Kuwait do­nates $500,000 to Jor­da­nian char­i­ties

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

Kuwait yes­ter­day handed over $500,000 fi­nan­cial aid to Jor­da­nian char­ity so­ci­eties, ac­tive in hu­man­i­tar­ian and re­lief work. Kuwait’s Am­bas­sador to Jor­dan Dr Ha­mad Al-Duaij said that the Kuwaiti donors are keen on pro­vid­ing fur­ther sup­port to the Jor­da­nian so­ci­eties and com­mis­sions, es­pe­cially for help­ing the Syr­ian refugees in the King­dom. He added that the em­bassy fol­lows up how the money is spent through field pres­ence, and re­ports pro­vided by the rel­e­vant bod­ies.

To­day’s money in­cludes $134,000 from the Kuwaiti So­ci­ety of the Re­vival of Is­lamic Her­itage to sup­port the pro­grams of the Jor­dan’s Taka­ful (Sol­i­dar­ity) As­so­ci­a­tion and the Jor­dan Hashemite Char­ity Or­ga­ni­za­tion (JHCO). Also, Kuwait’s So­ci­ety for So­cial Re­form (Al-Rahma In­ter­na­tional Char­ity) pro­vided $333,000 to im­ple­ment a por­tion of the ac­tiv­i­ties of its of­fice in Jor­dan, as the Za­kat House of­fered $28,000 for sup­port­ing the Jor­da­nian Club for Deaf. Direc­tor of the Taka­ful As­so­ci­a­tion in Al-Ramtha, north­west, Khalid Nawasara, said that to­day’s money is part of Kuwait’s aid to sup­port the hu­man­i­tar­ian con­di­tions of the Syr­ian refugees in Jor­dan.

It will go to the me­dial cen­ter the as­so­ci­a­tion runs, for the ben­e­fit of 6,000 refugees. For his part, head of the So­ci­ety for So­cial Re­form of­fice in Jor­dan, Basil Sha­hada voiced grat­i­tude to the Kuwaiti govern­ment and peo­ple for their reg­u­lar back­ing to their ac­tiv­i­ties in the Jor­dan. Sec­re­tary of the deaf club Sherin Hus­sein, com­mended the de­ci­sion ap­prov­ing to in­clude the fa­cil­ity as a ben­e­fi­ciary of the Kuwaiti aid. This will help pro­mote the club’s many ac­tiv­i­ties and pro­grams, she said.

AM­MAN: Kuwait’s Am­bas­sador to Jor­dan Dr Ha­mad Al-Duaij de­liv­ers do­na­tions to Jor­da­nian char­ity so­ci­eties.

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