Shawpno appoints woman rickshaw puller as delivery person

Staff Correspondent | Published: 13:37, Apr 01,2021 | Updated: 14:40, Apr 01,2021

 
 

Baby Akter receives the offer letter from Shwapno Business director Sohel Tanvir Khan at Shawpno office in Tejgaon on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. -- Press release

Retail brand shop Shwapno appointed Baby Akter, a woman rickshaw puller of Bikrampur in Mushiganj, as their delivery person at a programme at Shwapno’s Tejgaon office on Wednesday, said a press release.

Baby started pulling rickshaw to run her family about one-and-a-half year ago.

A video of her struggle went viral on social media.

Shwapno executive director Sabbir Hasan Nasir decided to help Baby after watching the video,  

Shwapno business director Sohel Tanvir khan, head of human resources Shah Mohammad Rizvi Rony, and media-public relations manager Kamruzzaman Milu were also present at the programme.

From now on, Baby will use her rickshaw to deliver Shwapno’s products to their customers’ doorsteps at Mirpur-11 in Dhaka.

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