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Turkish aid agency delivers Ramadan food packages to Croatia, Congo, Peru, Yemen, Somalia

Tuesday March 26, 2024
By Muhammet Tarhan 

TIKA starts distribution of food aid packages to 1,000 families in need living in Croatia and other countries

ISTANBUL - The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) on Monday organized Ramadan iftars, or fast-breaking dinners, and delivered food aid packages to families in need in Croatia, the Republic of Congo, Peru, Yemen, and Somalia.

TIKA started the distribution of food packages to 1,000 families in need living in Croatia during Ramadan, a Muslim holy month for fasting from sunup to sundown and piety, according to a statement by the agency.

Also, some 150 people attended an iftar dinner at the Congolese Islamic Supreme Council Center in Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of Congo.

The agency set up iftar tables for five days at the mosque within the Peruvian Islamic Association in the Magdalena Del Mar region of Lima, the capital of Peru. Some 800 people came together for the iftar program.

In Yemen, TIKA set up an iftar dinner for 300 refugees and orphans age 7-14.

The aid agency also organized iftar programs in orphanages in various regions of the Horn of Africa nation of Somalia and distributed clothes to orphans.


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