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Project: Helping Cold Wave Victims (Dec 2010-Jan 2011) (Completed Project)

 

Like last winter (2009-2010), this winter again we distributed winter clothes (blankets, jackets) among poor people in cold hit areas of Bangladesh - mostly in North Bengal. We wanted to reach and help more people to survive the cold weather.

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Shaikh Ferdouse Shams (Vashkar), the President of BUET 87 Foundation, distributing blankets among poor people in Gaibandha on 12/23/2010.



 

This year we distributed high quality blankets which we managed directly from the factory at very low negotiated price (about Tk 200, which is less than US $3).

A total of 2580 blankets worth of BDT 5,16,000 (approx US$ 7372) were transported and distributed among the cold wave victims of Nilphamari, Pamchagor, Gaibandha, Bogra, Sirajgonj and Tangail.

Summary of Distribution from Dec,2010 to Jan , 2011:

Nilphamari(180 blankets): 180 blankets were distributed at Domar Pourashava under Nilphamari District last week (24th December)through Nayeem/CE.

Panchangor (400 blankets):  Rayhan/ME distributed 400 pieces of blankets at Atowari Upzila of Panchangor.

Gaibandha-Bogra (Total 850 blankets): Vashkar/EEE distributed 850 blankets in different areas of Gaibandha and Bogra.
400 blankets at Podum-Shohor, Gaibandha on Dec 23 & 24 (done)
150 blankets at Bhaznakhamar, Gaibandha on Dec 25 (done)
180 blankets at Gaibandha Sadar on Dec 25 & 26 (done)
65 blankets at Mohasthan, Bogra on Dec 27 (done)
55 blankets at Chingashpur, Bogra on Dec 27 (done)

Sirajganj (1000 blankets):  Mitu/EEE disributed 800 blankets at Boro Chantara (village) of Shahzadpur (Upazilla) of Sirajganj (Zilla of greater Pabna). 200 blankets was distributed  in the village named " Batiakhara" under " Nutun Vharenga" union in Pabna on January 2, 2011, on behalf of BUET87 foundation by Mitu's younger brother and one of his cousin.

Tangail (150 blankets):  Jyoti/EEE distributed 150 blankets in Tangail.