Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has signed a MoU with BRAC to provide CSR fund under Bangladesh Bank’s special CSR activity for the Covid-19 affected people in Rajshahi and Khulna at its head office in the city recently.
EBL’s financial contribution will be spent through BRAC’s ‘Community Fort’ project, which is working in 35 districts reaching 77 million people with masks, healthcare support and vaccination assistance, said a press release.
EBL has so far contributed Tk one crore 60 lakh as financial aid to fight against coronavirus pandemic through BURO Bangladesh, SAJIDA Foundation, TMSS working in the districts of Chandpur, Gazipur, Bogura, Sirajganj, Dinajpur, Naogaon, Chapainawabganj, Jamalpur, Mymensingh and DC offices of Chattogram, Faridpur and Magura.
The fund will be used for food assistance and cash support to daily wage earners and the extreme poor across the country.
EBL also donated to a 250 bed general hospital run and managed by SAJIDA Foundation at Jashore.