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Hundreds of youths in the area are associated with this organisation. Half of them are the students of different schools, colleges and universities. There are also young businessmen and office workers. They are providing food to the people daily. Encouraged by such activities of the youth, prominent people of the area have also extended their hand of cooperation.

MA Meherul Islam, a young cloth trader, established this organisation. He is a resident of Kabilpur village and settled in the area after his Masters from Rajshahi College.

He said from his childhood, he had a wish to do something for poor children.

His friend Mehedi Hasan (currently working in the fire service) encouraged him to realise the dream. The organisation started it's journey on 11 October 2008 by giving scholarships to two students.

The organisation is carrying out various activities, including providing short and long terms scholarships to poor students, distribution of lunch with nutritious food, distribution of educational materials, anti-drug campaign and anti-early marriage awareness activities.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Sonatola Sadia Afrin has also contributed to their initiative by providing financial support.

She told to Prothom Alo that distribution of food and iftar among the poor people during the lockdown is a noble humanitarian work.

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