Financial assistance provided among beneficiaries to tackle Covid-19

Publish: 6:21 PM, September 15, 2020 | Update: 6:21:PM, September 15, 2020

Community Participation and Development (CPD) will implement financial assistance activities to deal with Covid-19 in 5 wards of the South City Corporation of the capital with the financial support of Unilever and UKAID’s Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition (HBCC) and the technical support of Save the Children, a press release said.

Each of the 600 beneficiary families in the activity area will be given Tk 4500 and out of 12780 beneficiary families, 10 bath soaps and 2 domax packs will be given and 15 wash points will be set up.

Marking the occasion, a program was organized in the conference room of Dhaka Deputy Commissioner on Monday. Deputy Commissioner Md. Shahidul Islam was present as the chief guest on the occasion while among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education and ICT) Shahnaz Sultana, Assistant Commissioner of DC office Shahnaz Parveen Bithi and DRRO Mohammad Hossain were among others present as the occasion. Save the Children’s Assistant Manager Fatema Meherunnan gave the welcomes speech on the occasion.

At the occasion, Tk 4500 was transferred among 10 beneficiary families through Bkash. During the time, Deputy Commissioner Md. Shahidul Islam said, there is transparency through this process. The beneficiary can use it per their need. He also assured all kinds of cooperation in the implementation of these activities.