BANDHU Foundation of Bangladesh, Give Bangladesh and Aamrai Bangladesh will facilitate a tree-planting event, titled 'Project Oxygen,' tomorrow on September 4 at Koyra Upazila, Khulna.
49,000 trees will be planted in the Amphan affected coastal areas in 49 minutes to commemorate the 49th year of independence of Bangladesh.
Volunteers from BANDHU Foundation of Bangladesh, Give Bangladesh and Aamrai Bangladesh has been working with 25 local groups to plant these trees.
The project is being financed through a successful crowd-funding effort, with generous contributions from the people of Bangladesh and by local institutional supporters who came forward to contribute to this cause. Bank Asia, BRAC Bank, IPDC Finance Limited, Nijer Bolar Moto Ekta Golpo, Robi Axiata and Shwapno contributed 5000 trees each. Dhaka Ladies' Club contributed 2,500 trees and Epyllion Group provided 3,000 masks for the volunteers who participated in the event.