800 families from Sutrapur union at Kaliakoir, Gazipur received Gift packages from TARANGO

Gift packages were distributed among the beneficiaries of TARANGO at Sutrapur Union of Kaliakoir Upazila, Gazipur on 24 September 2020. Total 800 beneficiaries received the Gift packages which includes rice 5 kgs, pulse-1 kg, edible oils-1 litre, salt-1 kg, soap-2 pcs & mask-2 pcs respectively under the "Covid-19 Prevention and Emergency aid" with the support of Jute team, Germany & Honorable Advisor of TARANGO Ms. Ruth Zumbuehl, Switzerland and many more Swiss friends.

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO & local elites of sutrapur union handed over the food packages among the beneficiaries. TARANGO All staffs and beneficiaries expressed deep gratitude to Jute team, Germany, one of our development partner & Ms. Ruth Zumbuehl, Switzerland and many more Swiss friends for their great cooperation & contribution during the period of pandemic Covid-19.

200 women artisans from Agailjhara, Barishal and Kotalipara, Gopalgonj received 40kg Raw Jute

200 women artisans from Agailjhara, Barishal and Kotalipara, Gopalgonj received 40kg raw jute as raw material investment and Gift packages from TARANGO with the support of Bridge of Light, Germany under the "Food & Income Generating assistance to vulnerable families during COVID 19". The objective of this initiative is to assist for  increase income and overcome crisis due to COVID 19.

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO along with TARANGO staffs were present in the distribution occasion during 21-22 Sep’20.

1200 families from Agailjhara, Barishal received Gift packages from TARANGO with the support of Bridge of Light, Germany

Gift packages were distributed among the beneficiaries of TARANGO at Agailjhara, Barishal on 20 September 2020. All received the Gift packages which includes Rice, Pulse, Edible Oil, Salt, Multi Vitamin,Soap & Mask respectively under the "Food & Income Generating assistance to vulnerable families during COVID 19". Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO, Mr. Joynal Mia, Local Elite, Mr. Firoj Shikder, Chairman, Bangladesh Awami Secha Sebok League, Agailjhara Upazila Branch along with TARANGO staffs were present during the distribution.

 

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin participated as one of Panelist

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO participated as one of Panelist at a Webinar on “Jute Industry Transforming the Prospect to Reality” on August (Saturday) 22 at 7:30PM.

Seeds & yellow cards (insecticide trap) were distributed among the vegetable farmers

Seeds & yellow cards (insecticide trap) were distributed among the vegetable farmers at Sualok Majer Para, Bandarban Sadar Upazila, Bandarban on 09 August 2020 under the project "Poverty Reduction through Organic Farming at Bandarban". Jointly implementing by TARANGO & Eco-Development at Bandarban Sadar Upazila, Bandarban.  Funded by “Bridge of Light, Germany".  The aim of this initiative is to promote organic agriculture & ensure better income and livelihood development of Bandarban.

Mr. U Thein Maung, Director, TARANGO and Mr. Thun Hla Khine, Program Manager, Eco-Development was presented during the seed distribution.

300 families from Rajpur and Khuniagach Unions under the Lalmonirhat District received Gift packages

Gift packages were distributed among the Handicraft Artisans, working with TARANGO at Rajpur and Khuniagach Unions, Lalmonirhat District on 24 July 2020. Total 300 families received the Gift packages which includes Rice-10kgs, Pulse-1kg, Edible oil-1 liter, Salt-1kg, Soap-2pcs & Mask-5pcs respectively under the "Covid-19 Prevention and Emergency aid" project with the support of “Bridge of Light, Germany".   

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO along with all staffs and artisans expressed gratitude to Bridge of Light, Germany for their outstanding contribution & great support during the period of pandemic Covid-19

1000 families from Agailjhara, Barishal received Gift packages from TARANGO

Gift packages were distributed among the beneficiaries of TARANGO at  Agailjhara, Barishal on 22 July 2020. Total 1000 beneficiaries from 59 groups received the Gift packages which includes Rice 5kgs, Pulse-1kg, Edible Oil-1litre, Salt-1kg, Zinc-1 packet & Mask-2pcs respectively under the "Covid-19 Prevention and Emergency aid" with the support of  Ms. Sheenagh Day, Maison Bengal, UK.

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO along with all staffs and beneficiaries expressed deep gratitude to Ms. Sheenagh Day, one of our development partner, for her great support & contribution during the period of pandemic Covid-19.   

TARANGO distributed Gift packages

Gift packages were distributed among the beneficiaries of TARANGO at Mirpur, Dhaka on 20 July 2020. Total 450 beneficiaries from 31 groups received the Gift packages where Rice 10kgs, Pulse-1kg, Edible Oils-1litre, Salt-1kg, Soap/Sanitizer-2 pcs & Mask- 5pcs respectively under the "Covid-19 Prevention and Emergency aid" project with the support of "Bridge of Light, Germany".

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO along with all staff of TARANGO & beneficiaries expressed their deep gratitude to Bridge of Light, Germany for their contribution & great support during the period of pandemic Covid-19.

We Mourn

TARANGO Family deeply mourns the demise (cardiac failour) of its beloved Ms. Arjuda Begum on 19 May 2020 at the age of 65. Ms. Arjuda Begum started her journey with TARAGO from June 2006. Since then she worked devotedly as skilled artisan quality section.

We express our condolence to the members of her bereaved family and pray to the almighty for the salvation of her departed soul. May the almighty rest her in eternal peace.

We Mourn

Ms. Surungini Somaddar, General Board member of TARANGO, Paisarhut, Agoiljhora, Barisal. She served as GB member from 1994. TARANGO started its Handicraft program journey (1989) in Kodombari, Barisal at the house of Surungini Somaddar.

TARANGO Family is deeply shocked for the demise (sudden cardiac death) of Ms. Surungini Somaddar on 8 May 2020 at the age of 83.

We will surely miss the presence of her, a truly lovable and kind person. Our heartfelt condolences go out to her and her family. She will never be forgotten, may her soul rest in peace.

We Mourn

TARANGO Family is deeply mourn the sad and untimely demise of our beloved colleague Meherunnesa Moni who passed away (Cardiac Attack) on 24 March 2020 at the age of 55.

Ms. Meherunnesa Moni, Field Officer, worked with us from January 1995 under Micro Finance Program of TARANGO, Kadambari, Barisal Branch.

Our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and may her soul rest in eternal peace.

Mujib Borsho

TARANGO celebreted 100 birth year of Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheik Mujibur Rahman at TARANGO premises along with its all staffs and women artisans on 8 March 2020.

Food Packages Distribution during COVID-19

Fight against COVID-19

TARANGO has provided food package (5 kg rice, 2 kg pulse, 2 kg cooking oil, 2 kg onion, 2 kg potato, 1 packet salt & hand wash & bleaching powder) to 32 weaver family at Tangail 

Food Packages Distribution during COVID-19

Fight against COVID-19

Fight against COVID-19. TARANGO distributed Food Packages (rice, oil, pulse, salt, sugar, turmeric powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and chola) to its 100 women producers/artisans in Dhaka.
Food package funded LIFE and implemented by Social Aid.
Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO expressed her gratitude to Life and Mohammad Ali Sohail Chairman, Social Aid, Engr Junaed Ahmed, Director, Social Aid and Mr. Feroz, Director, Grameen Friend for their kind initiatives.

TARANGO & Okkio Store, Channel-i

Fight against COVID-19

Tarango and Okko Store of Channel i jointly work for vulnerable staffs/workers and artisans of SME sector. Tarango along with Oikko store will contribute 20 tk from its each recycled products for wel-being of SME sector. TARANGO and Oikko store will inspired people to purchase eco-friendly products. This will be not only for betterment of SME sector as well as Protect our Planet too.

Australian Awards: Women Trading Globally

Australian Awards: Women Trading Globally 

Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO of TARANGO with Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, MP, Hon'ble Speaker, Bangladesh Parliament and Julia Niblett, Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh in the special event on 'Welcome and Farewell Australia Awards Scholars' on 30 October 19 organized by the Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Welcome and Farewell Australian as Kohinoor Yeasmin has selected to participate in the Australian Awards: Women Trading Globally short course in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia from 18 to 29 November 2019.

 

Honorable Textiles and Jute Minister Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi Visited TARANGO

Honorable Textiles and Jute Minister Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi Visited TARANGO

Honorable Textiles and Jute Minister Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi along with representatives from JDPC Mr. Khurshid Alam, Executive Director, Md. Mainul Haque, Director and Ms. Nusrat Jahan, Senior Design Executive visited TARANGO on 13 November 2019.

