Through the donation, bKash has joined BGMEA’s initiative of ensuring health safety and overall health development for garment workers
bKash has donated Tk 10 lakh to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) health fund, formed to support garment workers’ health safety.
Chief Commercial Officer of bKash Ali Ahmmed handed over the cheque to BGMEA President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA Gulshan office in the city on Sunday.
Shahidullah Azim, BGMEA Vice-president, ATM Mahbub Alam, EVP, Payroll Business of bKash and senior officials of both the organizations were also present.
Through the donation, bKash has joined BGMEA’s initiative of ensuring health safety and overall health development for garment workers.
Since 2015, bKash has been playing role in salary disbursement of the garment workers through Payroll Business Solution.
During the pandemic, it also played key role in opening accounts of the workers and disbursing salaries by government stimulus.
Currently, around 750,000 garment workers are receiving salary through bKash. Upon receiving salary, they can send money to their relatives at home, recharge mobile balance, make payment, pay utility bills and avail other services, according to bKash.