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Various activities delight Qatar Charity's orphans around the world

The activities and events organized by Qatar Charity for its sponsored orphans in several countries, on International Children's Day, brought joy and happiness to their hearts, which came in line with the 'Make a Hero' campaign for orphans—and coincided with the Qatar World Cup 2022. This is within the framework of activating and mobilizing advocacy and support for children's rights. The participating children thanked Qatar Charity for the sports and entertainment activities held for them through their field offices. They expressed their hope that they would be heroes in their communities in the future. These events, which lasted for a week, aim to focus on children’s rights and the duties of states and societies to protect and care for them, encourage children to practice sports as a way of life, enhance their importance and highlight their relationship to mental health and well-being, and promote the psychological and social health of the sponsored. The sponsored children, including those with disabilities, participated in several countries: Bosnia, Djibouti, Yemen, Somalia, Albania, Tunisia, and Kosovo, in addition to Turkey. The events included many sports, entertainment, and awareness activities, such as football, cricket, and badminton, in addition to presenting educational plays for children to introduce them to their rights, face painting, and palm engravings for girls, in addition to distributing gifts to the participants. Bosnia In the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, in coordination and cooperation with the Embassy of the State of Qatar, an educational and entertaining activity was held in a kindergarten, in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Sultan Ali Al-Khater, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Bosnia. His Excellency the Ambassador praised Qatar Charity's effective and continuous role in implementing projects and programs that are in the interest of Bosnian society in general. 'Such activities of a social nature serve as a bridge of communication with the various segments of Bosnian society, and we encourage them to be carried out from time to time with other groups,' he said.

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Qatar Charity implements fresh WASH project for Afghan refugees in Pakistan
Qatar Charity (QC), in partnership with UNICEF, has embarked on the implementation of a new water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project for the Afghan refugees and the host community in Pakistan. The project, which is being implemented in the six districts of Baochistan, is expected to benefit 75,000 in 38 targeted refugee villages and the host communities. The project aims to enable the refugees and host communities to have access to safe drinking water and appropriate sanitation services, in addition to encouraging safe hygiene practices to keep their environments clean. Health education campaigns focus on teaching refugees and families how to wash hands, spreading the necessary awareness among them, celebrating international days of water and toilets, and training on how to use safe water, in cooperation with local authorities. After the project completion, the target population are expected to have access to safe drinking water and appropriate sanitation services with improved hygiene behavior. The beneficiary of the project expressed that the project has a positive impact on their lives. “Majority of our children used to walk barefooted and didn’t care of hygiene, but after Qatar Charity’s Hygiene Promotion sessions, children take care of their personal hygiene and wear shoes,” said Mr. Abdullah Jan, a beneficiary. “I used to not wash my hands, but after Qatar Charity’s team visited and informed me about the importance of hand washing, I began to wash my hands with soap regularly,” said Ms. Bano Bibi, another beneficiary. The initiative was greatly welcomed locally. Mr. Syed Sajid Hussain, District Education Officer, Loralai district, said, “Due to Qatar Charity interventions in schools, the students know the importance of using latrines and hand washing with soap, especially I am impressed with the children awareness regarding 7 steps of hand washing”. It is worth mentioning that at the beginning of this year, Qatar Charity, in partnership with UNICEF, implemented a WASH project in the Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province. This project enabled the target groups to enjoy their rights to a better health by improving sanitation and hygiene services, and contributed to protecting them from water-borne diseases. Qatar Charity, in partnership with UNICEF, implemented a project in Pakistan under the name ‘improved health, nutrition and well-being of poor and vulnerable people’ in the Jhang district of Punjab, as well as, in the Quetta and Naseerabad districts of Balochistan. The project benefited nearly one million people in three districts of Pakistan.
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Qatar Charity delivers wheelchairs to the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy
Based on its social responsibility; Qatar Charity has handed over 63 wheelchairs to the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy to facilitate the movement of elderly and disabled FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ fans, and to facilitate their access to the match areas. Mr. Khaled Abdul Rahman Al-Nama, Executive Director of the Community Communication and Commercial Affairs Department of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy) SC) said: “We are pleased with this partnership, which will facilitate the mobility process for some groups of the public, such as the elderly and people with disabilities. This community integration between the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and Qatar Charity confirms the synergy The efforts of all sectors in the country for the success of the Qatar World Cup 2022. Al-Nama praised Qatar Charity’s efforts in the field of community service, saying: “It is not strange for Qatar Charity to undertake such initiatives, as it is one of the most prominent truly active institutions in society, especially on the humanitarian level, and this initiative is a true reflection of the social and humanitarian role. At the end of his statement, Al-Nama described Qatar Charity's initiative as valuable, especially as it contributes significantly to improving operational processes in the vicinity of the World Cup stadiums and encouraging the participating teams. and in a connected way; Eng. Ahmed Al-Binali, Director of the Transportation Operations Department of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, thanked Qatar Charity, and said: “Wheelchairs are very important for fans with disabilities, the elderly, and pregnant women to facilitate their access to the stadiums, and Qatar Charity has returned us to providing the best community services and excellence in humanitarian work.” Through the implementation of various projects inside and outside Qatar. Al-Hajri confirmed Qatar Charity's keenness to make the World Cup a success in cooperation with state institutions and relevant authorities, and noted the previous cooperation between the two parties, pointing out that the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy provided volunteers to Qatar Charity last Ramadan to contribute to the implementation of Ramadan projects, especially the Iftar project. He expressed his hope that this cooperation will continue and grow further in the coming periods. At the end of his statement, he expressed Qatar Charity's readiness in the future to provide the committee with the wheelchairs it needs, according to its request.
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Qatar Charity distributes relief aid to flood-affected people in Yemen
Qatar Charity (QC) provided relief aid to those affected by the floods and rain in Yemen’s Dhamar Governorate to meet their urgent needs and alleviate their suffering. The aid included food packages, which benefited 815 families of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and those affected by the heavy rains in the Jahran and Dawran districts and the Dhamar city. Two shelter projects are expected to be implemented for the affected during the coming period. The beneficiaries expressed their happiness with this assistance, thanking the benefactors of Qatar and Qatar Charity for providing the humanitarian aid they desperately need. Muhammad Ali, one of the affected, said that the roof of his house collapsed because of the rain, he lost all his furniture, and his house became uninhabitable, adding that one of his relatives sheltered him in a room where he lives with his children. He thanked the benefactors and Qatar Charity for providing the aid. Fathia Sinan Saleh said that her house was cracked due to the heavy rains, and she could not repair it, indicating that she has eight children, and her husband is unemployed. She expressed her happiness with the food aid from Qatar Charity. Is worth mentioning that the rains and flood that hit the Dhamar Governorate, caused huge human and material damage. 626 houses were damaged, either completely collapsed or partially damaged, and the number of affected people reached nearly 4,000 in villages and IDPs camps. The rains sank the tents and water entered the IDPs camps, which caused the loss of everything they had. Qatar Charity provides relief assistance for the Yemeni IDPs and the host community in the areas of food security, shelter, water, and health. Qatar Charity has earlier provided emergency health assistance to healthcare facilities in Ibb governorate of Yemen, where support was extended to two health centres of Al Mashannah district, in addition to training 24 health workers. The assistance was part of the emergency project funded by the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Besides, Qatar Charity and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, signed an agreement worth more than 1.8 million Qatari Riyals to support internally displaced people in Marib, Yemen. According to this contribution, UNHCR will provide urgent assistance to more than 2,000 internally displaced families (approximately 12,252 individuals).
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