Celebration of International Women’s Day, 2017
July 31, 2017

Distribution of Blanket for the waste pickers families and children

Grambangla Unnayan Committee as part of its humanitarian initiative always makes appeal to the national and international donors and partners in Bangladesh for emergency relief operations for the victims from natural disaster. During 2016, Grambangla made their appeal to the development partners through social media for used winter cloths and blanket for the waste pickers’ families and children where some of the organizations like American Alumni Association (AAA) and some individuals made their quick response of this cold wave.    

On 21 January 2017, a winter cloth distribution programme was arranged jointly by Grambangla and American Alumni Association at Matual, Dhaka. A total of 175 blankets and a number of old clothes have been distributed among the very destitute women and children waste pickers living at Matuail waste dump site area which were purchased by the donation of American Alumni Association. Mr. Syed Almas Kabir, President of American Alumni Association was present on that occasion. Mr. Kabir also visited Grambangla Daycare Centre and Grambangla School and distributed toys and learning materials among the children.

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