Qatar Charity (QC), with the support of philanthropists in Qatar, implemented nearly 1,400 development, humanitarian, and social welfare projects in Bangladesh in 2023, to benefit 342,603 people, by helping to meet their essential needs.
Humanitarian support was also provided throughout the year to the Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar and Bhasan Char Island.
In the field of water and sanitation, QC implemented 1,282 projects that benefited 65,000 people. The 28 projects in the field of education benefited 6,800 individuals, while 15 projects were executed in the field of economic empowerment for 165 beneficiaries.
QC implemented two seasonal projects, the first during the holy month of Ramadan and the second during Eid al-Adha. These projects benefited 103,970 individuals, including needy families, orphans, widows, and refugees.
QC implemented six projects to provide food and non-food relief aid for the Rohingya refugees in the camps of Cox’s Bazar and Bhasanchar, benefiting more than 150,000.
QC has constructed 58 mosques in various areas of Bangladesh, providing a comfortable environment for 12,000 individuals to perform their prayers.
As part of the social care efforts and within the orphan care initiative 'Rofaqa', QC’s Bangladesh office sponsors 4,668 orphans.
The assistance and projects of QC have received widespread praise from local bodies in Bangladesh. Md. Tarikul Islam, camp-in-charge in Bhasan Char, expressed heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the generous people of Qatar and QC for their continuous support to refugees.
Mosaddekur Rahman, a social welfare official of Rangpur district, said, QC immensely contributes to improving the lives and livelihood of the vulnerable people. He expressed his gratitude for the developmental projects and hoped the charitable efforts would continue in the future.
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