Mehmankhana food in lockdown

  • Most of the 3,000 people who eat meals for the poor at Mehmankhana in Dhaka’s Lalmatia during the coronavirus lockdown are rickshawpullers, security guards and homeless. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Most of the 3,000 people who eat meals for the poor at Mehmankhana in Dhaka’s Lalmatia during the coronavirus lockdown are rickshawpullers, security guards and homeless. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Most of the 3,000 people who eat meals for the poor at Mehmankhana in Dhaka’s Lalmatia during the coronavirus lockdown are rickshawpullers, security guards and homeless. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Most of the 3,000 people who eat meals for the poor at Mehmankhana in Dhaka’s Lalmatia during the coronavirus lockdown are rickshawpullers, security guards and homeless. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Volunteers of Mehmankhana distribute food among the poor in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Volunteers of Mehmankhana distribute food among the poor in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mehmankhana food platters await distribution among the poor in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mehmankhana food platters await distribution among the poor in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homeless children also eat meals at Mehmankhana in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless children also eat meals at Mehmankhana in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Khadiza Begum, a resident of Shankar, feeds her son who has disabilities, after taking food from Mehmankhana, an organisation of young volunteers in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Khadiza Begum, a resident of Shankar, feeds her son who has disabilities, after taking food from Mehmankhana, an organisation of young volunteers in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Moriyom and Tuni, who gave single names, regularly eat meals from Mehmankhana, an organisation of young volunteers, in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. The duo sell balloons in
Rayerbazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Moriyom and Tuni, who gave single names, regularly eat meals from Mehmankhana, an organisation of young volunteers, in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. The duo sell balloons in Rayerbazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rickshawpuller eats his meal from Mehmankhana, an organisation of young volunteers, in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rickshawpuller eats his meal from Mehmankhana, an organisation of young volunteers, in Dhaka’s Lalmatia. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove