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Ajmal Foundation relief touches 30,000

Guwahati: Ajmal Foundation, an NGO based in Assam, is close at achieving the target of 30,000 BPL families to be assisted under a plan for providing food material, utensils, clothes and other utility items for tiding over their immediate hardships. On 30 June, the Foundation gave away 1,300 sets of clothes to disabled persons at a function at Mukalmua.

This ‘Operation Relief’, which commenced in early part of June, lasted a month. Fazlul Alam, Project Executive of the operation, said, “More than 1,000 volunteers, workers, and service providers are directly and indirectly involved in this project that covers 15 districts of Assam.”

Majaj Rasul, State Coordinator and Ikramul Hussain, Project Coordinator, Disability Sector at the Ajmal Foundation, were present at the event at Mukalmua along with many leading citizens and social workers of the area. Ikramul Hussain said, “This is the fifth consecutive year in which we have extended material support to the differently abled persons of Mukalmua. We have several other long ranging plans for the disability sector and hopeful that these will also materialise soon.”    

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 July 2016 on page no. 13

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