Local authorities and beneficiaries praised the ‘Feed the Fasting’ project implemented by Qatar Charity (QC) globally, as part of its ‘Ramadan: Leave Your Mark’ campaign, which is under implementation in 40 countries worldwide.
They expressed their gratitude to the Qatari support, which contributed to alleviating the suffering of those in need by meeting their food needs throughout the holy month of Ramadan. The ‘Feed the Fasting’ project includes food packages, ready-to-eat meals, and Iftar tables.
In Tunisia, Qatar Charity has organized Iftar tables, since the start of the Ramadan, for underprivileged families, orphans, the disabled, and widows, in coordination with local authorities, in the capital Tunis, as well as in the governorates of Ariana, Manouba, Béja, Nabeul, and Kairouan.
In Manouba, the launch of the project was attended by Mr. Mohamed Cheikhrouhou, Governor of Manouba, where more than 900 Iftar meals were distributed. He appreciated the role of Qatar Charity’s office in supporting the efforts of Tunisian government agencies within the framework of social work for the month of Ramadan.
More than 30,000 people are expected to benefit from the ‘Feed the Fasting’ project during Ramadan.
In Somalia, Qatar Charity launched the ‘Feed the Fasting’ project in the presence of HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Somalia Dr. Abdullah bin Salem Al Nuaimi and many officials from Somalia’s Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs.
The project aims to benefit 4,900 families (6 individuals per family), especially families of orphans, people with special needs, poor families, and those sponsored by Qatar Charity in Banadir, Somalia. The project is implemented in the form of food packages containing basic food supplies that are sufficient for Ramadan.
Speaking at the project launch, Mr. Hassan Abdulrahman Ahmed, spokesman for the Ministry of Endowments, praised Qatar Charity's humanitarian role in supporting the needy in Somalia. He said that such projects mean a lot to the needy families suffering from the high cost of the basic items.
In Ghana, Qatar Charity, through its office in the country, has started, since the first day of Ramadan, distributing ready-to-eat Iftar meals to more than 50 villages and residential areas. The beneficiary families appreciated the support from the benefactors of Qatar.
Engineer Hassan Odeh, director of the office, said that 50,000 meals will be distributed to Accra and Northern Regions.
Qatar Charity has allocated iftars for Muslim students at the University of Ghana.