A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between CARE Bangladesh and ekShop, a2i, to strengthen access to market opportunities for rural producers. The MoU signing event was held in Karwan Bazar in March 2022. The event was attended by senior officials from CARE and ekShop (a2i). 

Under this partnership, ekShop will work with their project, Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (SHOUHARDO) III. SHOUHARDO III is a multi-sectoral program that addresses food and income insecurity, maternal and child health and nutrition, women’s and youth empowerment and seeks to improve access to public service for the rural poor while building their resilience capacities.