Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
Promoting self-employment in agriculture and aquaculture by training and microfinance
The Disabled Rehabilitation & Research Association (DRRA) is one of the largest non-profit development organizations working in the field of disabilities in Bangladesh. DRRA’s ‘Jibika’ project supports people with various disabilities in Sathkhira and Jhenaidah districts to run their own vegetable or crab farming businesses by providing training and microfinance. Between 2017 and mid-2020, 514 people with disabilities were involved in running their own businesses.
“Inclusive economy is not possible without inclusive microfinance!”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||JIBIKA|
|Organisation:||Disabled Rehabilitation & Research Association (DRRA)|
|Bangladesh – Satkhira, Khulna, Jashore, Jhenaidah and Dinajpur|
|Sub-Category||A project of Civil Society|