GPHRF is implementing a research project “EduMatch” of The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan in some selected factories in Gazipur District, Bangladesh. The aim of this project is to assess the workers remittance behavior in terms of their educational investment through the mobile money transfer system. The project will provide a type of subsidy (a Matching Fund) to the migrated workers those have school going children in their village and also examine the impact of such subsidy on educational expenditure and drop-out rate.
Currently, as part of the pilot survey, a team of 14 enumerators is collecting data from selected garments of Gazipur District using Computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI) technique.
Training program took place during December 9-11 at GPHRF office.
The pilot test of data collection took place on December 10, 2017.