COVID-19: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to the disadvantaged

NEW DELHI: India Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has donated an undisclosed amount to financially assist 4,000 disadvantaged people, including children from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools, in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic .

Tendulkar made the donation to the Hi5 Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Mumbai.

Best wishes to form a Hi5 team for your efforts in supporting the families of daily wage earners, Tendulkar wrote.

The organization, through a tweet, thanked Tendulkar for doing his part for those in need.

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Thanks @sachin_rt for proving once again that #sports builds compassion! Your generous donation to our # COVID19 fund enables us to financially assist 4,000 disadvantaged people, including children from @mybmc schools. Our budding athletes thank you, Little Master!



The legendary hitter had previously contributed Rs 25 lakh each to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund and the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for the country's fight against COVID-19.

Tendulkar had previously pledged to bear the cost of feeding 5,000 people for a month in a couple of areas in Mumbai.

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