Qatar Charity (QC) has said it continues receiving Zakat al-Fitr and donations from benefactors until the morning of Eid al-Fitr for the benefit of the needy and the poor.
QC collects Zakat al-Fitr, Zakat and donations from benevolent people through its headquarters, branches, collection points and collectors. Benefactors can pay their Zakat and donate at these places until midnight in Ramadan.
Qatar Charity seeks to share the joy of Eid al-Fitr with the less fortunate and the underprivileged, alleviate the financial burdens of poor families, meet the needs of orphans and the needy, improve their living conditions, and to promote solidarity and co-operation, according to a press statement.
QC’s Al Hilal branch remains open from 9am until the sunset prayer. The other branches and collection points are open from 10am to 5.30pm and from 8.30pm to midnight. On Fridays, they are open from 12noon to 5.30pm and from 8.30pm to midnight.
Qatar Charity has 32 branches, of which 20 are for men and 12 for women, across the country. It also has 101 collection points, 1,622 donation boxes and 37 donation payment kiosks.
Zakat and donations can be made through Qatar Charity’s website (qcharity.org/en/qa) and app (qch.qa/appen) in an easy and accessible way, in addition to dialling 44667711.
QC has urged the benevolent people of Qatar to "hasten to do good deeds and give during the remaining days of Ramadan for the benefit of the needy and poor".