Himalaya Airlines, an international air carrier, joined hands with Airlines Operating Committee – Nepal (AOC-N) to fortify its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative of contributing to the betterment of the society. The consortium of Airlines came in together with AOC-N, for their annual welfare activity on September 05, 2019. Under AOC-N’s banner, this year’s welfare activity was carried out to support Matatirtha Bridhashram Samiti located at Matatirtha, Kathmandu.
Acknowledging the need for the extra care, for the health and hygiene of the elderly ladies, Himalaya Airlines’ contribution of the supplies of cleaning materials included: soaps, detergents, toiletries, towels, brooms and the hair trimmers on the special request for the occupants of the old age home.
Matatirtha Bridhashram Samiti located about 15km west of Kathmandu was established in 1997 and provides shelter to the female citizens of Nepal over 60 years of age who are needy / without shelter / without guardians and in need of care and attention. Apart from the food, shelter, and clothing, they provide health services along with the religious and entertainment programs for the residents. A total of 25 elderly women and 5 helpers reside in thisOld Age Home.
While handing over the goods to the Samiti Manager – Ram Thapa, Ujjwala Dali – Head of Department of Brand & Service Improvement expressed, “Himalaya Airlines appreciates AOC-N’s sincere efforts for this great initiation and is thankful for including us to contribute our share to this Samiti. We are honored to be a part of this solicitous activity as H9 is always keen to join hands for the welfare of society.” Adding further Mrs. Dali remarked, “Sheltering these mothers and nurturing them at the times they need most, is a very noble task shouldered by Matatirtha Bridhashram Samiti. Himalaya Airlines is determined to further extend the helping hands to the Samiti on a more frequent basis and requests all the other organizations as well as the individuals to join in together to support these mothers. To bring smiles on the faces of these elderly ladies is the earnest act any person can do!”