As part of its activities and commitments to establishing an equal society, Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) has always stepped up to help those in need.
During the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, crores of people are going through a crisis of food and essential household goods. As part of their dutifulness, IUB, in collaboration with Sajida Foundation, has initiative a relief programme, a press release said.
Under the programme, 2,500 underprivileged families in Dhaka's Uttara, Vatara, Badda, Satarkul areas were provided aid packs, the release said.
Each family received eight kilograms of rice, edible oil, potatoes, daal, onion, and some other family goods.
During the distribution of the aid, IUB VC Prof Milan Pagon was present. He was accompanied by the treasurer, registrar, and other senior officials of the university. From Sajida Foundation, Monerul Islam Khan, Director, Support-unit; Rabiul Karim, Divisional manager and others were present.
Followed the relief distribution, Sajida Foundation volunteers discussed health & hygiene issues, particularly emphasising handwashing and using masks on a regular basis, the press release said.