According to a news release, Grameenphone will offer Uddipan with technology and micro-entrepreneurs as part of this arrangement.
Yasir Azman, CEO of Grameenphone, and Bidyut Kumar Basu, executive director and CEO of Uddipan, signed the agreement on behalf of the respective organizations.
Among other officials present at the event were Kazi Mahboob Hassan, CBO, Grameenphone; M Shaon Azad, head of Large Account; Md Rajib Khan, General Manager, Large Account; Shuvashis Kumar Bhattacharjee, key account manager of Grameenphone and Md Mostafizur Rahman, director, Finance; Md Sagir Hossain, director, Field Operation; Faisal Muhammad Wahid, senior assistant, director; Md Ishtiaque Hasan, assistant director- IT; Shyama Sarker, assistant director CP and R; and Dilara Jahan Swapna, manager, Admin of Uddipan.
Uddipan’s strategic goal is to help socially excluded, impoverished, and marginalized people by motivating them, promoting awareness, and providing financial resources and training for necessary skill development.
It selects potential beneficiaries to help them become organized and develop self-managed accountable institutions to mobilize their resources through regular savings. Uddipan began its journey in 1984 and has expanded its operations to over 450 Upazilas through more than 750 branches across Bangladesh.