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BracU Fundraisers uniting hearts and changing lives

During the holy month of Ramadan, the spirit of giving and community support is greatly emphasized, and Brac University students have been actively engaging in charitable endeavors to assist the underprivileged. Several clubs and students within the university have collaborated to carry out various charity works aimed at assisting those in need during this sacred time. These initiatives range from fundraising efforts to collect donations for iftar meals and essential supplies, to organizing meals and special packages to help the supporting staff members in the university too. Their collective efforts reflect the commitment of Brac University students towards making a positive impact on society and embodying the values of compassion and generosity espoused during Ramadan. Below are the mentions of various fundraising events that occurred throughout the last month and others that went on to a successful execution. 

One of the most heartfelt campaigns taking place in Brac University is called “Ramadan For Everyone”. Being carried out by BracU students and alumni  they have raised over 200,000 BDT to support university support staffs, orphanages, and the underprivileged during Ramadan. Their efforts have provided iftar packages to 180 individuals and supported an orphanage with meals. this consists of an eid package including regular necessities such as noodles, polao, lentil etc. With the beautiful campus of BracU being finally open to all, the day to day life in our campus seems to be functioning smoothly and it’s all because of the very hardworking staff members present. The Ramadan For Everyone campaign claims to carry out their mission in expressing gratitude and returning joy to the committed staff members by making their Eid better. In order to carry their mission out, they are accepting orders until the 2nd of April. The following are some pictures of their iftar meals in different Madrasas across the city .


Ramadan for Everyone

Photo Credit: Ramadan For Everyone

Project Hashimukh was a fundraiser organized by the BRAC University Response Team (BURT) to provide iftar meals to underprivileged children during the month of Ramadan. The initiative commenced with money collection on March 19th, 20th, and 21st at BRACU Cafeteria Level 06, where generous donations poured in from the university community. The distribution of iftar meals occurred across three orphanages: Al-Nahian Orphanage, Tauhidul Ulum Orphanage, and Badda Orphanage, as well as at strategic locations including in front of the Old Campus of BRACU, Airport Railway Station, and Nila Bazar. Project Hashimukh exemplified community spirit and compassion, bringing joy and sustenance to those in need during the holy month of Ramadan. 

Photo Credit: BRAC University Response Team (BURT)

When it comes to organizing campaigns for helping the underprivileged, Brac University Community Service Club or BUCSC always succeeds in bringing smiles to the underprivileged and pride to Brac university. Recently, they carried out their fundraising event, named- “Donation for a smile” which was a continuation of their previous campaign, “Sharing Happiness”. With their hard work, they managed to donate to 50+ underprivileged families while also providing 100+ iftar meals in an orphanage at Mirpur 11. They have also managed to gather around 1,45,200 BDT as zakat which resulted in priceless smiles among the kids of the orphanage. 

Photo Credit : BRAC University Community Service Club (BUCSC)

Furthermore, Brac University Leadership Development Forum (BULDF) has initiated the “Spread Wellness 2024” campaign, aiming to organize an Iftar Mahfil for the underprivileged during Ramadan. They invite everyone to join their journey of making a difference by contributing to this special cause. Donations are accepted until April 3rd, and for more details and to donate via bKash, visit the following link:

Besides, the IEEE BRACU Student Branch Chapter has also invited everyone to donate in their annual charity event named “Project Sporsho”. They will be providing groceries, household necessities and staple foods to the underprivileged and orphanages in Dhaka. The donations for their noble initiative can be provided until April 3rd, 2024. 

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Brac University presents “Project Shab-e-Qadr,” a fundraising initiative to organize iftar distribution for the disadvantaged during Ramadan. Embracing the significance of the night of Shab-e-qadr, known for its blessings, CSE students seek to extend these blessings to the underprivileged. Donations are accepted until the 23rd night of Ramadan, and for updates on the campaign’s progress and donation details, visit their dedicated website .

BracU clubs and student communities demonstrate boundless generosity, tirelessly working to bring joy and blessings to the underprivileged during Ramadan. Therefore, we all should join this journey of blessings and make the last few nights of Ramadan magical for everyone.
As our Prophet had once told, “ Whoever feeds a person breaking his fast will earn the same reward as him, without anything being lessened from the reward of the fasting person.”

Samar Saif

Samar Saif is a writer at the writing unit of BRACU Express. She is a first year majoring in Economics from Economics and social studies at Brac University. She looks forward to expressing her thoughts through writing and contributing alot to BRACU Express. You can reach her at

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