Poverty Alleviation


At present, the following programs/Projects are in operation:

SETU has been implementing Poverty Alleviation Programm through Rural Micro Credit (RMC), Urban Micro Credit (UMC), Ultra Poor Program (UPP), Micro Enterprise Loan (MEL), Seasonal Loan and Livelihood Restoration Program (LRP), with financial and technical assistance of Palli Karma-Shahayak Foundation (PKSF) since 1993. This program covers total 21 Upazilas of 08 districts. Total 3,467 Nos. of groups were formed with 54,154 members who have accumulated Tk. 7.41 crore as their savings. Total borrowers are 41,863, total amount of loan outstanding is Tk. 23.68 crore and realization rate is 99.30%. Poverty alleviation program is managed through 47 branches and 7 regional offices.

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