingredients
To facilitate diversified handicraft products
To create linkage with premium markets
To sustainable MEs of handicraft products
For over 30 years, SOPIRET has been empowering the poor in Bangladesh’s south-eastern region through various socio-economic activities, turning them into economically self-sufficient individuals.
Turning poor into self-sufficient
Since 1985, we have been implementing various construction socio-economic activities in the south-eastern region of Bangldesh (Noakhli & Laxmipur Districts)
Upazilas have our footprint
SOPIRET is currently serving people with micro-credit schemes among 22 upazilas of Laxmipur, Chandpur, Cumilla, Noakhali & Feni districts
Under the sub-project, both online and offline marketing will be available for micro-enterprenurs in order to facilitate access to the premium markets (both domestic and international) for the handicraft produce by local micro-enterprises. In this case, the required funds have been already allocated in the budget for Facebook Marketing, website preparation in of establishing a dedicated saler center/ shop for the locally produced handicraft items
In order to develop skilled micro -entrepreneurs for charcoal production from the coconut hard shell (locally known as Aicha or Mala), activities under the handicraft sub-project have been undertaken which will be implemented by providing a training and technical support to prospective micro-enterprises on modern production methods.
Ropes From Coconut
Under the SEP, micro-enterprises will be developed in the cluster for manufacturing rope using coconut fiber. Entrepreneurs will be trained while technical and financial support will be extended for them.
Ropes From Coconut
In order to develop skilled micro-enterpreneurs for charcoal production from the coconut hard shell (locally known as Aicha or Mala), activities under the handicraft sub-project have been undertaken will be implmented by providing a training and technical support to prospective micro-enterprises on modern production methods.
Virgin Coconut Oil
Due to the abundance of coconut production in the sub-project areas, micro- enterprises will be developed to produce cold-pressed virgin coconut oil leveraging modern methods using locally produced raw materials (coconut flesh) under the SEP project there are plans to create entrepreneurs for the production of virgin coconut oil or pure and refined coconut oil using modern methods from locally produced coconuts under SEP.
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