BRAC Driving School has started raising COVID-19 awareness among the people of Dhaka city.
As a part of the awareness campaign, four teams of the driving school is currently distributing leaflets and miking (announcement) for awareness across the capital.
Training cars from its 3 branches (Ashkona, Uttara and Niketon) are being used in the campaign.
The teams visit 50 to 60 areas of Dhaka city like Ashkona, Gulshan, Mohakhali, Gulistan, Press Club, Uttara, Dhanmondi, Mirpur, Mohammadpur, Badda etc each day to aware people.
The teams go in front of the local markets or pharmacies and play the COVID-19 awareness announcements (e.g. stay home, maintain physical distance, how to maintaining hygiene etc) and also distribute leaflets and stickers.
The teams distribute as many as 1000-1200 leaflets each day. Four teams have distributed more than 12,000 leaflets and 4000 stickers till this day in more than 650 areas of the capital.
Famous folk singer Kuddus Boyati and Momtaz gave voice in the awareness songs.