The “Proverbs 31” women of Bangladesh

Microcredit - homeowner

She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants.
She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.

Microcredit - property owner

She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks. She sees that her trading is profitable, and her lamp does not go out at night.
In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers. 

She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple.

Lady holding clothing - Bangladesh

She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes.

Bangladesh mom and baby

She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.

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Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.

Verses are from Proverbs 31 (NIV)

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Cathy Herholdt

Cathy Herholdt

Cathy Herholdt is World Concern's Marketing and Communications Director. With a background in journalism, Cathy honed her writing skills as a newspaper editor and now enjoys sharing the inspiring stories of those World Concern serves. She has served with World Concern since 2010.

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