OIKKO Foundation is driven by the motto “SME for Development”. OIKKO is at the forefront of working out the SME initiative and persistent towards identifying SMEs to shift the common mindset of the society. Presently, a great enthusiasm can be realized amidst all SME entrepreneurs of Bangladesh, among the people and new generation entrepreneurs, regarding the SME industry – behind which lies silent contribution of many SME foundations and OIKKO is one of the leading of them.
OIKKO believes that an SME Ministry will soon be established in Bangladesh and OIKKO will be a functionally operative body in the advisory committee of the ministry. Working closely with SME entrepreneurs' culture and development activities, OIKKO aspires to be a partner in the formation of Shonar Bangla (সোনার বাংলা).
Presently contributing to the economic development of Bangladesh as a sub sector, evolution of the SME sector as one of the main driving forces of the economy is primary mission of this organization. OIKKO recognizes the SMEs that were self initiated and have successfully prospered through all steps while managing the risk factors, additionally creating a path for new generation SME entrepreneurs. More than 300,000 SME entrepreneurs and workforce among the 9 Million from all over the country have been registered under OIKKO, unified for development.
As a non-profit organization, OIKKO has been acting relentlessly to build an identity of prominence for the SME entrepreneurs of Bangladesh. Their traditional and digital training, capacity building, merchandise production and production efficiency building have been the core work areas of this organization. National and international display and promotion of SME products, establishment of online marketplaces, increasing online sales, planning and creating new markets along with publishing and promoting the campaigns have been continuous concentration of OIKKO.