Dr. Majeed Foundation donates rice to food insecure population in Karnataka, India

October 21, 2020
Alissa Marrapodi

The Dr. Majeed Foundation gave 5,500 10 kgs bags of rice to more than 5,000 people in Magadi, Karnataka, India to help alleviate food insecurity due to COVID-19.

The Dr. Majeed Foundation, the philanthropic organization started and funded by the Sami-Sabinsa group, gave 5,500 10 kgs bags of rice to more than 5,000 people in Magadi, Karnataka, India to help alleviate food insecurity due to COVID-19.  

“The poorest people in India have been hardest hit during this pandemic, so I wanted to help” said founder and chairman, Muhammed Majeed, PhD, in a press release. “While many of the Foundation’s programs are focused upon helping poor children receive an education so they have a brighter future, right now they are just trying to survive. I’m glad to be able to help these families.”

The event was organized in partnership with the Kempegowda Development Committee. 

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