Md. Zubair Hossain was born in Baya Palpara, Paba in the Rajshahi district. His father Md. Bablu Hosain is a vegetable seller and mother Selina Begum is a housewife. It was difficult for both the parents to bear all the expenditure of living as well as ensure education of Zubair, however, they made sure that he continues to study regardless of financial strain and burdened livelihood. After passing class VIII Zubair got to know about different trades that UCEP Bangladesh offers. His keenness on developing skills along with education drove him to enroll in UCEP Rajshahi Technical School. He got admitted in the Machinist trade – a three months’ course – under the ODFID project. After the successful completion of the training, the Job Placement & Decent Work team of UCEP Rajshahi Region placed Zubair in Abul Khair Ceramics Industries Ltd., Baligaon, Kaligonj, Gazipur as an Assistant Technician. After working for quite a while there, he got a better offer from Star Ceramics, Hobigonj with a starting salary of BDT 11,500 monthly. Now, for his remarkable performance and sincerity in work, he got several promotions and currently drawing BDT 26,000 per month. Zubair is happy to support his family and to be the reason behind the happiness of his parents. Zubair dreams big for the future. He plans to study in Bangladesh Open University and upgrade his career ahead. Zubair is thankful to UCEP Bangladesh to provide such an ideal platform to develop skills, as well as ensure jobs.