ekShop, a2i, in collaboration with LightCastle and Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BWCCI), recently conducted the second batch of training workshops for Meta’s #SheMeansBusiness ‘Bringing Businesses Online in Bangladesh’ program in Dhaka on November 17th, 2022

Meta’s #SheMeansBusiness program is aimed at supporting SMBs, particularly women-owned, in Bangladesh and globally to gain digital and financial management skills to strengthen their business resiliency. The goal of the training was to enhance the digital literacy of Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) concerning leveraging Meta’s digital tools for driving business growth. 19 SMBs spanning 4 sectors attended the day-long workshop.

Meta-certified trainers from LightCastle’s team – Mustafa Shahir Hamid and Mrinmoy Sobhan – ran the sessions. Dr Dewan Muhammed Humayun Kabir, Project Director (Joint-Secretary) of a2i, and Md. Sahariar Hasan Jiisun, National Consultant, spoke at the closing ceremony of the event.

As part of the training component of the program, the consortium will run more workshops in 3 more districts.