Grameenphone and BRAC has launched joint platform ‘Dakche Amar Desh’

Grameenphone and BRAC teamed up to remain close to and support the individuals who have been generally influenced by COVID-19.

Together Grameenphone and BRAC have additionally launched the ‘Dakche Amar Desh’ activity to welcome all to join this reason for Millions in Bangladesh who have just lost their occupation and are confronting troubles in meeting their essential food necessities.

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Grameenphone will give BDT 15 crore to BRAC’s emergency food assistance fund, which will help BRAC to help 100,000 COVID-19 influenced families who survive on everyday wages and living in outrageous neediness. Every family will get BDT 1500 for about fourteen days’ basic food supplies.

The activity was declared in a press conference session through video conferencing where Grameenphone CEO, Yasir Azman, BRAC NGO ED, Asif Saleh, BRAC Communication, and Outreach Director, Moutushi Kabir, Grameenophone Sustainability Project Lead M. Hafizur Rahman Khan were available and Khairul Basher, Head of Communications Grameenphone moderated the online meeting.

With respect to the ‘Dakche Amar Desh’ activity, Grameenphone CEO, Yasir Azman stated, “This is a worldwide emergency. This is a period all in the public-private sector need to come together to handle the change of COVID-19.”

“While Grameenphone joins BRAC today to help 100,000 influenced families, I demand all people/undertakings who can bear to participate in this program ‘Dakche Amar Desh’, or different ones started by various elements or Government. Together we can contact most extreme individuals who truly need assistance in this intense time. Aside from this activity, Grameenphone will keep working with DG Health, a2i, BTRC, World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF to help the Government during this pandemic flare-up of COVID-19.” Mr. Azim added.

Yasir Azman completed his speech by Thanking The Law Enforcement Agencies, Army, volunteers, and our partners who are out there taking a chance with their lives to help the country.

Asif Saleh, Executive Director, BRAC, stated, “This is a philanthropic emergency, not only a health pandemic. Our nation needs us now, like never before. BRAC has prepared the whole association from the beginning with more than 100,000 field staff, health workers, and volunteers on the ground level. We are actively supporting the Government with capacity building and essential skills, general health awareness programs, PPE supplies, alongside crisis money help to individuals in need.”

“Dakche Amar Desh” will likewise fill in as a solidarity stage and source of inspiration for public fundraising and institutional contribution behind the cause.

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Mridha Shihab Mahmud

Mridha Shihab Mahmud is a writer, content editor and photojournalist. He works as a staff reporter at News Hour. He is also involved in humanitarian works through a trust called Safety Assistance For Emergencies (SAFE). Mridha also works as film director. His passion is photography. He is the chief respondent person in Mymensingh Film & Photography Society. Besides professional attachment, he loves graphics designing, painting, digital art and social networking.
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