A delegation of Qatar Charity (QC) paid an inspection visit to its project in Pakistan where aid was distributed to those affected by the floods and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with a local hospital.
The delegation included Abdulaziz Jassim Hejji, director of the International Programmes and Development Department and Jassim Abdullah al-Jassim, adviser to the CEO.
The food packages were distributed to vulnerable flood-affected communities in the Jhang district in Punjab to alleviate their suffering and contribute to meeting their needs, especially in the holy month of Ramadan.
The delegation visited different projects implemented by QC in Jhang, Punjab, in addition to mosques, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), solar-powered water stations, healthcare centres, and income generating projects.
The MoU was signed with Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital in the district of Rawalpindi in Punjab for the free treatment of 300 patients suffering from cataract disease. QC will fund this project for one year.
The delegation also interacted with orphans sponsored by QC and attended an Iftar programme with them in Islamabad within the framework of the ‘Ramadan: Leave Your Mark" campaign.
Hafsa Ali, an orphan sponsored by QC, said: "I am very happy today because I broke my fast with the guests, drew a painting for them, and took part in other activities under the Iftar programme.”
Sumaira Mai, another beneficiary, said: "I lost my house in the 2022 floods. My livestock was washed away. I am a widow living with my seven children. I am grateful that Qatar Charity reached out to me and established a grocery shop for me so I could support my family. Today, guests from Qatar visited my shop and I could thank them.”