UAE humanitarian agency donates US$200,000 for Palestinian orphans

UAE humanitarian agency donates US$200,000 for Palestinian orphans
2013-10-04 15:38:33

WAM RAMALLAH, PALESTINE, 4th October 2013 (WAM) — The UAE’s Human Appeal International (HAI) has provided US$200,000 to some 1,000 Palestinian orphans’ families in Ramallah and Al-Beira in the West Bank.

Ibrahim Al Rashid, Director of HAI’s West Bank office, said that the donated money was given out to beneficiaries in presence of Azmi Al Ajouli, Head of Zakat Fund at the Palestinian Endowment Ministry.

Mr. Al Rashid added that the orphans aid project is part of the agency’s strategy to provides a safety net for 20,000 Palestinian families with a total annual amount of US$10 million.

On his part, Mr. Al Ajouli expressed thanks and appreciation to the UAE for its efforts to help vulnerable groups in the occupied Palestinian Territory (oPT).

UAE humanitarian major Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has sponsored some six thousand Palestinian orphans in the past fifteen years.

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