TARANGO celebrated “International Women’s Day 2020”

TARANGO celebrated “International Women’s Day 2020” 

TARANGO celebrated “International Women’s Day 2020” along with its all-women artisans & beneficiaries in Dhaka, Barisal, Dinajpur and Lalmonirhut.

Best women entrepreneurship award for the year 2019

Best women entrepreneurship award for the year 2019 

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, Tarango has once again won the best women entrepreneurship award for the year 2019 for exporting aesthetic eco-friendly jute products all over the world. Jute Minister awarded the memento to Kohinoor on 06 March on the occasion of Jute Day at Dhaka Officers Club. Commerce Minister and Jute Secretary were also present on the occasion.

British Council Country Director visited TARANGO

British Council Country Director visited TARANGO

Tom Miscioscia, Country Director, British Council & Shahnaz Karim, Director Society visited TARANGO on 3rd March 2020. CEO, Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin and Director Mr. U Thein Maung briefed him about TARANGO and its interventions.
They visited the sample section, sewing section as well as the production unit of TARANGO Handicraft to see himself how women craft artisans produce Eco-friendly aesthetic jute products.

Bridge of Light Project Partners from Germany visited TARANGO office

Bridge of Light Project Partners from Germany visited TARANGO

Mr. Holger Trechow; BoL Director, Mr. Stefan Bepler; BoL Head of Project Cooperation, Mr. Jannik Gramm; BoL supporter & Mrs. Roswitha Magg, BoL supporter Bridge of Light Project Partners from Germany visited TARANGO office, Handicraft Production Center & ASROY Safe Home on 20 February 2020.

TARANGO is at New York Now'20 Trade Show

 New York Now'20

CEO TARANGO Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin is at New York Now Fair at USA .

TARANGO is there at the courtesy of She Trades- an UK Aid Project !!

 

Interior Lifestyle Fair - 2019

TARANGO participated Interior Lifestyle Fair - 2019 ( 17-19 July 2019) at Tokyo, Japan represented by CEO, Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin and Director, Mr. U Thein Maung !!

TARANGO is at New York Now Trade Show

‘New York Now’ is one of the biggest Trade Shows of the Earth in the arena of aesthetic Craft Products. It is a meeting point of thousands of Exhibitors and Buyers from all around the world- a platform for building long term foundation for Trade Relation.
CEO TARANGO Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin will leave for New York today at the evening by Emirates to participate New York Now Trade Show (10-14 August 2019). Director Mr. U Thein Maung will accompany her. The She Trades - a Commonwealth Project funded by the UK aid extends technical support (Product Development) to TARANGO in connection with New York Now Trade Show.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference & Business Fair in Baltimore, Maryland during 23-27 June 2019.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference & Business Fair in Baltimore, Maryland 

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO attended Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference & Business Fair in Baltimore, Maryland during 23-27 June 2019. The event is hosted by WEConnect Project funded by IFC, World Bank.
The event apart from Business fair will also arrange a seminar on ‘Corporate Connect: Strengthening Market Access for Women Owned Business’ on 27 June at World Bank office. The CEO, TARANGO will speak there as Panelist. The Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Mr. Md. Mofizul Islam will also grace the seminar.
It is expected that the market for diversified jute products of Bangladesh will be further expanded at USA because of the proactive role of WEConnect Project

International Women's day 2019

Day 1: 7th March 2019

Children’s Art Competition, Singing & Dancing Competition organized with the aim to provide these under-privileged children a unique opportunity to present their capabilities to the society and expression of the creativity and imagination

 

Day 2: 8th March 2019

 In 2nd day the colorful Traditional boat race, cultural program competition and cultural programs arranged in the 8th March 2019. A total of 12 groups (132 members) with 12 boats took part in this competition and each group consists of 11 members with a team leader. Each boat has flags and was named with native flowers of the country for identification. All women wear similar saris (white & red, yellow and red) and caps. The boat race divided into two rounds. Each round 6 boats have participated. The three lead boats from each round were selected for the final round.  Seven boats took part in the final round and in the final round.

 

Representative from IFC funded WEConnect Project

Nicholas Picard (With garland) from IFC funded WEConnect Project visited TARANGO this morning of 25 March to see jute and other natural fibers products produced by TARANGO for different international markets. Weconnect Project is helping women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh to facilitate entering international markets.

