Rural Micro-Credit

Rural Micro-Credit

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This program, especially for rural women for increasing their social awareness and income generating activities, is being implemented in 348 villages of 44 unions under 4 districts. A total of 13,522 women have been brought under this program. Currently, 7,584 women are on the rolls receiving credit with more than 80 million Taka and their total savings amount to Tk.35,593,900. For the long term safety and security, Insurance scheme for them has been introduced. Each member pays Tk. 50 per year as premium and to date 129 members or their husbands who have died have been paid more than taka 1.2 million. SOJAG plans to distribute Tk. 550,000 as credit to 500 destitute women in 2013-14.