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News & Stories | Stories | 17 May, 2024

Shakti and Springdale Beat the Heat

As Dhaka grapples with intense heatwaves, Shakti Foundation and Springdale International School - SDIS collaborated to conduct a relief campaign for vulnerable individuals. On May 16, 2024, clean drinking water, OR saline, and umbrellas were distributed to over 135 rickshaw pullers, day laborers, pedestrians and others who are directly affected by the heat wave. Additionally, 25 SDIS students from Classes 6–10 planted more than 50 medicinal and ornamental plants at the Jallad Khana Playground and Community Space in Mirpur, Dhaka.
They also visited the Jallad Khana Memorial Site and paid tribute to the martyrs of the Independence War. Mr. Kazi Zahirul Islam Manik, Councilor for Ward No. 3 (Mirpur), attended the event as the chief guest. Mr. Md. Molla Ronok, the founder and director of Springdale International School (SDIS), students and teachers, as well as representatives of Shakti Foundation, were present on the occasion.