Ramadaan 1437/2016

Malawi Iftaar and Ramadan Pack Distributions

Gift of the Givers Malawi distributes both Iftaar and Ramadhan packs during this Auspicious Month of Fasting here in Malawi.

The programme has covered 4 districts namely: Zomba, Balaka, Chikwawa,
and Thyolo.

In Zomba, the exercise benefitted 60 families with Ramadhan packs and 4
Masjids were supported with Iftaar packs. Similarly, in Balaka, 140
families received Ramadhan packs and 18 Masjids were given Iftaar packs.

Furthermore, in Chikwawa district, our Foundation assisted 50 families
with Ramadhan packs and 6 Masjids were given Iftaar packs. The exercise
also benefitted 50 families in Thyolo where 6 Masjids were also
supported with Iftaar packs.

In some areas, the exercise has been undertaken in partnership with
Malawi Relief Fund-UK where a total number of 1,000 Eid packs have been
distributed to those who have been observing this Auspicious Month of
Ramadhan.

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Ramadaan Hampers in Mashonaland

Ramadaan Hampers in Mashonaland

690 Ramadaan Food and Hygiene Packs distributed to communities living in isolated farms of Mashonaland West, mostly now self sustaining farmers who have been greatly affected by poor rains.  Mostly an ageing community caring for their grandchildren as families are separated in search of work.  Communities expressed such gratitude to the kind contributions as they must walk at least 10km

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Matabeleland, Zimbabwe

Matabeleland, Zimbabwe

This is one of largest distribution areas the Gift of the Givers team has undertaken in Zimbabwe. Families have been experiencing massive financial difficulty due to the lull in the mining industry and severe drought.

Vouchers were handed out to 1130 families, predominantly single mothers, widows and orphans, prior the distribution of Food and Hygiene Parcels.

We thank Bulawayo Islamic

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Hunger in Syria

Hunger in Syria

The demand for emergency and general medical services is a huge challenge in Syria but an even greater challenge is the hunger experienced by millions of internally displaced Syrians.

Gift of the Givers purchased a land and built a special kitchen in the vicinity of our Ar Rahma Hospital. Patients and their families are fed at the two hospitals and at various refugee camps some of which have been

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Feeding in Somalia

Feeding in Somalia

On the surface it appears that this is just ordinary feeding in Ramadaan. The reality is far more complex. Somalia is a country at war with itself for more than two decades now. An unstable political situation, attacks from El Shabbab, regular change in government, the difficulty in stabilising the economy, brain drain with most educated Somalis living outside the country and regular drought has

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Al Hilal Hospital in Syria

Al Hilal Hospital in Syria

The exponential increase in patients at Gift of the Givers Ar Rahma Hospital and the repeated attempts to deliberately bomb it necessitated an emergency intervention in the form of a second hospital a few km away in a relatively "safe" area as there are no safe areas in Syria.  Our thanks to the Turkish Red Crescent who sponsored a fully fitted field hospital at a cost of one million dollars

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Manicaland, Zimbabwe

Manicaland, Zimbabwe

Gift of the Givers delivers Ramadan Food Parcels, Hygiene and Winter Warmth Packs to 356 families in the Eastern part of Zimbabwe. Areas covered were Chipinge, Tongogara Refugee Camp and Zaka.

The team was welcomed by mainly self sustaining families who were greatly affected by the drought.

Total Project Value: R671 250.00.

 

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Mauritania and Senegal

Mauritania and Senegal

Go into the house of any of the poor in Mauritania and Senegal, at any given time, and it’s practically a surety that there will be no food in the house. These West African countries have an unbelievably high cost of living, and for the majority of people eking out a living, food is the family’s biggest monthly expense. To give an example, an apple costs R5!

So, imagine the relief when families

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GOTG Child Care Centre Outreach Programme

GOTG Child Care Centre Outreach Programme

The locality surrounding the Gift of the Givers Women and Child Care Centre in Gaza is one of the poorest in the region. The Centre serves not only as a base for various activities within it but also as a means to assist those nearby.  Accordingly, our first outreach programme took place this Ramadaan providing cooked meals and food parcels for those who seldom have food in their homes. 

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Al Hilal Hospital in Syria 2

Al Hilal Hospital in Syria 2

Al Hilal Hospital is placed closer to the Turkish border for better security but is still inside Syria. It focuses on primary health care, maternity services, operating theatres to handle the overflow from Ar Rahma Hospital.

The hospital was opened in September 2015, averages 7500 patients, 3000 laboratory investigations, 1000 Xrays and about 350 admissions monthly. It gives us the opportunity to
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Food Distribution in War Ravaged Yemen

Food Distribution in War Ravaged Yemen

It's been a period of tremendous turmoil for Yemen, a country whose citizens live in a state of abject poverty with patience and resilience.  Political turmoil, war, attacks from Al Qaeda, a non-functioning economy, absence of productivity, virtually no diesel and no water and with 14 million people living in a state of hunger, malnutrition and virtual starvation the masses are suffering. To

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