Qatar Charity extends thanks to the Supporters of

Qatar Charity extends thanks to the Supporters of its Ramadan campaign "Your Giving Saves Lives"

7/17/2016 | Zakat

  • Al-Kuwari, "We extend our thanks to the campaign projects' Qatari supporters and sponsors contributing to charities and good deeds."

Qatar Charity extended its thanks and appreciation to the national institutions and companies that supported the Ramadan campaign 1437 AH "Your Giving Saves Lives." QC pointed out that the campaign supported the needy families, alleviated the population's intense suffering, and helped millions of people inside and outside the country in Ramadan.

"Believing in the importance of partnership and cooperation in realizing the development and humanitarian objectives and giving the opportunity for more charitable work, QC spares no effort to enhance its cooperation with various partners nationally, regionally and globally, as this is aligned to the State of Qatar's vision", said Mr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari, the CEO of QC.

Relief and Development

He added that we should be faithful to our partners in Qatar and appreciate their efforts that deeply had a positive impact on the beneficiaries and pleased the displaced, refugees, needy, orphans and patients. He also prayed for Allah to double the reward of the benevolent people.

Al-Kuwari encouraged the benevolent Qataris and residents to continue donation for QC's development and relief projects inside and outside Qatar.

The CEO of QC asserted that Qatar Charity's role is not limited to financing the projects that are being implemented and bringing the charity resources cooperating with the public sector, the private sector and the third sector in the field of social responsibility, but it is extended to education and training.

Government Agencies

The partnerships relating to QC's Ramadan campaign 1437 AH "Your Giving Saves Lives" included the public sector, semi-governmental sector, the private and the non-profit sector. The partnerships' modalities, frameworks and outcomes included providing discounts and direct services to the beneficiaries and supporting the direct social impact projects. They also included giving the opportunity to the cooperating agencies' staff to provide the in-kind donations through the intensive campaigns conducted for the needy, providing halls and providing the infrastructure services from these agencies to QC for free. This would make it easier for these agencies to implement their programs and adopt the local moral, recreational, cultural, social and awareness-raising projects.

Regarding the governmental and semi-governmental sector, QC built partnerships with many agencies to implement charity projects during the holy month of Ramadan and received in-kind, and cash donations. These agencies included:

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Dawa Administration, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Center, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Qatargas, RasGas, Hamad Medical Corporation, the Public Works Authority " "Ashghal", Qatar Railways "Rail", Qatar Airways, Cultural District " Katara", Water and Energy Usage Rationalization Administration - Kahramaa, Qatar Tourism Authority, Hamad international Airport, Al-Wakrah Municipality, Umm Salal municipality, Ministry of transport and communications, the Ministry of Education, the Municipality of Doha, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of energy and Industry, Lekhwiya, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, the Ministry of Interior, and the Qatar Financial Markets Authority.

Commercial and Media Organizations

QC has cooperated with a number of companies, commercial institutions, banks,  private centers and schools inside the state such as: Sheikh Abdullah AL-Ansari Complex for the Holy Quran, Al Meera Consumer Goods Co., Quality Group, Safari Group, Ansar Gallery, ALI BIN ALI WATCHES & JEWELLERY , Landmark, Villaggio Mall, Aqua Park Qatar, Turkish Airlines, the United Restaurants and Hospitality Group, HSBC Bank, the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Qatar Volunteers Group "ONE DOHA", Qatar Cancer Society, The Pearl-Qatar- the United Development Company (UDC), Tomorrow's Pioneers Center, Gulf Mall Complex, Moevenpick Hotel , "Ooredoo", Vodafone, Mwasalat , Qatar Islamic Bank-Zakat Committee, Barwa Bank Group, Al Rayan Bank, Sulaiman Al Haider Company, Doha Bank, Al-montazah Model Independent School, Ahl Alkaram, Almaraya Company,  Inchcape Shipping Services, Landmark Group, Barahat AlWakra, Unilever, Marks & Spencer Villagio and Landmark (branches), and the Youth Company (volunteers).)

In the field of ​​media support, partnerships were built with Alsharq newspaper, Al-Raya newspaper, Al-Watan newspaper, Al-Rayyan Television Channel, Qatar TV, Al-Jazeera Media Network, Al Quran Al Kareem Radio, Qatar Foundation Radio and Sawt Al-Khaleej Radio

Campaign Programs

QC has launched its Ramadan campaign for this season under the slogan "Your Giving Saves Lives ". The total cost of the projects implemented during the holy month of Ramadan 1437 AH inside and outside Qatar exceeded QR 32.2 million, with more than 2,131,000 people expected to benefit from the campaign.

The QC campaign aims to reach 180.000 fasting people with the provision of Iftar at 24 collective tables at a total cost of about QR 9 million. The Iftar tables has reached new groups such as factory workers, farms workers,  home to home Iftar, mobile Iftar, giving water to worshipers, Ramadan supplies and supporting Iftar tables for communities.