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Citi Foundation donates Tk 85 lakh to support Covid-19

Business Desk

29 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Citi Foundation contributed Taka 85 lakh to support Covid-19 related relief activities in Bangladesh.

The funding will be directed to SAJIDA Foundation, a leading non-government which specialises in healthcare and financial services in Bangladesh. The donation will support the distribution of food and hygiene packages to vulnerable households and boost remote healthcare services, said a press release.

 The project expects to reach out to over 7000 marginalized families whilst assisting behavior change at community level through a mass media awareness campaign targeting cross section of society. 

N. Rajashekaran, Citi Country Officer Bangladesh said, “This pledge from Citi Foundation, exemplifies Citi’s commitment to Bangladesh and its community at large.”

Zahida Fizza Kabir, CEO, SAJIDA Foundation said, “SAJIDA lauds the Citi Foundation for making a difference in these testing times. The support will bring immediate relief to vulnerable communities.”