M4C’s aim is to reduce poverty and vulnerability of char households by facilitating market systems that enhances opportunities for income generation. M4C is working towards sustainable economic progress, market linkage, employment generation and disaster risk mitigation of char households in six districts of south and north-western Bangladesh (Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur and Shariatpur) from July 2020 to June 2024. In earlier phases, since May 2013 to December 2019, M4C benefitted 1,24,000 char households.
In the meet, Additional Secretary and Director-General, RDA Khalil Ahmed attended the meeting as a chief guest. Dr. Md Abdul Majid Pramanik, Joint Director, RDA and Project Director M4C, Abdul Awal, Team Leader, M4C and Abdullah Al Mamun, Additional DG, RDA presided over the meeting. Other representatives from RDA and Swisscontact Bangladesh were also present in the meeting. Meet ended with the pledge of improving livelihood and living standard of destitute and disadvantaged char dwellers through creating access to micro-finance with facilitation of the project.