Division of Student Affairs (DoSA) of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) recently distributed winter clothes in the northern district of Dinajpur.
Blankets, shawls, hats, sweaters and petroleum jelly were given to a total of 1,500 families from the Dinajpur district headquarters on 7-8 January, said a press release.
According to the media release, members of the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award at IUB (DEA IUB) played a key role in facilitating the event.
Murtuza Al-Mueed, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Dinajpur Sadar, inaugurated the programme.
Dhaka Bank Ltd, MTB Foundation (a humanitarian concern of Mutual Trust Bank Ltd) and A Matin Chowdhury, former chair of the IUB Board of Trustees, sponsored the donation. Brac Learning Centre of Dinajpur supported the event as the distribution partner.