Zahan Ara Dolon: Shah Foundation’s ongoing winter clothes distribution program ended in Nakaihat, Gaibandha.
The New York based voluntary organization Shah Foundation donated clothes among children in Nakaihat.
The event was held on February 19 in collaboration with the local youth union Gobindaganj branch. The founder and president of Shah Foundation, Shah J Chowdhury said that their ongoing program of distributing winter clothes ended with this Nakaihat event.
The program was successfully completed among the children and disabled students in 6 places of the district within 20 days in collaboration with Mahila Parishad, CPB, Student Union, Farm Workers Association and Youth Union. Bachik artist Debashish Das Debu, politician Nirupam Kumar Sarkar, Gaibandha district branch of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, General Secretary and Journalist Rikta Prasad, Youth Union Gaibandha District Committee President Professor Pratibha Sarkar Bobby distributed winter clothes to the children in Nakaihat village on behalf of Shah Foundation.
President of the district branch of the environment movement and sports organizer Wajiur Rahman Raffel was in charge of overall management and coordination. Leaders of Gobindaganj upazila were present on the occasion. The organizers sincerely thanked Shah Foundation for providing winter clothes to helpless and poor children in Gaibandha.
The guests hoped that the Shah Foundation would continue such programs in the future as well. Shah J Chowdhury said that they’ve distributed winter clothes among 100 orphans at Gaibandha Shishu Sadan Women’s Section on January 28, the very first day of the event. He thanked Bangladesh Mahila Parishad Gaibandha district branch for their cooperation.
Later, on February 1, the second day of distribution of winter clothes event, they’ve donated aid for the mentally handicapped in Gaibandha, on the third day of the event February 7, Shah Foundation supported 160 orphans from the Santal tribe of Gaibandha, And on the fourth day, winter clothes were distributed among the Dalit, Ravidass children in Kalir Bazar, Fulchhari, Gaibandha.❐