Qatar Charity distributes winter aid in Kyrgyzstan and Palestine
As part of its winter campaign ‘Warmth and Peace”, Qatar Charity continues distributing winter aid to the families of orphans and poor households in Kyrgyzstan and Palestine, aiming to meet their basic winter needs and alleviates their suffering. In Kyrgyzstan, Qatar Charity’s office provided winter clothes to orphans in Osh Region via 509 vouchers, in coordination with the Ministry of Social Development and Osh city.Officials at the Ministry of Social Development thanked the donors in Qatar and Qatar Charity for delivering the aid to meet the essential needs of the Kyrgyz beneficiaries, especially in a time when the continued coronavirus pandemic has increased the burden on vulnerable families. The beneficiary families expressed delight with the aid they were in need to keep their children warm in winter, especially when the temperature hits the lowest level. Besides, Qatar Charity’s office in Palestine distributed winter supplies in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Development, benefiting 479 low-income families from various governorates of the Gaza Strip.The winter supplies included nylon roof covers to stop the rainwater flow inside the beneficiaries' homes in winter and the blankets. According to Luay Al-Madhoun, director of the Social Development Minister’s office, this relief project contributed to meeting the populations' essential needs in the Gaza Strip in light of poverty and unemployment.He added that thisprojectcontributedtoprovidingprotection for the low-income families from the extremecold andrainwaterinfiltrationintotheirhomes and lesseningtheir economicpressures.The beneficiariesexpressed their happiness at receiving this assistance, which provided them and their families with warmth. Ilham Al-Muqid, a beneficiary, said now her children could sleep peacefully, while Muti` Al-Taramsi indicated that the Qatari aid provided a peaceful sleep for his children at night.He added that his house is seasonally subjected to drowning due to rainwater flowing into the house.