HIRDA IFTAR 2017 for Drought affected Families in Somalia
Month Ramadan 2017, HIRDA in partnership with Human Concern International (HCI), implementes a project "food for Ramadan". HIRDA provided food items to IDP's and disable families in Beledweyn, Beledhawo, Galkao and Balanbal(Somalia) to break their fasting period. This project aims improve the living standards of the internal displaced persons and destitute families in Somalia during the Ramadan
HIRDA’s has a principle of assisting and supporting internally displaced persons (IDPS), reaching the needy and assist those affected by the hard living circumstances. It is HIRDA’s distinguished role and mission to alleviate the sufferings and improving the quality of lives of vulnerable people living in the IDP’s and with the experience its acquired overtime in emergency relief of local communities in different parts of Somalia. HIRDA leverages its expertise in relief services and is dedicated to caring and help the vulnerable groups.
This program was to Support the disadvantaged and destitute families in IDP Camps in, Mogadishu and Kismayo. The beneficiaries of this project were 600 IDPs households with avarage of 7 persons including men, women, children, elderly people and disable people who lived in the camp. The children go around cities and do small tasks like shining shoes, washing cars, garbage collection, washing dishes at restaurants in order to buy food and important basic needs.
Within this project ,600 households with avarage of 7 persons(4200 beneficiery) received food items such as Sugar, Date, Flour, Oil and Rice. Each family got 12.5 kg per item except date and Oil which are 8kg and 7 liters respectively. The food was distributed in a pleasant environment, the beneficiaries’ worries of hunger among the poor were reduced and they were satisfied with the food deliveries.