Unilever helps to rehabilitate the Sidr victims
Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) has taken up a project to rebuild the SIDR affected village of Char Nazir under the Galachipa Thana. As part of this project, housing will be built for approximately 75 families. Additionally a cow or goat will also be provided to them for income generation.
The total cost of this project is estimated to be Tk 80 Lakh. Other initiatives under this project include the installation of deep tube wells and the rebuilding of retail outlets in the village. UBL will work in close collaboration with the Bangladesh Army to make this project happen. The managers of UBL have also donated an additional Tk 3.5 Lakh from their salary – the proceeds of which will go towards funding this initiative.
In another initiative, Unilever Managers distributed about Tk 1.5 Lack worth of relief to SIDR victims. The distribution was done in Patharghata in Barguna District. Relief material included lanterns, common utensils like bowls, gas lighters and biscuits and clothing such as shawls and sweaters. A further Tk 24 Lakh has also been distributed among the distributors’ staffs who were affected by the cyclone and another Tk 25 Lakh has been donated to the British Business Group (BBG) for rebuilding a school in Majher Char.
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