Robi and CARE Bangladesh sign MoU on Women Empowerment

Dhaka, Aug. 8 (NsNewswire) — The leading digital services provider of the country, Robi and CARE
Bangladesh, a renowned global NGO, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) to create 100 retailer girls (adolescent) in Kurigram district.
Robi’s Chief Corporate and Regulatory Officer, Shahed Alam and CARE Bangladesh’s Country
Director, Zia Choudhury signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at the
Robi Corporate Office.
Robi’s Managing Director and CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Chief Commercial Officer, Pradeep
Shrivastava, CARE Bangladesh’s Director, Women & Girls Empowerment Program, Humaira
Aziz along with high officials from both Robi and CARE Bangladesh were present on the
Under the MoU agreement, CARE will provide smartphones and seed-capital to the girls so that
they could start as retailers selling talk-time, data packs, SIM cards, Mobile Financial Services
and other value added services on behalf of Robi.
Robi has taken up this project as part of its Connected Women initiative in association with the
global association of mobile operators, GSMA. The socially responsible initiative is expected to
offer a way forward in reducing the gender gap in the use of digital technology across the
country. Press Release