The German-based nonprofit HASENE and its partner organization in Pakistan READ Foundation have completed a weeklong distribution of food aid to women-headed families and gifts of clothing to orphan children here.
According to a press release, a two-member HASENE delegation comprising Adem Akyuz from Germany and Ali Arabaci from Australia participated in the distribution process across the country.
The food packages aimed at helping vulnerable families towards fasting contained edibles including wheat flour, rice, sugar, pulses, dates, edible oil and salt. Similarly, gifts of Eid clothing were distributed among underprivileged children who have lost their parental love and care to help them have joys and happiness of the auspicious occasion of Eid-al-Fitr.
HASANE and READ Foundation also hosted an Iftar dinner for prisoners at the Charsadda prison. The HASENE’s Ramazan programme has altogether benefited more than 20,000 people including widows, orphans and elderly.
HASENE, set up by the Turkish migrant workers, is an international relief and development charity with its headquarter based in Germany. HASENE is active in Pakistan from last many years and has extended tremendous support to the people in Pakistan, especially those hit by the flash floods of 2010 and 2011. Besides participation in rescue and rehabilitation activities Hasene has established a village in Rahim Yar Khan, a higher secondary level school in Charsadda and supply of sacrificial meat among 400,000 flood affectees last year.
The HASENE has helped more than one million people through food aid, shelter and education in the aftermath of 2010 floods.