Kenya is one of the world’s 30 poorest countries, with more than half the country’s population living below the poverty line. In Northeast Kenya, this is especially the case where there is twice the relative poverty headcount and people suffer from poor infrastructure, low literacy and limited access to health care.
Posted on Tue, 2016-07-12 10:50
Jamal and his 13 year old son sell vegetables on a roadside in Iraq. His family has been internally displaced twice. “I lost my business, my home and my health. My family’s needs are beyond my ability to cope,” says Jamal. He cannot remember the last time his family ate a decent meal.
You are the only lifeline for people like Jamal. Through our Ramadan Relief Fund, Jamal's family will receive a food parcel to give them dignity and comfort during this Holy month.
Thousands of families like Jamal’s depend on us, and we depend on you. Touch someone’s life today.
AND SPEAKING OF WATCHING…
Watch and share our Ramadan Relief advert here and also on AHLULBAYT TV throughout the month of Ramadan.
Play it at your centres and forward them to your family and friends. As a global community, we can work together to raise awareness and encourage donations to make Ramadan a little easier for those living in poverty and hardship.
Will you help?
On Sunday 14th June, Stanmore Madressa held their second annual bake sale to raise money for Ramadhan Relief.
Since the upsurge of the conflict in Syria (March 2011), more than 2.1 million Syrians have fled their homes only to take refuge in bordering countries or within Syria itself. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), over 600,000 people have escaped to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.