Salma-Adil Foundation (SAF) recently handed over clothes, body bag, protective materials, PPE and gun boots for burying the dead to Gausia Committee Bangladesh in Chattogram Metropolitan Branch.
Sadek Hossain Pappu received the protective equipment on behalf of Gausia Committee Bangladesh, Rashed Hamid Simon and Mohammad Shahid were present on behalf of Salma-Adil Foundation, says a SAF press release.
In addition, SAF with Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA), has recently been set up a new booth at the Shah Alam Bir Uttam Auditorium of Chittagong Medical College and Hospital for testing coronavirus samples of doctors and healthcare workers. Apart from this, SAF is also conducting free Covid-19 test for Dhaka residents.
Salma Adil, founding director of the foundation said, "Our foundation has been working for different levels of people in the country since the beginning of coronavirus infection." She added, "In this time of desperate helplessness if we cannot stand by each other with what we can afford, how do we face our own children and future generations as human beings?"
Ever since the coronavirus epidemic first hit Bangladesh, the organization has been working for the general people at different levels. Necessary goods have been delivered to the homes of helpless people; cooked food been served to impoverished people. Financial assistance has been provided for the unemployed and unwaged people through mobile banking. Even, burials of infected victims have been arranged for free by the volunteers of the foundation. Physicians, law-enforcement forces, journalists, and other professionals working in the frontline during this crisis period, have been provided with safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) by the foundation.