Celebration of International Women’s Day, 2017
May 10, 2017

Distribution of Blanket for the waste pickers Families and Children

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

On 21 January 2017, a winter cloth distribution program 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 destitute women and children waste pickers living at Matuail waste dump site area which was 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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