While implementing the RMC program, DDJ observed that the micro-credit alone cannot ensure overall development of the rural poor, and many small entrepreneurs, craftsmen and skilled workers in the rural areas at times struggle to overcome their sufferings due to scarcity of capital. Based on the realization that financial support to them would help promote their business/enterprises, DDJ took up the Micro Enterprise (ME) development program.
Duration: December 2004 to continuing.
Area Coverage: Pirojpur, Bagerhat, Jhalokathi, Barisal, Borguna and Gopalgonj.
Source of Funding: PKSF
Active Members : 6,257
Active Borrowers : 5,308
Loan Disbursed (Cumulative) Tk. : 2,427,622,000
Loan Outstanding Tk. : 297,646,942
Savings Outstanding Tk. : 71,931,792
Project Goal: The goal of the project is to promote small entrepreneur.
Objective of the Project:
The objective of the project is to provide capital support to the small entrepreneur for developing their existing business.
Graduated group members of Jagoron program.
Main Activities under the Program:
- Provide loan to progressive members of groups;
Aware the group members on socio-economic issues.