VIDEO: Life of a minimum wage earner in Bangladesh

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How lucky are we, Shoma Begum works in a garments factory in Dhaka Bangladesh, She is one of the lucky ones who earns slightly more than the average minimum wage earner in the country.

Shoma’s earnings barely covers her rent for single room that she and a husband share in Dhaka and all the other expenses are covered by her partners earnings. Yet Shoma amid all these life struggles manages to save just a small amount of money hoping one day that she can do something with this saving when she one day returns back to her home town.

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First posted on The Daily Star