The Indian Community Relief Fund (ICRF) has distributed bottled water, fruits and biscuits to around 250 workers.

This is the fifth of a series and it was held at the Madinat Khalifa Health Centre project at Askar. ICRF volunteers have also distributed face masks and anti-bacterial soaps, along with flyers that explain the measures that can be followed to stay safe during COVID-19.

The ICRF Face Mask distribution team, under the coordination of Suresh Babu, distributed antibacterial soaps, reusable face masks and flyers to around 150 people in Isa Town area.

The basic purpose of such activity is to teach workers on the importance of drinking water and encourage them on how to be healthy during the summer. ICRF Thirst-Quenchers team intends to continue this weekly event until the end of August in various worksites as they are one of the most affected, toiling under the summer heat.

ICRF Chairman Aruldas Thomas, ICRF Thirst Quenchers Convenor Sudheer Thirunilath, ICRF Volunteers Muralikrishnan, Pavithran Neeleswaram and M K Siraj were present at the event.

The annual initiative by ICRF is part of its efforts to support the Labour and Social Development Ministry’s campaign to keep workers hydrated and safe during the summer. ICRF Thirst-Quenchers team intends to continue this weekly event until the end of August in various worksites as they are one of the most affected, toiling under the summer heat.

About ICRF

ICRF is a non-government, non-profit organization established in 1999, working under the patronage of the Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain for the general welfare of the Indian workers in Bahrain at large. Our mission is to give a helping hand to the economically weaker section of the Indian community in Bahrain.