Sultana Purween, a sewing artisan with Saidpur

Sultana Purween, a sewing artisan with Saidpur

Najma Ara Khatoon, a Saidpur artisan

Najma Ara Khatoon, a Saidpur artisan

Asgari, a Saidpur artisan

Asgari, a Saidpur artisan

Sultana Purween, a sewing artisan with Saidpur

Sultana Purween, a sewing artisan with Saidpur

Saidpur Enterprises

Bangladesh

Saidpur Enterprises works with women artisans to develop business and leadership skills in an area with few other opportunities. Of the women who have been employed over the years, more than 1,500 have left to start their own small businesses.