KUWAIT, May 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait is distinguished since long decades for its
organized charitable activities, which local and international institutions
highly admire, upon instructions of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahma
Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Chairman of Al-Eslah Society (Islamic Society for Social
Reform) Humoud Hamad Al-Roumi said.
Kuwait is a pioneer in the field of charity with all its various forms,
Al-Roumi added in a speech he gave on Tuesday night at the 10th meeting of
Deewan Al-Khair, an event organized by the society as part of Kuwaiti forum
for charity work.
Head of Al-Rahma International Charity's Palestine Office Dr. Waleed
Al-Anjari offered a presentation about Gaza reconstruction project which
reached the cost of USD 25 million, including various forms of humanitarian
relief, like the planting of 50,000 palms and trees, and project of supporting
It also included building the hospital of Kuwait in Gaza, besides many
other health centers in north and south of Gaza, building mosques and houses
for families in need and adoption of orphans in cooperation with Islamic
Development Bank (IDB) and Gulf cooperation Council (GCC).
Al-Rahma center for orphan's adoption in Al-Jahra governorate in Kuwait is
looking after a total of 500 orphans, offering them shelter, food, clothes,
and work hardly to meet all their needs, Head of Al-Jahra zakat committee and
head of orphan's house in the governorate, Abduallah Al-Ajmi, said.
The committee built two residential compounds for the orphans, and this
project won the first rank among all charity projects in the GCC countries,
while a delegation from Al-Eslah Society offered the prize shield to His
Highness the Amir Sheikh Sanah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Head of the Al-Rahma International Charity's Djibouti Office, Sa'ed
Al-Otaibi, tackled his experience of charity work in Djibouti with the
participation of 12 young Kuwaitis, beside three from Bahrain, in a journey
they called "Life that has no life" in a country of total population of one
The majority of them are suffering from severe poverty, living on a barren
land, which did not receive any rains for the last ten years. (end)
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