Wednesday, August 3, 2011
King M6 Distributes Ramadan Foodstuffs to the Poor in Temara / الملك يطلق عملية رمضان
Here is a short piece from the Moroccan National Press on some Ramadan charity being carried out by King M6. Another Moroccan publication, Hespress has video of the distribution here. Ramadan Mubarak to all!
HM the King Launches in Temara Foodstuff Distribution Operation on Occasion of Ramadan
2 August 2011
Temara — HM King Mohammed VI handed out, on Tuesday the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, food baskets to needy people in Al Massira neighbourhood in Temara (near Rabat).
- Around 58 million dirhams earmarked to finance the "Ramadan 1432" operation.
- The initiative will benefit 2.37 million people from 473,900 households.
This marks the launching of a 58 million dirhams ($7.2 mln) operation which consists in delivering foodstuffs to the needy, especially the widows, the elderly and the disabled.
The operation is to benefit 2.37 million people from 473,900 households, 403,000 in rural areas, across the Kingdom.
Each household receives a basket containing 10 kg of flour, four kg of sugar, five litres of cooking oil and 250g of tea.
5,000 people are mobilized to carry out this operation monitored notably by two field-based committees to ensure the supply of these centers, identify the beneficiaries and distribute the foodstuff.