Hyderabad: Freemasons of Telangana conducted the sixth round of Gift-A-Livelihood, an initiative to aid petty traders with tools and equipments to restart their livelihood which they lost due to Covid, in the city.
The programme, which was started in August 2020, had helped about 180 people restart their businesses. Speaking on the occasion, Rajeev Khandelwal, the National Head of Freemasonry, said that although the Covid cases have decreased, the members of the society will continue to help those in need.
“Since the start of the pandemic last year, the Masonic Fraternity has worked on several projects. We have been actively involved in the construction of polyclinics, schools, medical care centres and electrification of remote rural India. We also constructed a shed for the cyclone victims in Andhra Pradesh. In fact, members of Freemasonry in south India have done charities worth Rs 3 crore during the Covid times,” he said.
He also participated in the portrait unveiling of VG Madhusudan, the Regional Grand Master, Regional Grand Lodge of South India.
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