Success Story

Roksana Akter

Roksana Akter

Roksana is now a successful woman both in the field of employment and entrepreneurship. She is working in Singer Bangladesh since 2002 and doing her own business at Savar. In her factory R S Electronics Ltd. 15 youths are working including 2 UCEP graduates. 

Being a member of poor family, Roksana admitted in UCEP general school at Rayerbazar Dhaka in class eight. Later in 1999 she graduated from UCEP Mirpur Technical School from Electronics Technology trade. When she was asked the question that why she chose to study vocational skills training, she replied that at that time she needed to get some education and training within short time and start income for her livelihood and UCEP was the best option she found.

Now, her monthly salary is more than 18,000 Tk at Singer. And from her business she makes profit of more than 50,000 Tk. per month. Besides economic solvency she also completed Masters in Political Science from Open University.