On the other hand, Ms. Shanon (3rd from Left in the 1st Pic) and Mick (2nd from Right in the 1st Pic) are our importers from Australia. The name of their company is Dharma Door. They are our Business Partners for more than a decade.

CEO TARANGO Ms. Kohinoor and Mr. Emdadul Haque, Adviser briefed them about TARANGO and its interventions.

ASROY (Shelter Home) is a program of TARANGO

ASROY (Shelter Home) is a program of TARANGO established in the year 2011 with the support of Spanish Government. Located at Mirpur, it gives shelter to violence victim women as well as their children. On an average, 25 women and 15 children live there round the year.
TARANGO bears the running expenses like food and other recreational activities of the Home. Our buyers from different countries also extend support to the Shelter Home.

Ms. Shanon and Mick (Both in white dress), our buyers from Australia are now in Dhaka to see our production unit and during that time, they visited the Shelter Home on 25 March and spent time with the children. Most of the women were then out of the Shelter Home because they were then at their workplace.

TARANGO imparts training to the violence victim women and facilitates employment for them

Kirtimoti Shammanona Award 2018

Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO TARANGO has also won the prestigious Kirtimoti Shammanona Award 2018 in the category of Women Entrepreneurship Development. The award sponsored by Square Group as well as a dummy cheque of one lac taka were handed over to CEO, TARANGO by Ms. Aneeka Chowdhury of Square group on 02 March 2019 at the Hotel Sonargaon !!

 

Best Women Entrepreneur 2018

An outstanding recognition for trend setting contribution to the export of diversified jute products. On 06 March 2019, at the ceremony of National Jute Day 2019 and at the presence of the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the name of the CEO, TARANGO, Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin was announced as the recipient of the best woman entrepreneur in the category of export of diversified jute products. The CEO received the award from the Prime Minister. A rare Honor for both Kohinoor as well as for TARANGO Family!!

SME EXCELLENCE AWARD 2019

One more feather of success has added to the portfolio of TARANGO. Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO, TARANGO has won the prestigious SME Excellence Award 2019 sponsored by credible Media Channel I. The CEO, TARANGO received the Award on 19 March 2019 at a live event of Channel I at Bangobondhu Convention Convention Center. The Political Adviser of the PM Mr. HT Imam handed over the award. Mr. Faridur Reza Sagor, MD, Channel I, Mayor, Rajshahi City Corporation and Chairman SME Foundation amongst others were present at the event.

The CEO TARANGO won the prestigious award because of her trend setting contribution for SME promotion. She has developed a Social Business Model and the model is being implemented by TARANGO for the economic empowerment of vulnerable women. At present, TARANGO has 18,800 beneficiaries including 3,000 women crafts artisans. It is expected that the number of beneficiaries will rise to 50,000 in 2021 in commensurate with the 2021 vision of the Government !!

It may be mentioned here that, earlier in 2019 Ms. Kohinoor Yeasmin has won the 'Kirtimoti Shammanona 2018' in the category of Entrepreneurship Development sponsored by Square Group (Handed over by Ms. Annika Chowdhury of Square Group on 02 March 2019) and best woman entrepreneur 2019 Award in the category of the export of Diversified Jute Products. Kohinoor received the prestigious National Award form the Honorable Prime Minister on 06 March,the day was declared by National Jute Day 2019 !!

TARANGO seeks support and cooperation from all corners for its struggles for the Economic Empowerment of Women !!

Fair Trade Day 2019

Tarango BD celebrated World Fair Trade Day on 11 May, 2019 with its women artisans in Dhaka like all over counties of the world. The message of the day is to ensure fair wages for the workers, safe workplace and no gender discrimination.
Director, U Thein Maung, Adviser Emdadul Haque, Admn. Head Abul Hossain, Project Coordinator Nazlee Jamal and Project Manager Satya Ranjan Dasspoke on the occasion.

All gave different examples of how Tarango BD has been adhering the rules of fair trade since its inception in 1989. All were in consensus to work in a sense of togetherness to alleviate the image of Tarango BD further thus establishing it as a trend setting outfit of Social Business.

The event ended with a documentary show on Tarango BD and its Women Boat Race at Barisal !!





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