website statistics

Online crowd-funding platforms Indiegogo is gathering money to help the survivors of Bangladesh's deadliest eight-storied building collapse.
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

On 24 April 2013, around at 08:50 am (BD Time), an eight-storied commercial building Rana Plaza, situated at Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in which 5 were garments from 2nd floor to 6th floor, collapsed entirely. The incident led more than 550 garments people to death and around 2,500 to injury. Many garments workers have been rescued by cutting off their hands or legs (one or both). At present, life of those survivors of the Savar garments tragedy have come to a stop. So, to help the families of the survivors of the Savar garments tragedy, online crowd-funding Indiegogo has started to gather money.


Rana Plaza

On April 23, the day before the incident, a massive crack appeared in the walls of the second floor. On that day, Mohammed Sohel Rana, the owner of Rana Plaza, called engineer Abdur Razzak Khan to inspect the depth of that crack. Khan told to evacuate the building immediately and marked the building totally unsafe for work. For that day, all the garments owners told their employees to leave the building. But the following day (means on the collapsing day), the owners threatened to “fire” the garments people who would not go on working as usual. Though no workers were interested to go inside that cracked building, but they had to for the sake of their job. Due to extreme pressure, the cracked Rana Plaza collapsed at around 8:30 am.

There were many garments workers at Rana Plaza who were the sole earners of his/her family. Many sole earners died instantly due to collapse. Many people died inside the wreckage because of getting late rescue. Many garments workers survived without any hurt, but unfortunately there were some people too who were brought back outside by cutting off their hands or legs. Now it’s time to face the truth and the truth is all of the victims and their families are very poor. And these families specially those who lost the sole earning person now need financial help to buy food as well as run their family.

Rana Plaza is considered the deadliest building collapse as well as garment-factory accident in the history of Bangladesh. This incident has stirred the whole world. Many organizations from different countries of the world are coming forward to stand beside these people. Online crowd-funding platforms are not far behind. Indiegogo, an online crowd-funding platform is gathering money to help the survivors of the Savar garments tragedy.

Indiegogo has a target of collecting $10,000 by 11:59 p.m. PT of 25 Jun. As of writing, the crowd-funding platform has collected $2,314 from 42 funders. Every penny generated from this campaign will go to a reputable relief organization that is working with the survivors and the families of the victims for their rehabilitation.

Source: Indiegogo

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Zero-Day IE Vulnerability Used To Target Nuclear Weapons Researchers

PayPal May Start Accepting BitCoin Payments Soon
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On May 5, 2013(3 years, 3 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

1 Response

  1. Tsais Says:

    So, who will step up to hang the owners from the next tree, and use their wealth to help these workers?

    Posted on May 6th, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Check out this tutorial to know how to install Apple watchOS 3 beta certificate on your Apple Watch and start enjoying the new version.
If you are trying to jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod on iOS 9.2 - 9.3.3 without using a computer or Apple ID, then check this video tutorial.
Pokemon Go users are complaining about the crashing and server issues. Check out the tutorial to solve error problems and thanks us later.
Turning off Wi-Fi Assist is a great way to save mobile data since it automatically starts using cellular data when Wi-Fi signal is poor .
If you want to secure your SIM card from others using it, then check out this tutorial to know how to set up the SIM Pin code on your iPhone.
CiderTV is a great alternative to control Apple TV from the Notification Center. Check out this tutorial to set up CiderTV on your iPhone.
Are you annoyed by the split screen mode on the iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus? Check out this quick tutorial to turn off split screen feature.
If you could not wait to installed the iOS 10 beta version on you iPhone and now struggling for the errors, then this tutorial is for you.
Siri might not understand the question you asked. But you can use Siri by editing the text that you asked & it will give an updated answer.
Perhaps, you are new Apple user and you might have no idea how to change name of your iPhone. Check out this tutorial to change the name.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook