MetLife Foundation has granted $1,50,000 to the non-profit organization Sajida Foundation to provide financial support to the frontline healthcare workers battling Covid-19 outbreak in the country.
According to a press release issued on Sunday, Sajida Foundation will provide financial support from the allocation to a certain number of vulnerable families of frontline healthcare workers who have passed away fighting Covid-19.
A portion of the grant will also be used to strengthen the resources and protection measures of Sajida Foundation's Covid-19 isolation center in Narayanganj, the press release read.
Zahida Fizza Kabir, chief executive officer (CEO) of Sajida Foundation said, "We thank MetLife Foundation for their support and hope this fund will help establish a benchmark in supporting healthcare professionals."
MetLife Bangladesh's General Manager Syed Hammadul Karim said, "With the collaboration between MetLife Foundation and Sajida Foundation, we aim to stand beside the family members of the brave frontline health workers."