bKash has donated Tk 1 million to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) health fund, formed to support garment workers’ health safety.
Ali Ahmmed, Chief Commercial Officer of bKash handed over the cheque to BGMEA President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA office in the capital on Sunday, said a press release.
Under the donation, bKash has joined BGMEA’s initiative of ensuring health safety and overall health development for garment workers.
Since 2015, bKash has been playing a vital role in salary disbursement of the garment workers through Payroll Business Solution.
During the pandemic, it also played key role in opening accounts of the workers and disbursing salaries by government stimulus.
Besides, bKash regularly organises training for workers on MFS usage and provides special customer care in labor-intensive areas.
Currently, around 750,000 garment workers are receiving salary through bKash.