5:18 pm - Sunday June 14, 4871

ROBI, VBD distribute clothes to underprivileged children

Leading mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Limited distributed Clothes as Eid gifts among underprivileged children in the capital as part of its Ramadan Campaign. The distribution is being conducted in cooperation with Volunteers for Bangladesh, a youth wing of JAAGO Foundation.

IQBA8465Befitting with the theme of the campaign “In this Eid, who will you make smile?”, the clothes distribution program is set to bring smiles to thousands of under privileged children across the country. The campaign which began on 1st July, enabled Robi subscribers who recharged BDT 28 or BDT 58 to be a part of this noble endeavor.

Commencing the distribution program Chief Corporate & People Officer of Robi Axiata Matiul Islam Nowshad said, “Robi will distribute at least 25000 pieces of clothes among the under privileged children in all 64 districts. The distribution will be conducted regardless of the contribution from the subscribers”. Korvi Rakshand, President of Volunteer for Bangladesh said ‘Volunteer for Bangladesh Team is very happy to partner with Robi Axiata Limited in this noble cause. We hope, these dresses will make a huge difference and bring a big smile in the lives of the underprivileged children this Eid.’

It may be mentioned that by taking part in this campaign, the Robi subscribers also enjoyed additional usage bonuses and free offers amounting to 800%++ of their total recharge.

To inform its customers and keep them updated with every single detail of this campaign, Robi launched a micro site – www.makebangladeshsmile.com. This site is being updated on a regular basis with all new information regarding this campaign. Anyone who is interested can visit this page to be updated about the campaign.


 Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc, of Japan. Robi is the second largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue market share with nearly 25 million subscribers, as of December 2013. Robi boasts the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting over 500 operators across 207 countries. It is also the first operator in the country to introduce services in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, GPRS and 3G services. The Company has introduced many first of its kind digital services in the country and has invested heavily in taking mobile financial services to the underserved communities in the rural and semi-urban areas.