Just RM 320 Can Feed A Family of 5 This Ramadan
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Nigeria is a country where almost 80% of the population earn less than $2 a day and over 40% of children do not have access to primary education. In the rural communities of Northern Nigeria, roughly 60 million people live in extreme poverty and there is difficulty to attain even the basic of necessities.
GlobalSadaqah has joined hands with An-Nadaa to bring an amazing opportunity for our donors this Ramadan. We have successfully fed thousands of families over 2018, 2019, and 2020 with continuous updates for the donors on how their funds were impacting lives on the ground. In Ramadan 2020 alone, we fed 2200 families. Watch the successful food drive here.
With the blessed month of Ramadan approaching soon, all of us are preparing to welcome this guest into our lives. When the adhan for Maghrib is called, we will turn to a filled table and quench our thirst and satisfy our hunger. But for many this hunger doesn’t end. This year the economic condition has worsened even further due to inflation and small businesses being shut down because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “Whoever gives Iftaar to one who is fasting will have a reward like his, without that detracting from the reward of the fasting person in the slightest.” [Tirmidhi] After hearing this Abdullah Ibn Umar used to only break his fast with orphans and the poor and needy. Imagine, if you help feed ten fasting brothers and sisters. You would get the rewards for their fasting as well.
What Is In The Food Box?
Each food box lasts a family for approximately a month and costs MYR 320. It contains the following items:
MYR 320 also includes the cost of purchasing, packaging, and distributing the food boxes to various different families.
How Are The Beneficiaries Selected?
Each beneficiary is carefully vetted and verified by the team on the ground that is connected to the local community. In addition, the team uses the help of local imams and schools to identify and confirm families are in need and are to be included as part of the food distribution drive. This strict verification procedure makes sure that your donations reaches those who really need it this Ramadan.
An-Nadaa Educational Foundation is an Islamic non-profit organization which is one of the first government certified Muslim organization on the ground. Their focus is on launching and managing educational, da’wah and welfare projects across underprivileged communities in Nigeria.