LEEDO helped with an array of support initiatives:
• Cash Support
• Health & Hygiene Support
• Medical Support
• Clothes & Blanket Distribution
• Food Distribution
• Pure Drinking Water
Cash Support: We have distributed cash to some of the most vulnerable street families in Dhaka so they were able buy food and feed their kids. We supported 35 families and each family received BDT1000/-.
Health & Hygiene Support: We have distributed almost 1000 face masks, soap, and hand sanitizer to the vulnerable children. We also have provided awareness sessions and advised children how to protect themselves from the coronavirus. Spreading the information was crucial as a lot of the children did not even know about the pandemic and we not aware which safety measures should be taken.
Medical Support: We have provided medical support for about 250 vulnerable children.
Cloths & Blanket Distribution: We have provided clothes to 600 children and blankets to 150 children during the winter season.
Packed Food Distribution: Our children of Peace Home along with our social workers distributed dry foods among 150 street families in 4 different affected places in Dhaka city. Each person received rice (10 kg), lentils (1 kg), oil (1 liter), potatoes (5 kg), onions (1 kg), salt (1 kg), semai (1 packet) and sugar (1 kg).
Cooked Food Distribution: We have distributed cooked food among 1500 vulnerable street children and women. The items were plain rice, vegetable, chicken and salad.
Pure Drinking Water: We have provided pure drinking water among 1500 vulnerable street children and women.