Educo’s humanitarian response has provided 5,414 vulnerable families with 1,000 taka each, including families of children studying in Educo schools living in Dhaka’s slums and Narayangonj districts; and children and families supported by the organization’s anti-child labor project ODHIKAR (Options for Dignity of Human Being by Influencing Key Actors to Reform). In Rajshahi and Chapai Nawabgonj districts, Educo distributed life-saving food packs containing 10 kg rice, 2kg dal (pulses), 1 litre oil, 3 kg potatoes, and 1kg salt to 1,000 plain land Adibashi families, many of whom are vulnerable and marginalized.
To support the underprivileged children living in different brothels of Rajbari and Faridpur, Educo provided 1,270 food and hygiene kit packages (Rice 5 kg, Dal 2kg, oil 1litre, Potato 3 kg, Salt 1 kg, Detergent 01 KG, 01 Soap, 01 mask) and 280 child-food support packages containing 1kg sugar, 500g semolina, 250g milk and biscuits. The organization has implemented the response with the support of its three partners, namely Echo-Social Development Organization (ESDO), Sachetan, and Shapla Mohila Shangstha (SMS).
Educo appreciates the efforts of Bangladesh Government and stands in solidarity to ensure the well-being and protection of the most vulnerable children under these challenging circumstances. In future, Educo will continue its humanitarian programmes for the greater well-being of children and their families. Educo expects for a safe and secured world where every child gets the opportunity to realize their potentials