In the annual impact report 2021 10 million

In the annual impact report 2021 10 million beneficiaries of Qatar Charity projects in 49 countries


9/14/2022 | Media Center


In 2021, Qatar Charity was able to implement projects that contributed to making a positive change in the lives of 10 million people in 49 countries around the world thanks to generous donations from the Qatari community.

Qatar Charity has also responded to humanitarian crises in more than 30 countries to help victims of floods, earthquakes, displacement, and armed conflicts at an estimated cost of $59 million.

This came in the "Annual Impact Report of Qatar Charity in 2021" launched by Qatar Charity last Monday, to review the achievements made by Qatar Charity during the past year by providing an overview of the most important information and figures included in the annual report.

The report indicated that during 2021, Qatar Charity continued its support for the protection of the displaced inside Syria through income-generating projects, building educational and health facilities, and restoration of infrastructure, in addition to protecting Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey by providing food and non-food aid.

Care and protection

Qatar Charity provided basic services to tens of thousands of Afghans in transit, providing care and protection for 250 unaccompanied children, in addition to providing 245 tons of life-saving aid to more than 60,000 displaced people inside Afghanistan at a time when it was difficult to reach areas in need.

Qatar Charity did not stop providing support to Rohingya refugees, as it continued in Malaysia, implementing a $15 million project to enable more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees for life-saving health services through various health facilities and programs, as well as in Bangladesh through the restoration of housing for Over 550 refugee families have provided life-saving assistance to over 3,000 refugees. Qatar Charity's projects in Yemen have also benefited 16,000 people by providing them with safe drinking water.

Effective method

The network of Qatar Charity's field offices, located in 33 countries, has been an effective means of monitoring humanitarian and development needs, designing interventions that respond to the needs and specificity of each country, and then delivering aid effectively and in quality.

Given the continuous increase in the number of orphans in the world, especially considering humanitarian crises, disasters and increasing wars, the social welfare activity in Qatar Charity has increased in importance, especially in the aspect of sponsoring orphans, as it sponsors 188 orphans around the world within the “Rufaqa” family.

 

Positive change

Mr. Yousef Ahmed Al-Kuwari, CEO of Qatar Charity, stressed in a speech on the occasion of the launch of Qatar Charity’s annual impact report 2021 that Qatar Charity was and still present in the most difficult protracted and emerging humanitarian crises in Africa and Asia such as Syria, Palestine, Somalia, Yemen, Afghanistan, and the Rohingya, and contributed to Making a positive change in the lives of 10 million children, women, people with disabilities, the elderly and the vulnerable, without discrimination in 49 countries around the world.

He added that Qatar Charity remained steadfast in fulfilling its commitments to provide humanitarian and development assistance, provide support, mobilize resources and build effective partnerships to provide a decent life for all, noting that in line with the strategy of focusing on sustainable solutions and building the capacity of fragile communities to withstand crises, Qatar Charity continued to spend more on long-term projects to make a lasting change in people's lives, as it spent 83% of its revenue on long-term interventions to help lift communities out of poverty and preserve their dignity.

Al-Kuwari stressed that these achievements have been achieved considering the great challenges facing the work of non-profit organizations internationally, not the least of which is the challenge of accessing global remittances for everyone

 

Active role

Her Excellency Mrs. Maryam bint Ali bin Nasser Al-Misnad, Minister of Social Development, and the Family praised what Qatar Charity has achieved in terms of humanitarian support locally and internationally.

Her Excellency said, "Our humanitarian work requires us to ensure the achievement of human dignity, as he is the "pole of the mill" in our work, which is based on serving him and achieving his prosperity, calling on all humanitarian workers to continue listening and listening to the requirements and aspirations of our society both local and global.

Her Excellency added that with the congestion of conflicts, disasters, crises, waves of displacement, and the effects of climate change that surround the humanitarian community in any direction, Qatar Charity is still racing against time to stop the bleeding of suffering that hits the humanitarian community wherever it was, pointing out that Qatar Charity during the year 2021 had an active role in responding to these growing needs.

International gratitude

He thanked all the efforts of charitable humanitarian work in the State of Qatar, who continue to work to serve the Qatari citizen and achieve prosperity and growth in line with the Qatar National Vision and its 2030 strategy, praising the efforts of charitable organizations in Qatar for their charitable efforts that travel the whole world and do not stop supporting every suffering person on the earth.

In a related context, His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Muraikhi, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, in his speech on this occasion, expressed the gratitude of the United Nations to the State of Qatar and to Qatar Charity for its decades-long efforts in providing humanitarian aid to those in dire need and addressing development challenges.