Qurbani Meat Distribution to Flood-Affected Sylhet-2022
sponsored by PALMAL GROUP OF INDUSTRIES LTD.
MASTUL constantly attempts to create a better future for underprivileged and vulnerable groups. MASTUL Foundation has been by the manner of the side of flood victims since the beginning of the flood at Sylhet. MASTUL constantly tries to create a better future for underprivileged children and has additionally taken initiative in flood rehabilitation to bring back the flood-affected humans.
Flash floods caused by prolonged heavy rains in the Sylhet region evacuated thousands of families and affected millions of people. Many families have lost their homes, belongings, and livelihoods. A week of rain has caused devastating flooding in the northern part of Sylhet Division. May 11, 2022. According to the latest records, 41 adults and children were killed, 1 million homes were completely destroyed and 5 million were severely affected by the floods. This year’s Eid-Ul-Adha was an exception in Sylhet. A week of continuous rain had caused catastrophic flooding in the northern region of Sylhet. Many people are doing urgent work but still can’t get started. Many families lost their homes, belongings, and livelihoods. So it was a dream that they would celebrate Eid by performing Qurbani and eating meat.
Retaining these helpless people in thought, MASTUL had taken a remarkable initiative to carry out Qurbani activities within the flood-hit regions on the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha. The Qurbani Meats had distributed among the helpless people in the flood-hit areas. With the help of Palmal Group of Industries Ltd., MASTUL had begun buying cows from far-flung regions of the Sylhet. On the eve of Holy Eid’s Day, July 10, 2022, MASTUL managed to distribute Qurbani’s meat to 10,000-15,000 people. MASTUL’s response team served Qurbani meat that day in 14 different districts. Besides, The MASTUL team with the help of the Bangladesh Army handed out the cooked meat for Eid to those helpless and vulnerable people.
This program could not be possible without the support of our honorable sponsor Palmal Group of Industries Ltd., a well-known industry in the country, who had joined us in this endeavor and funded this noble step, with their help MASTUL Team had successfully done this program. Thanks to Palmal Group of Industries Ltd. for their outstanding contribution to bringing the homeless, and destitute people home will help MASTUL move forward.
• Location of the Program:
The project was run in the most vulnerable areas of the Sylhet region like Jokiganj, Sunamganj, Gowainghat, Jaintapur, kanaighat Upazila, and so on.
• What kind of Relief had been provided by the program:
The MASTUL group provided- 2 types of Qurbani Meat which were cooked meat and raw meat.
• What kind of activities have been performed during the program:
The program was led by Kazi Rayhan Nafiz, Operation Unit Head on behalf of the MASTUL Foundation. The MASTUL team provides 2 types of Qurbani Meat – cooked meat and raw meat. The MASTUL team had started to distribute Qurbani Meat by providing raw meats, but the water level in some flood areas was higher, making it impossible for a few people to cook alone. The MASTUL team also went to those remote areas of Sylhet. They instantly cooked Qurbani Meat on a rescue boat and distributed it to the people affected by the flood.
• Story of Program Beneficiaries:
“শ্যাষ কবে গোসতো খাইসি মনেও নাই বাপ….., তুমরা বাইচ্চা থাইক্কো, আল্লায় তোমগো দেহুক….. “
This blessing is the most precious thing in this world and the most difficult thing to get…….
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