Physically challenged people to get jobs in garment factory: CRP founder

11 April 2014

BSS, Savar :
Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) Founder and Coordinator Dr Valerie Ann Taylor Thursday said the physically challenged people would be trained as skilled workers to provide them with jobs in garment factories.
She was speaking at a function held at the CRP in collaboration with Marks and Spencer.
The speakers at the 'Marks and Starts Cultural Exchange' appreciated the programme of Marks and Spencer and said this has encouraged the physically challenged people for work and given them the hope of a better life.
More than 8,825 physically challenged people got employment since 2006 through this programme.
Among the participants, three physically challenged persons were awarded prizes in the function for their outstanding performances.
Marks Spencer Bangladesh Country Manager Swapna Bhoumik, CRP Executive Director Shafiqul Islam and owners or representatives of more than 80 garment factories and 400 workers were present at the function.

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