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Badhan

Badhan is a voluntary blood donors' organization that raises awareness about blood donation and matches blood donors with patients who need blood. A totally non-political organization, Badhan was established in 1997 in Dhaka University. It is run by volunteers and has presence in 17 universities and colleges in Bangladesh including Dhaka University, BUET and Rajshahi University. For more information about Badhan, please read this (Bangla) article in Prothom-Alo.

Considering the emergency, Badhan has undertaken flood relief efforts using its volunteer force. They are distributing basic food packages, oral saline and medicines to the flood victims in various areas, including Rupganj, Manikganj and Sirajganj.


Contact person:Shahidul Islam Ripon

Web site:http://www.badhan.org/flood.html

Target location:Manikganj, Gaibandha

Total donation sent:

Aug 5, 2004 $2,000

Aug 16, 2004 $4,000

Aug 25, 2004 $4,000

Oct 1, 2004 $6,000

Oct 18, 2004 $6,000

Total $22,000

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BUET '88 Club

BUET '88 club is organizing flood relief activities in five villages in Chandpur. Your donation will provide flood victims with seeds for crops, as well as, cows and calves for rearing. This will enable the victims to generate income and restore their lives.


Contact person:

Mohd A Moqaddem
President, BUET '88 Club

Target location: Chandpur

Total donation sent:

Aug 24, 2004 $4,000

Total $4,000

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CEMPAR

CEMPAR is helping flood victims in Dhunot upazila (sub-district), Bogra. Your donation will provide food to flood affected families.

Contact person:

Md. Sharifur Rahman
President, CEMPAR

Target location:

Bogra

Total donation sent:

Aug 10, 2004 $1,000

Oct 1, 2004 $5,000

Total $6,000

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Help

Help, a socio-economic development organization, is supporting flood victims in Rangpur. Your donation will provide food and medicine to flood affected families.

Contact person:

Sufi Hyder Zuylfiqar Rahman
Executive Director, Help, Rangpur

Target location:Rangpur

Total donation sent:

Aug 19, 2004 $1,000

Total $1,000

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Hunger Project - Bangladesh

The Hunger Project is a strategic organization and global movement committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. The Hunger Project - Bangladesh has 38,000 volunteers spread all over Bangladesh. Considering the emergency, these volunteers have participated in flood relief efforts.

Your donations allowed Hunger Project - Bangladesh to distribute packets of vegetable seeds to 8,800 flood affected families in 11 districts. Each packet contained several kinds of seeds and instructions on how to best produce the vegetables. The combination of seeds was carefully chosen based on the vegetable season and time & effort required for production. Each packet is meant to support the family's need for vegetables and generate some income for the family. Hunger Project volunteers are monitoring the progress of the project and helping families achieve the best outcome.

Contact person:

Nasima Akter Joly

Target location:11 districts

Total donation sent:

Sep 15, 2004 $5,000

Nov 1, 2004 $2,150

Total $7,150

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Mahila Parishad, Rajshahi University Branch

Rajshahi University students are volunteering for this organization to help flood victims in the Sirajgonj district. Your donation will provide basic life support to approximately 2000 families in Kazipur, Tarash and Raigonj upazilas (sub-districts).

Contact person:

Ms. Mahbuba Kaniz Keya
General Secretary, B. Mahila Parishad, RU Branch

Target location:Kazipur, Tarash and Raiganj in Sirajganj

Total donation sent:

Aug 11, 2004 $4,000

Oct 1, 2004 $7,000

Total $11,000

 

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ORCA, Bangladesh

ORCA (Old Rajshahi Cadets Association) is a non-profit, voluntary organization formed by ex-cadets of Rajshahi Cadet College. ORCA participates in various charitable activities, including blood donation programs and helping natural disaster victims.

ORCA has rebuilt houses in Kurigram, a district that was severely affected by the floods. Your donation has helped restore lives for the flood victims.

Contact person:Md. Ashiqul Hossain

Target location:Kurigram

Total donation sent:

Oct 1, 2004 $4,600

Total $4,600

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Parchanga Health Clinic

The Parchanga Health Clinic is a free health clinic in Parchanga, Comilla. Doctors from Dhaka visit the clinic every week and provide service to the patients for free. The number of patients increased significantly after the floods. Your donation has provided health care services and medicine for the flood victims.

Contact person:Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed

Target location:Parchanga, Comilla

Total donation sent:

Aug 24, 2004 $2,000

Total $2,000


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Sandipan

Sandipan will provide powder milk to children in two flood affected areas in Dhaka. Milk will be provided to approximately 300 children for 3 months. Each child will receive 2 kgs (~4.5 lbs) of powder milk per month. In addition, Sandipan will distribute oral saline packets and water purifying tablets to the flood victims.

Contact person:

A. Hasib Chowdhury
Assistant Professor, BUET

Target location: Mandail & Goran, Dhaka

Total donation sent:

Aug 10, 2004 $3,000

Oct 1, 2004 $4,100

Oct 19, 2004 $7,500

Total $14,600

 

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SATU

SATU (Social Advancement Through Unity) helped people in Tangail, where 10 of the 11 upazilas (sub-districts) were affected by the floods. Your donation provided oral saline, emergency medicine and some vegetable seeds to the flood victims.

Contact person:

Ms. Hosneara Ahmed

Target location:Tangail

Total donation sent:

Jul 29, 2004 $1,000

Total $1,000

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Shahjalal University (SUST) Flood Relief Committee

This committee is helping people in Sylhet, one of the worst hit areas. This is a totally voluntary effort and the overhead cost is zero!

Your donation will provide the flood victims with:

  • Basic food: SUST is distributing the following food package (approximate prices listed Bangladesh Taka (Tk)):
        5 kg rice: 75 Tk
        1.5 kg lentils: 66 Tk
        2 kg chira: 44 Tk
        0.5 kg gur: 15 Tk
        3 orsalines: 9 Tk
        3 candles: 6 Tk
        1 match: 1 Tk
        1 bag: 8 Tk
        Total: 224 Tk (= $4 approximately)
  • Oral saline: SUST is running a project to produce oral saline. The cost per packet is less than 1 taka, which is one-third of the commercial product.
  • Water purification: The faculty members at the SUST Chemistry department have done extensive research to identify the simplest procedure of water purification. SUST is distributing the necessary chemicals along with directions in small packages to flood victims.
  • Clothing
  • Replacing books for students (post flood)

Contact person:

Dr. M. Zafar Iqbal
Professor and Head, Dept of CSE, SUST

Web site: http://www.sust.edu/floodaid

Target location: Sylhet

Total donation sent:

Jul 26, 2004 $2,000

Jul 29, 2004 $3,000

Sep 13, 2004 $10,000

Total $15,000

Documents:

  • Report: Sep 6, 2004
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