ট্যাগ: IMADEYOURCLOTHES

“I have been working in the garment industry for 9 years now. I am from Doulotpur, Khulna. My parents live there. I, along with my husband and son, live in...

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(English) “I am not very photogenic. Did the picture come out nice?”

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(English) “My husband has been paralyzed for a while now. After a couple of months of treatment, our sons abandoned us. They did not want to take the burden of...

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(English) “I love my daughter, and she loves lychee! I often take fruits and other snacks on my way back home for my daughter. She looks forward to it. Hard...

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“অবসরে আমি সিনেমা দেখতে বেশ পছন্দ করি। সালমান খান এর অনেক বড় ভক্ত আমি। আজ অবধি তার সব মুক্তিপ্রাপ্ত সিনেমা আমি দেখেছি। সবসময় অপেক্ষায় থাকি কখন তার নতুন কোন সিনেমা…

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“I work here as a supervisor. There are times when I have to scold the workers regarding work, which is not something I love to do. Sometimes the workers tend...

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“My favorite TV show is “Shimarekha” that airs on Zee Bangla. Usually, everyone’s favorite character is someone who’s the most affectionate, likable person; someone like Rekha. But my favorite character...

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“My sister and I, both work here. We have always stayed together since childhood. Gossiping, watching TV- we do everything together! We have never argued in our lives, for once....

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“I’ve been working here as a color master for a while now. Converting plain white into blue, red and other colors is my job. I live here on my own....

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“I live here with my husband. We’re both from Rajshahi. Most people working in this factory are from Mymensingh. I’m one of the odd ones out of the bunch. But...

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“We have been working here together for a while now. We are friends.” [Smiles] – An employee working at a printing mill near Dhaka

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(English) “We don’t get much time for grooming in our line of work; neither is it very necessary. However, I like to get a shave and a haircut every once...

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“My 6-year-old son is the highlight of my day, every day. I have considered bringing him to work along with me, but I’m afraid he’ll think this place is for...

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“I was first inspired to start working when I came across a couple of Japanese women at a tour. I met them at a family planning program in Thailand around...

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“You see that guy over there? He is our cutting master. He cuts the clothes, we sew it according to his direction. He is a good man. We’ve been working...

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“I have only one daughter. She’s adorable. She is a very understanding little girl; never really asks for anything more than what we can provide for her. This Eid, I...

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“I’ve only seen mountains in photos. But someday, I will pack my bags and go see them upfront. It’s hard to imagine about traveling sitting on my small desk here....

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Albeit the immense workload, there’s something soothing about the Ramadan evenings. I can’t quite tell what it is, but a deep sense of calmness takes over during this time. –...

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“As a child, I spent most of my time with Arjina Khala. Since my parents were mostly away for work, she is the one who took care of me. While...

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“I’ve gained a lot from this place. Experience, self-confidence, sense of security, but my biggest find here was the love of my life! A couple of years ago, Jatra did...

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“18 years ago, I started working here with one sewing machine and a heart full of hope. I alone made all the clothes which were being displayed at Jatra. We...

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“On my first night duty as a shift manager, the first advice I got was not to fall asleep. Usually, to run a machine around 10 people are needed, who...

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“The post-graduation period was a little uncertain for me. Usually, when you graduate with your friends you can use each other’s references to get an internship. My case, however, was...

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Textile engineering is not a popular subject in our country. Even though it is technically engineering, it is different from all the other engineering disciplines. It is easy to land...

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“I studied fashion designing in England. From the beginning, I wanted to work with ethical and sustainable fashion rather than mainstream fashion. I got a chance to do my internship...

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“In this place, we all live together. We have a dog. We call him Tiger. He is our favorite. He sleeps in our kitchen at night. Tiger belonged to one...

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“I used to work in a garment factory. After I took a break a few years ago, I have not been able to get back in this field. Landing a...

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“It has only been a week that I have started working. There is a lot of workload. I start working at 7.30 in the morning, and end at around 7.30...

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“My wife and son make up my home. I lacked interest and had little attention towards my studies as a child. I really regret that now. The profession that I...

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“I have been as lucky as I have been unlucky. I fell in love with a very kind man who had come to me as a customer. He not just...

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“My best friend and I have been friends since school. We loved each other a lot. My parents used to love her as much as they loved me. You could...

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[Part 2/2] “I was planning on leaving my job for a while. This one time, the PMA beat up a girl at work. That was the tipping point when I...

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story of a happy garment worker

“What should I say about my life, you tell me! (Smiles softly). I was born and raised in Dhaka. In my family, I have my father, two younger brothers and...

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“I am Shahin. I was born and brought up in Dhaka. I studied in school till class 5. It’s been 4 years since I have started working in this garment...

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Story of an electrician

“I think I was six when my mother passed away. I can’t even picture her face very well. But for some reason, I remember that day very well. It didn’t...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 2

“From Bikrampur to Mohammadpur, it’s been a big jump! I was young, thrilled, and up for an adventure when I made my way to Dhaka. I picked up on small...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 5

My first job was in a local grocery shop down the alley in the neighbourhood we lived in. That was not a job I chose to do. It was what...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 3

“Honestly, my body is giving up. Working long hours take a toll on me these days. I’m almost 55, and living by myself. Getting home after a long day of...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 4

“My little sunshine – she demands to come to work along with me every other day. When I tell her that I will be back soon with treats, she would...

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Meet The Makers - Tailor in Bangladesh 1

“I moved to Dhaka from Rajbari as a young boy. It’s been a long journey ever since. You see this measuring tape? It has been a long journey with this...

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