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On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, the Impact Initiative (IMI) has distributed Ramadan Food Packages among the Rohingya refugees who are currently living in Bhashanchar island.

Approximately 34,500 Rohingya people from 62 clusters of Bhasanchar are the beneficiaries of the food program. The donner agency MAA International – Australia has sponsored this Ramadan Food Program.

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In continuation of the previous years, MAA has extended its humanitarian support to the Rohingya refugees, one of the most repressed and helpless nations on this planet. Food Pack includes Chickpeas 2Kg, Kheshari Lentils 2Kg, Flattened Rice 2Kg, Flour 2Kg, Sugar 1Kg, Noodles (10 Pcs pack), Vermicelli (2 Packets), Lemon Juice Powder 200g, and Dates 500gram for 29000 people and fresh cow meat for 34500 people.

Cow distribution in Bhasanchar Rohingya community

Apart from the Food Package, the Impact Initiative started Ifter meal distribution for all families staying in Bhasanchar and it will continue till Ramadan. The organization also plans to distribute 1000 Clothes among elderly men while last year they provided clothes to the Rohingya women living in the Bhasanchar island.

On the second day of Ramadan, Impact Initiative (IMI), with a view to providing nutritious food, IMI brought 62 large cows from the mainland to Bhashanchar Island and slaughtered them for fresh meat.

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Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner and Additional Secretary of Bangladesh Government, Mahfuzar Rahman had directly supervised the relief distribution program with the cooperation of NGO representatives.

The CEO of the organization said that such types of support will be continued for the vulnerable Rohingya communities in the future as well.

Abdul Hameed, the focal person of Rohingya refugee cluster number 85 expressed his reaction saying that only MAA offered us large-size cows and Ramadan food packages every year. We are very happy and satisfied with this aid.

Our children don’t get adequate nutrition around the year, while MAA extended their support during the holy Qurbani as well as this Ramadan. These aids helped us enormously.

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