Shahebganj co-operative society launching

A Christian co-operative saving society is formed in Shahebgonj mission center under lakshmipur sub-parish on 21st July 2017. From 22 families, 36 persons initially became members of the society. Lakshmipur is the most recent sub-parish in Chittagong Archdiocese. Fr. Robert Gonsalves is the priest in-charge of Lakshmipur. Shahebganj is under chandpur upazilla of Bangladesh which is a mission center of Lakshmipur. The financial situation of the families in this area is not very well. Nonetheless the people in this area showed great courage and enthusiasm to form a co-operative society.

Inauguration of Shahebganj Christian Co-operative Society
Inauguration of Shahebganj Christian Co-operative Society

In the inauguration ceremony, members of Noakhali Christian Co-operative society- Mr. Ruben Gonsalves, Mr. Bernard Fernandez, Mr. Paul Fini and Mr. Eden Fini were present as special guests.  A managing committee composed of 9 membes was formed for 3 years to manage the activities of the society.

Priest in-charge of Lakshmipur sub-parish- Fr. Robert Gonsalves offered a holly mass to wrap up the ceremony.

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