Qatar Charity opens multi-service center in Kenya
Qatar Charity (QC) has recently opened a multi-service center in Minjila, Tana River County, Kenya, with local officials and many notables and dignitaries of the county. More than 7,000 people are expected to benefit from the center.The center is of great importance due to its strategic location, which Qatar Charity carefully chose. It is situated in a place where many neighboring poor villages constantly suffer from devastating floods in the rainy seasons.Mr. Abdulahi Hassan Golo, director of Qatar Charity's Kenya office, said that the center would provide educational and health services and achieve social development in the area.The center, the first of its kind in the region, aims to provide comprehensive educational, social, developmental, and community services to support orphans and poor and low-income families sponsored by Qatar Charity. It also aims to improve their living conditions and provide educational facilities for their children to help them complete their studies. Besides, the center seeks to improve public health levels and develop areas that lack essential services.The center has an elementary school with six classrooms, a teachers' hall, an administrative office, an artesian well, a clinic, a mosque, a Quran memorization center, service facilities, and green spaces.Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Paul Karissa, Commissioner of Tana River County, expressed his thanks and gratitude to the State of Qatar, its generous people, and Qatar Charity for their efforts to help the needy and improve social services in Kenya. He indicated that Tana River County had received an essential share of Qatar Charity's projects, noting that this center is the largest project in the county.Mr. David Komoru Ndomari, a representative of the Ministry of Health, praised this project, indicating that Qatar Charity has a clear role in charitable work in Kenya. This project will contribute to alleviating the suffering of the population. Mr. Faisal Obo, a representative of the Ministry of Education, praised Qatar Charity for building this educational center that serves hundreds of poor students and provides job opportunities for many villagers. Many beneficiaries expressed their happiness with the center's opening, noting that it will provide a suitable place for children's education, and patients will receive treatment near their homes.