Al-Anwar Al-Najafiyia Foundation for Culture & Development launched its annual program for the distribution of the Ramadan food baskets and 2,230 food baskets were distributed at the headquarters of the Foundation.
Hajj Qasim Mohi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Foundation, indicated that the Foundation has started distributing Ramadan food baskets to the families of orphans and needy families who are registered in the database of the Foundation, during the past two days as a first phase as the blessed month of Ramadan approaches.
Mohi stated that the number of beneficiaries in the first phase is 2230 in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf throughout the two past days. However, the distribution will continue before and throughout the holy month of Ramadan to support the families of orphans and needy people.
He added that the basket contains the following: (rice, sugar, oil, milk, tea, lentils, tomato paste, and legumes) and other foodstuffs that are used during the blessed month of Ramadan.
He also mentioned that the program has started in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf and will also be taking off in other provinces of Iraq according to the set plan of the Foundation so as to cover as much as possible of the families of orphans and needy people.