Ettihad Plastic Bag Industries Ltd. manufactures different types of PP woven bags (printed) which are used in different agro processing industries such as rice mill, flower mill, cement industries, fertilizer factories, chemical plants, poultry and fish feed industries, salt refineries etc. MTB started financing the factory at project implementation stage through working capital finance and import facility. The business concern has grown significantly with MTB finance.
Panjor Vanga Dugdho Somobay Samity is a group formed by 20 marginal rural women. The group obtained training and capacity development through Integrated Agricultural Productivity Project (IAPP) implemented by Government of Bangladesh and World Bank. The project provides them support for forward and backward linkage. As a result, they planned to enhance their production capacity by increasing number of cows. MTB provided group lending to the Samity for purchasing cow and they have been able to expand their business significantly.
Ms. Hasina Islam started her entrepreneurial journey with 2 embroidery machines and very small capital with a dream to open an outlet in Dhaka in 2012. Her husband, Mr. Amirul Islam, left his job to support her by selling the products. He carried the products in a suitcase at the back of his motorcycle and went door to door. MTB financed their initiative SKY NEER, with a sum of BDT 7.5 lac in 2014 under ‘MTB Bhagyaboti’ scheme. They successfully utilized the fund for their business growth. In 2016, MTB SME financed them with a tailored solution combined of multiple products; and SKY NEER opened their showroom in Banani area. Their factory, located at Meradia area of Khilgaon and equipped with 20 machines, now creates employment of 25 persons, mostly female. Their struggles and successes were recognized at the 11th Citi Micro Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony. She won the Runner-up award in the category for the Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2015.
QVC BD Ltd. was awarded as “National SME Entrepreneur Award-2016” under the category of Best Entrepreneur (Male) Medium segment at the 4th National SME Fair -2016 on April 03 – 07, 2016 arranged by SME Foundation. MTB started financing the company at the startup phase back in 2013, when they approached with innovative idea of 1st ever bicycle chain manufacturing factory in Bangladesh. Since then QVC BD Ltd. has grown their business significantly with the help of MTB financingfacility.