On March 7, 2018 a tri-party signing ceremony was held between SNV Netherland Development Organization, SAJIDA Foundation and 3 factories for the project titled “Working with Women – Phase 2”. SAJIDA Foundation has started working with Comfit Composite Net Ltd. at Mirzapur, Tangail and N.R,Group, Fatulla Naryanganj with the aim to ensure improved mental health for women garments workers. This four-year project (Oct 2017 – Sept 2021) will work with garments workers in these two garments factories, providing training and sensitization on mental health and wellbeing to garments workers as well as welfare officers and mid-level managers.
The project was officially launched on March 11, 2018 through a formal event graced by Ms. Leoni Margaretha Cuelenaere, Honorable Ambassador, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, as Guest of Honor. Ms. Zahida Fizza Kabir, Executive Director, SAJIDA Foundation was also present at the launch.