Rohingya women pass happy time at Caritas Bangladesh’s MWGC, says CiC


Cox’s Bazar Correspondent:

Elderly women of Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMN) come to Multipurpose Women and Girls Center (MWGC) for various needs and they enjoy passing time here, said Senior Assistant Secretary Md Syed Mahbubul Haque, Camp-in-Charge of Camp-19.

He made these remarks after visiting a MWGC at Block-D on Tuesday (19th April) which is run by Caritas Bangladesh.

The Emergency Response Program (ERP) of Caritas Bangladesh has been running 5 MWGCs in camps for vulnerable women and girls of Rohingya community.

During the visit, CiC Syed Mahbubul Haque spoke to representatives of Caritas Bangladesh and learned about various activities at MWGC. He also spoke elderly women at the center and got their comments about center-based activities.

After talking to beneficiaries at the MWGC, Syed Mahbubul Haque, said “women come to the MWGC for various needs and they enjoy staying at the center.”

Md Mosharraf Hossain, Manager, Protection, ERP of Caritas Bangladesh, said “Rohingya women and girls learn embroidery works and other skill development activities at MWGC said.

He also said that extremely vulnerable women of Rohingya community get mental support at MWGC.

Under protection intervention, Caritas Bangladesh has been running 11 Multipurpose Children & Adolescent Centers (MCAC) as well in various camps, Md Mosharraf Hossain informed.