Former cricketer Shahid Afridi has offered to work for brands, not for money or personal interest but for exchange of ration and coronavirus funds that can be utilised to succour the disadvantaged in these hard times of the pandemic.
While posting on Twitter, the former cricket star said that he has always been lucky to work with renowned brands. Now, in these times of crisis, he will prefer to work with brands which are affected because of the virus and would not charge any personal fee. However, he is ready to work with brands in exchange of funds for coronavirus.
“I have been lucky to have worked with many brands for ads/promotion. Now working first hand with the ones suffering during COVID-19, I have a proposal to all brands: I will work with brands for free personally – I just want ration and funds in return,” read the tweet.
The former skipper is running a social media campaign titled ‘Donate Karo Na’ to support the underprivileged during coronavirus lockdown. Indian Cricketer Harbajan Singh also agreed to fund for unprivileged people who are badly effected due to lockdown, he was nominated by Shahid Afridi on social media during his “Donate Karo Na” compaign.
The Former Cricketer also runs the Shahid Afridi Foundation and working for relief of the poor families in remote regions of Pakistan. The Shahid Afridi Foundation is on frontline in helping the poor families effected amid the Coronavirus outbreak Lockdown. Shahid Afridi is one of the most charitable cricketer in world. His foundation is working before his retirement from International Cricket in 2017.
The country is undergoing a lockdown after the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 5,716 with nearly 100 deaths across the country.