Published:  12:00 AM, 21 March 2017

Women advancing after overcoming obstacles

Uroshi Mahfila Fateha is now a successful entrepreneur in Rajshahi town. She had to face many obstacles to attain the success.  As its recognition, she got Joyeeta award. But, her beginning wasn't delighted. Uroshi, a resident of Upashahar area, says after passing HSC in 2006 she got admission into Department of Fine Arts in Rajshahi University. Side by side with her regular study, she started drawing works on sharee in house. Her fame increases day by day besides rising demands of her works.

Uroshi had initiated her energetic works with purchasing inputs worth Taka 2,000. Now, she's owner of a big commercial organization. Her products are also being exported. She provides jobs to 20 women on monthly payment system. Besides, 1000 other women are working there on daily wage system. Uroshi taking her and others forward only depending on her strong mental strength and willpower. Not only Uroshi, many other women entrepreneurs are contributing a lot towards strengthening the economical foundation of Rajshahi. Thirty skilled women are working in Niloy-Osman Motor Industries Limited side by side with 172 male workers here, said Mahmudun Nabi, Administrative Officer of the factory,  reports BSS.  Many underprivileged and distressed women have become self-reliant through working in boutique houses.

-AA Countrywide Desk

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