Small entrepreneurship training and financial support for self employment of person with disability

In order to prepare the visually impaired and other persons with disabilities as small entrepreneurs/business, VIEW Foundation has set up a Training Center at Dinajpur. The center provides the selected persons 3 weeks’ need-based training and after successful completion of the training each of them is offered a non-refundable financial grant to the beneficiary of Tk.30 to 40 thousand as capital to run the selected trade/business. Every year 30/35 persons with disability receive the training and grant. Their performance is closely and regularly supervised and monitored. Under the project, so far a total number of 160 persons from Dinajpur, Munshiganj, Kishoreganj and Khulna have received the training and financial grants for their small business.