The foundation provided dry foods such as 10 kg rice, 2 litter oil, 2 kg onion, 1 kg pulse, 5 kg potato, spice powders, salt, and most importantly mask and hand sanitizer
Mission Humanity, a non-profit organization, has been distributing relief materials among Dalits during the coronavirus pandemic in Dhaka.
Mission Humanity and Ontario Bengali Cultural Society (OBCS) joined together and started a program titled “Sharing Hope”, according to a statement released on Friday.
Under the program, Mission Humanity and Shahid Kamaruzzaman and Zahanara Foundation were distributing relief to help the Dalits of Dhaka city who are living a miserable life during this Covid-19 pandemic.
Mission Humanity’s Executive Director Kaniz Sultana said: “We focused on Dhaka and tried to divide the area into different sectors such as Wari, Mohammadpur, Agargaon, Badda, Dhanmondi, and Niketon to distribute dry foods to the daily hawkers, rickshaw pullers, and Dalits”.
On May 15, the organization helped 330 families in Wari by handing out relief. Most of the people in Wari were Dalits especially the cobblers.
On April 9 2020, the organization provided 300 packets of relief to 300 families at Dhanmondi Road 28. Most of the people from Dhanmondi area were rickshaw pullers and street people.
On 26 March 2020, Mission Humanity and Shahid Kamaruzzaman and Zahanara Foundation distributed relief to almost 100 families at Niketon.
The foundation provided dry foods such as 10 kg rice, 2 litter oil, 2 kg onion, 1 kg pulse, 5 kg potato, spice powders, salt, and most importantly mask and hand sanitizer.
Members of the organization also tried to raise awareness about coronavirus and asked them to maintain the rules in this pandemic.
Mission Humanity works to grow awareness and to fight against poverty through the light of education.
The purpose of the organization is to serve the nation in building a prosperous, peaceful, diversified and tolerant society where persons from any background enjoy equal right, dignity and freedom.