Qatar Charity launched the 2023-1444 AH Udhiyah campaign under the slogan (your Udhiyah fulfills your impact), with the aim of emphasizing the promotion of the principle of solidarity and compassion and following the Prophets Sunnah in feeding the poor and needy, providing clothing and Eid needs for orphans and children of poor families and bringing happiness to their hearts on Eid Al-Adha.
One million people in 40 countries (Qatar and 39 countries around the world) are expected to benefit from the campaign, at an estimated cost of QR 30 million.
The campaign was launched at a press conference attended by Director of the Customer Service Department, Ahmmed AlSherawi, Director of the International Programs and Development Department, Abdel Aziz Hajji, and Director of the Programs and Community Development Department Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Hajri.
At the beginning of the press conference, Director of the Customer Service Department, at Qatar Charity, Ahmmed AlSherawi thanked the benevolent people in Qatar for their trust in Qatar Charity and their continuous support of its campaigns and urged them to support Qatar Charity’s Udhiyah campaign for the current year and their participation in this season to leave a good impact on the lives of a million needy people. In 40 countries around the world, by feeding needy families with Udhiyah meat, providing clothing and Eid needs for poor widows and orphans, improving their lives by supporting projects that provide them with the most necessities of a decent life, and drawing a smile on their faces in the upcoming Eid Al-Adha days.
He also thanked the various media and influencers on the social media for their kind and continuous efforts in introducing Qatar Charity projects and its previous campaigns and urged them to support the campaign for this season to achieve its goals and reach the target number of them.
He explained that the campaign will focus on distributing Udhiyah meat inside and outside the State of Qatar, with about (50,000Udhiyah).
In his speech at the press conference, Director of the Programs and Community Development Department at Qatar Charity, Abdul Rahman Al Hajri, explained that the estimated cost of the Udhiyah campaign projects inside Qatar is about QR 4 million, and it is expected that the number of those targeted by the support of donors will reach about 100,000 people.
He mentioned that the Udhiyah distribution project aims to distribute 4,500 lambs Udhiyah, at a cost of more than QR 3 million, and it is expected that about 45,000 people from the target groups will benefit from it.
He explained that the distribution of the Udhiyah will include orphans and their families who are sponsored by Qatar Charity and families with limited income, in addition to workers, families of different communities, people with special needs and students, explaining that the receipt of the Udhiyah will take place from within the branches of the Al Meera Association with ease, as it has been determined 20 branches to receive Udhiay animals.
He added that the campaign projects inside Qatar also include distributing Eid gifts to 2,000 children, including 1,000 orphans who are sponsored by Qatar Charity and 1,000 children from low-income families, with the aim of drawing a smile on their faces on Eid Al-Adha.
He pointed out that the campaign devoted educational activities and events to commercial complexes, including the ‘Hajj Journey’ activity, which is a journey of coexistence for children through the design of models for Hajj rituals, in addition to the “Eid Joy” festival, which targets orphans and their families, during which a range of activities and competitions are presented. Eid gifts will be distributed to patients and the elderly on the Eid. In addition, the Eid celebration will be carried out for the volunteers, and it is a day of honoring them in appreciation of their efforts, giving, and encouragement.
Director of the International Programs and Development Department Abdel Aziz Hajji, said that it is expected that the meat of about 45,000 Udhiyah lambs and cows will be distributed, and it is expected that about 900,000 people will benefit from it in 39 African, Asian, and European countries, at an estimated cost of about QR 26 million.
The campaign focuses on regions and countries that witness exceptional events and circumstances or natural disasters, such as internally displaced persons and Syrian refugees in neighboring countries, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, and others.
The countries in which the Udhyah lamb and cows will be distributed include Albania, Yemen, Togo, Bosnia, Chad, Benin, Pakistan, Somalia, Burundi, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kosovo, Turkey, Montenegro, Nepal, Tunisia, and Senegal. Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Ghana, Mali, India, Gambia, Morocco, Lebanon, Malaysia, Jordan, South Africa, Niger, Sudan, the Philippines, Palestine (Gaza and Ramallah), Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Djibouti, and Mauritania.
Source: Qatar News Agency