QC Ramadan Projects to benefit over half a

QC Ramadan Projects to benefit over half a million people in Qatar

5/20/2018 |

Through its Ramadan Campaign “Giving is the Secret to Happiness”, Qatar Charity (QC) is expected to reach out to 630,000 fasting persons in Qatar during the holy month by implementing a number of projects and programmes at a cost of about QR16mn.

During the blessed month of Ramadan, Qatar Charity is implementing various types of projects, which include many Iftar projects for fasting persons, targeting workers and community gatherings in particular, and Iftar meals and Zakat Al Fitr projects for low-income families.

The charily also is organizing a number cultural programs, events and supporting voluntary initiatives, in partnership with others, which include Baraha, Humanitarian Action Event, Youth Initiatives Competition, Al-Siddiqiyoon, You're not alone and Moaayashah (Coexistence).

The most significant Ramadan projects are as follows:

Iftar Tables for Fasting Persons

This year, Qatar Charity is organizing 39 Iftar tables in several areas of the country such as Al Khor, Dhakhira, Simaisma, Kharttiyat, Al Gharafa, Al Rayyan, Al Shahaniya, Al Wakrah, Al Wukair, Muaither South and North, Al Sailiya, Bin Omran, Bin Mahmoud, Umm Salal Mohammed, Al Kabaan, Al Aziziyah,Izghawa, Old Al Ghanim, Al Montazah, Ain Khalid, Al Shamal, Freij Abdul Aziz, Al Hilal, Rawdat Rashid, Al Jamiliya, and Barzan.

During the whole month of Ramadan, these tables will target 225,000 fasting people with the focus on single workers, passers-by and low-income earners and provide them with ready Iftar meals to break their fast. 

Iftar Meals for Single Workers

The project focuses on single workers and serves ready Iftar meal to them with the focus on bachelor gatherings. This project is being implemented in Al Ghuwariyah, Simaisma, Al Khor, Al Khuraib, Al Shahaniya, Abū Nakẖlah, and Al Wakrah. Around 18,000 people are expected to benefit from the project.

From Home to Home

As part of this project, Qatari families prepare and serve Iftar meals to low-income families with the aim of meeting some of their needs in Ramadan. As many as 6,000 people are expected to benefit from the project.

Iftar Meals for Industrial Zone workers:

This project distributes Iftar meals to workers through special vehicles at the various locations of the Industrial Area, which are daily changed to cover the largest number of workers during the month. This project will reach out to 12,000 beneficiaries throughout the month of Ramadan.

Ramadan Supply

This project provides parcels containing essential foodstuffs for the month of Ramadan, which are distributed to families with limited incomes via coupons gifted by Qatar Charity at the beginning of the holy month. About 2000 families are expected to be beneficiaries of this project this Ramadan.

Mobile Iftar

This involves the distribution of snacks prepared by Qatari productive families to motorists who were not able to reach their homes for Iftar. This Ramadan, it is expected that 15,000 drivers will benefit from the project.

Providing Water to Congregations

The project is underway in 43 mosques in cooperation with the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs in order to distribute water bottles to congregations while they are performing Taraweeh and night prayers. As many as 242,000 people are expected to benefit from this water project during this Ramadan.

Ramadan Gift

This is financial aid provided to low-income families registered with Qatar Charity before the beginning of Ramadan to meet the living needs in the holy month. The number of beneficiaries reached as many as 1,000 families this year. 


This is an initiative implemented by Qatar Charity for the third consecutive year with start of Ramadan, in which a number of media figures and social media influencers will participate, with the aim of providing financial aid to the needy families, who may not visit charities for help as well as supporting difficult cases within the country.

Zakat ul Fitr

It is given to low-income families on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. The number of beneficiaries is expected to reach 1,000 families.

Eidi (Gift) for Orphans

It is a gift distributed to the Orphans Sponsored by Qatar Charity, before Eid al-Fitr, to bring pleasure to them. This year, Eidi will be gifted to 324 orphans.