Dhaka, 21st November 2023
We are delighted to announce our commitment to funding a women's empowerment project aimed at uplifting communities in need. This initiative aligns with our core values, emphasizing the transformative impact of empowering women for sustainable community development. Through this funding, we aspire to catalyze positive change, fostering equality, and creating opportunities that will have a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and communities.
Through Project Poripurna, the Amal Foundation aims to create income-generating opportunities for underprivileged women by offering skill development training. This endeavor will not solely be advantageous for the women directly engaged but will also yield positive outcomes for the broader community.
Fadiah Khan, Executive Director, Summit Communications Limited, said, “I am extremely pleased to join
hands with Esrat and Amal Foundation. This joint initiative reflects our dedication to creating positive
change and fostering a brighter future for communities in need."
Esrat Karim, Founder and Director, Amal Foundation, said, "Amal Foundation has consistently prioritized women's empowerment, and we are delighted to find a like-minded partner in Summit Communications Limited, which shares our commitment to women's empowerment and societal development. We are honored to establish a partnership with Summit Communications."
About Summit Communications Group
Summit Communications Group (SComm Group) is a group of companies headquartered in Bangladesh operating and maintaining over 53,000 km fiber optic network, 4500 towers and serving 35% of Bangladesh’s internet demand while building the country’s first private submarine cable. SComm Group provides telecommunications infrastructure across all 64 districts and 495 upazillas of Bangladesh maintaining an average uptime of 99.9% with state-of-the-art network topology and design.
About Amal Foundation
Since 2014, the Amal Foundation has been actively engaged in a variety of initiatives, ranging from assisting displaced communities on remote riverine islands in the North to establishing community health centers and schools. The organization has extended support to Rohingya refugees by providing essential necessities such as food, clothing, and shelter, and has also played a pivotal role in the establishment of women's skill and training centers. With a primary emphasis on education, sustainable environments, emergency response, health, and empowerment, the foundation has experienced significant growth since its establishment, reaching and aiding thousands of underprivileged individuals in Bangladesh.