Open-air dining for the poor

  • Poor and low-income people line the footpath in Dhaka’s Tejgaon after getting meals from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’. Some 150 people are fed by the organisation each day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Poor and low-income people line the footpath in Dhaka’s Tejgaon after getting meals from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’. Some 150 people are fed by the organisation each day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Poor and low-income people line the footpath in Dhaka’s Tejgaon after getting meals from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’. Some 150 people are fed by the organisation each day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Poor and low-income people line the footpath in Dhaka’s Tejgaon after getting meals from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’. Some 150 people are fed by the organisation each day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Volunteers hand out food to those who come to the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Volunteers hand out food to those who come to the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Volunteers hand out food to those who come to the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Volunteers hand out food to those who come to the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Volunteers hand out food to those who come to the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Volunteers hand out food to those who come to the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man receives food from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man receives food from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man eats a meal he received from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man eats a meal he received from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ cooks food in the Basabo area before distributing it to poor and low-income people in three Dhaka locations by pickup van. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ cooks food in the Basabo area before distributing it to poor and low-income people in three Dhaka locations by pickup van. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A volunteer at the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ distributes food to people standing in line. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A volunteer at the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ distributes food to people standing in line. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A volunteer at the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ gives food to a child. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A volunteer at the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ gives food to a child. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ distributes rice, vegetables and an egg five days a week. It hands out polao and chicken and khichuri and eggs on the remaining two days. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ distributes rice, vegetables and an egg five days a week. It hands out polao and chicken and khichuri and eggs on the remaining two days. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man eats a meal he received from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man eats a meal he received from the ‘Bhalo Kajer Hotel’ in Dhaka’s Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove