Turkey’s state-run help company on Wednesday launched a meals help program within the East African nations of Kenya and Djibouti, handing out meals packets to lots of of households in want.
The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Company (TIKA) supplied meals help to over 100 households on the Jamia Mosque within the Kenyan capital Nairobi, one of many greatest mosques within the area.
Hassan Ole Nado, the pinnacle of the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM), stated on the occasion: “We’re pleased to obtain these donations from TIKA and Turkish individuals. We look ahead to partnering extra in different issues together with training. The meals packages will assist our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout this holy month of Ramadan.”
Eyup Yavaz Umutly, TIKA’s coordinator in Kenya, stated: “As a part of the annual Ramadan program, TIKA is extending a serving to hand to these in want everywhere in the world. In the present day we’re right here on the Jamia Mosque to make sure our bothers get one thing to eat. We are going to proceed to assist Kenya and the Kenyan individuals.”
In a press release, TIKA stated it’s offering meals help to poor households in Djibouti and Kenya as part of its Eating Desk social solidarity program throughout the month of Ramadan.
In Djibouti, a Horn of Africa nation, TIKA has began to distribute 16.5 tons of meals help to 330 needy households, stated the assertion.
Kutluhan Yucel, TIKA’s Djibouti program coordinator, stated the month of Ramadan is a interval that ought to see extra sharing and charity amongst individuals.
In Kenya, TIKA stated in a separate assertion that it has began to distribute 36 tons of meals packages and hygiene kits to 1,200 households throughout the month of Ramadan.
On the primary day, some 215 meals packages and hygiene units got to needy individuals and orphans dwelling within the slums of South Kariobangi in Nairobi, in accordance with the assertion.
TIKA stated Ramadan help packages might be carried out in 87 international locations underneath the Eating Desk program.