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KSrelief Eid initiative provides food for more than 800,000 people

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KSrelief Eid initiative provides food for more than 800,000 people

RIYADH,  13th April 2024 : Saudi aid agency KSrelief distributed 40,920 bags of rice, each weighing 20 kg, benefiting 245,520 individuals in Somalia as part of its Zakat Al-Fitr initiative, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday.

Zakat Al-Fitr is a donation of food to the needy that must be given at the end of Ramadan before the Eid Al-Fitr prayer.

Zakat was also distributed in Yemen, with 31,333 bags of rice benefiting 219,331 individuals.

In Syria, 62,250 bags of wheat weighing 25 kg each were distributed to 373,500 individuals in need.

Meanwhile, KSrelief’s mobile medical clinics provided services to 1,255 beneficiaries in one month in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate, and the center also continued implementing its water supply project in Hodeidah governorate, pumping more than 5 million liters of water in one month.

Since 2015, KSrelief has implemented 2,829 projects worth more than $6.5 billion in 98 countries, in cooperation with 175 local, regional, and international partners.

The bulk of the support has gone to Yemen ($4.3 billion), Syria ($391 million), Palestine ($370 million), and Somalia ($227 million).

These projects targeted sectors including food, education, healthcare, water, sanitation, and shelter, helping millions of vulnerable and needy individuals worldwide without discrimination.

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