Sudokkho organised an experience sharing workshop with its IBT-RMG partners on 12th December 2017 at BRAC-CDM, Rajendrapur. A total of seven factories, from three IBT partners, participated in the workshop. The implementation of the training system is ongoing in all these factories. Trained sewing machine operators, trainers, supervisors, assessors and management officials represented each factory. RBC, thetraining consultancy service provider, was also present during the event.
Tanvir Touhid Ahmed from Mothercare’s Sourcing Office in Bangladesh, Md. Ashrafur Rahman from Renaissance Group, Ashna Haq Quasem on behalf of New Look and Ameena Chowdhury from Sudokkho inaugurated the workshop with opening remarks.
The workshop was a platform for the factories to present their achievements and challenges in implementing the in-factory training systems. The factories presented their experiences to date, which was then followed by panel discussions with trained workers and supervisors. There were also group discussions with trainers and assessors. All participants appreciated the contribution of Sudokkho’s training system and shared their views on how the system can be further strengthened. The stories of positive changes in the lives of the sewing machine operators and trainers were very inspiring.