Shakib Al Hasan foundation looking after 2000 poor families in Bangladesh amid Coronavirus pandemic
Earlier, Bangladesh cricket team players arranged BDT 30 lakhs to help the Coronavirus affected people in the country.
Published - Mar 29, 2020 4:14 pm | Updated - Mar 29, 2020 4:14 pm
Coronavirus has literally stunned the world. The virus has spread in most of the countries and Bangladesh is no exception to it either. A total of 48 positive cases have been identified in the country so far while five of them have lost their lives. The cricketers who are deemed heroes of the nation have come forward to help the people in these times and Shakib Al Hasan is one of those.
One of the best cricketers Bangladesh has ever produced, Shakib opened the foundation by his name with the mission ‘Save Bangladesh. In a Facebook post, the 33-year-old informed his fans and followers that the main purpose of the mission is to help the poor families which are suffering due to the Coronavirus.
The foundation has so far reached 200 families and is willing to help more lower-middle-class families during these tough times. They have also taken the initiative to collect the fund from people and agencies across the world which will be used for the betterment of the under-privileged families.
Whole country is suffering from Coronavirus, says Shakib Al Hasan
“The main purpose of Mission save Bangladesh is that due to coronavirus pandemic they would give food to lower class people who can not work at the moments. Till now this project has helped 2000 families and we want to increase this number as well.
“The whole country is suffering from coronavirus. Due to coronavirus, a lot of lower class people don’t know when they will again start earning. Shakib Al Hasan foundation wants to help these people and has taken initiative to collect fund from different people and agency worldwide. This fund will be used for this under privileged families, Shakib Al Hasan wrote in his Facebook post.
As far as the other cricketers are concerned, the likes of Mashrafe Mortaza, Rubel Hossain, Liton Das and Mosaddek Hossain have personally offered help in the best possible ways. Moreover, the Bangladesh cricket team players have also given up their half month’s salary and arranged a massive amount of BDT 30 lakh towards their fight against Coronavirus in the country.