A WOMEN LED NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION
Change Associates Ltd. is a women-led non-profit organization committed to actively educating and empowering readymade garment workers. Established in 2010, Change collaboratively works with manufacturing companies and apparel brands to design and implement workplace based programs aimed at building respectful work environments.
We promote long-term sustainable development by sharing our knowledge and expertise through designing customized training programmes to address specific needs of the clients.
Here at Change, we believe in creating synergy through cross-sector partnership that leads to continual development of the workers in the RMG sector.
Change Associates Ltd. started its journey in 2010 with Founder and Chairperson – Nazneen C. Huq- and only two other members. Our humble expedition aiming to bring positive changes for women employed in RMG industry made headway when working with Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) implementing HERproject in Bangladesh. At present, HERproject remains a significant part of CHANGE’s success. We have received equivalency determination by NGOsource. Levi Strauss Foundation, from our inception till date, continues to support and develop our organization and that has further strengthened our foundation. Hence, CHANGE today stands as a promising company in the development sector with 28 individuals working in different projects but with the same mission.
Our Awards and Certifications
- CHANGE has been awarded certificate of participation for celebrating World Breastfeeding Week- 2017 by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA). Change’s event was also included in the pledge map of WABA for the year of 2017.
As a part of worldwide campaign, Change Associates Ltd. (Change) celebrated World Breastfeeding Week on 6th and 7th August, 2017 with assistance from two community clinics at Keowa Union, Sreepur and Kashimpur Union, Gazipur to encourage breastfeeding to mothers at community. Change had organized two video screening events on ‘Importance and proper way of breastfeeding’ to sensitize mothers and caregiver of the children. A total of 53 participants enjoyed the two events. The video compilation that was demonstrated, contained different aspects of breastfeeding, myths and its explanation, financial impact of breastfeeding etcetera. The video demonstration was followed by a lively question-answer session.
- NGOsource, a project of the Council on Foundations and TechSoup, helps U.S. grantmakers streamline their international giving. NGOsource simplifies the task of evaluating whether a non-U.S. organization is the equivalent of a U.S. public charity — a process known as equivalency determination or ED.