16,000 people in Qatar benefit from Qatar Charity’s Ramadan initiatives

Doha: Qatar Charity continues to implement its ‘Ramadan Supply’ and ‘Ramadan Gift’ projects to support low-income families in Qatar during the holy month.

The ‘Ramadan Supply’ project provides these families with coupons for essential foodstuffs for the month of Ramadan while the ‘Ramadan Gift’ is given to them as financial aid to help them meet their living needs associated with the holy month.

The total cost of the “Ramadan Supply” project amounts to QR1.2m, benefiting 13,300 people within Qatar, while the ‘Ramadan Gift’, which is one of social assistance that Qatar Charity provides to low-income families, targets 2,500 people this year with a total cost of more than QR1m. Ali Al Ghareeb, director of the Local Development Department at Qatar Charity, said: “Ramadan Supply and Ramadan Gifts are among the most important projects launched by Qatar Charity during the holy month, in addition to its other programmes to help a large number of low-income persons during the holy month.”

Through the implementation of these projects, Qatar Charity aims at promoting positive values within the community and helping low-income families during this holy month, Al-Gharib added, emphasizing the keenness of Qatar Charity to reach the largest possible number of these families. He further said that the distribution of coupons for the basic foodstuff started before the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, pointing out that the number of beneficiaries of both projects would reach 16,000 persons across Qatar this year.

 Source : The Peninsula