bKash has recently provided food aid worth Tk35 lakh to 5,000 Covid-hit families ahead of Eid.
The relief will be distributed among the needy under the supervision of Sena Kalyan Sangstha.
bKash Chief Executive Officer Kamal Quadir handed over the food aid to Air Commodore M Moyeenuddin, director general (welfare) of Sena Kalyan Sangstha, Wednesday in the capital.
Under the food aid, each family will receive 5kg rice, 1kg pulse, 1kg salt, 1-litre oil, 1kg sugar, half kg of vermicelli (semai), and two bars of soap. This food aid package is expected to help a family of four to survive for 10 days at least.
Last year in May, bKash also provided food aid Tk35 lakh to 5,000 Covid-affected families, read a press release.