Qatar Charity launches $46mln Ramadan drive for 2.2 million beneficiaries worldwide

The Qatar Charity (QC) launched the “Ramadan of Hope” campaign for the month of Ramadan, aiming to benefit 2.2 million people in 33 countries, including Qatar and Jordan, with the target value of nearly QR168 million ($46.1 million).


In a statement on Thursday, the organization said “as the world will welcome the blessed month of Ramadan for the second time in a raw amid the continued coronavirus pandemic, Qatar charity has affirmed its keenness to take precautionary measures while implementing its seasonal projects to maintain public safety,” adding that it will distribute food packages and Iftar meals individually to the beneficiaries, using cars, and it has also facilitated the online donation process through its website, app, and other digital tools.


The main three projects of the Ramadan campaign are the distribution of Zakat al-Fitr, the provision of Eid clothes, and ‘Feed the Fasting, which includes delivering food baskets and meals, the statement noted.


The campaign aims to deliver social aid worth more than 100 million Qatar riyals in Qatar ($27.4 million), and impellent community program remotely. Qatar Charity also intends to distribute food aid to the displaced, refugees, and the needy in disaster and crisis-hit areas.


Source: Jordan News Agency