IHH’s Ramadan Aid Amounts to Millions
In 25th anniversary of its establishment IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation carried out 2017 Ramadan Aid campaign with “They Are Waiting For You” slogan. IHH reached out to millions of people throughout Ramadan.
25.06.2017

IHH has been organizing community iftars, distributing food hampers and food aid, delivering charity, alms and donations of donors to the needy in occupied territories, war or disaster struck areas be it far or close over its quarter century relief work. Like every other year IHH put a smile on orphans’ and needy people’s faces by delivering aid to 5 million people.

IHH teams, who traveled 890.000 kms across 5 continents in Ramadan with “They Are Waiting for You” slogan, knocked the doors of needy people, refugees, orphans’ families thus carried the blessings of Ramadan to far flung places.

Like every other hear IHH supported orphans and their families in Turkey and around the world by organizing special iftars for orphans, delivering education materials and stationary supplies to orphans, giving away eid clothes to orphans, food hampers, even aid in cash in cases deemed necessary.

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In 104 countries and territories worldwide

This Ramadan IHH delivered aid to the needy in 280 cities in 104 countries and territories worldwide including 81 Turkish towns. 42900 people benefited from our donors charity and alms.

287.343 food hampers that were priced were delivered to around 1.5 million people at home and abroad. Each hamper contained food, cleaning supplies, textile, chocolates, toys and eid outfits for children.

Donors were able to contribute to the community iftars. 3,1 million people broke their fast in community iftars served by IHH around the world.

Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Gaza, Bangladesh, Iraq and Myanmar were the crisis areas that are focused in relief operations.

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IHH Opened 9 Permanent Facilities in 4 Countries

Nine permanent facilities opened in conjunction with Ramadan 2017 activities. The mosques and their locations are as follows:

Palestine - Gaza Onbaşı Hasan Mosque,

Bangladesh - Ebrar Camii,

Sudan –          July 15th Zehrevan Mosque,

The Prophet Mohammed / Ismet Saraç Çubuk / Ankara Mosque,

Hajah Hasibe Ticani Mosque,

Burkina Faso - Hz. Abu Bakr / İsmet Saraç Çubuk / Ankara Mosque,

Ata and Behiye Üstüner Mosque,

Karamürsel Alp Mosque and

Yahya Lafcı Mosque.

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Children Cherished Ramadan

Twenty thousand Ramadan Hampers for Children were distributedin in Turkey while ten thousand hampers were distributed in Syria. Among IHH’s surprises for children were eid outfits. The donors were able to dress a child from head to toe  anywhere around the world and cheer them up. Outfits were distributed to 65.000 orphans in 36 countries around the world.

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Relief Operations Coverage:

Africa: Ethiopia, South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya, Comoros, Somalia, Uganda, Ruanda, Sudan - Kesele, Sudan - Darfur, Sudan - Khartoum, Zimbabwe, Djibouti, Southern Sudan, Burundi, Lesotho, Swaziland, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Chad, Chad (Central African refugees), Chad (Nigerian refugees), Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Cameron, Cameron (Central African refugees), Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Benin.

Europe – Americas: Albania, Bolivia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Haiti, Montenegro, Colombia, Kosovo, Hungary, Macedonia, Peru, Preshovo (Serbia), Romania and Sandjak (Serbia).

Middle East: Palestine (Gaza), Palestine (West Bank), Iraq, Iraq (Bagdad), Iraq (Mosul), Iran, Northern Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Lebanon (Palestine), Lebanon (Syria), Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan (Syrian refugees) and Yemen.

South East Asia: Pakistan, Azat Kashmir, Bangladesh, Bangladesh (Arakan), Thailand Patani, Thailand Chiang Mai, Philippines - Moro, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, India – Assam, India – Kerala, Jammu Kashmir, Indonesia, Vietnam (Ang Gian), Myanmar – Burma, Myanmar – Arakan, Cambodia, East Turkistan, Japan, Vanuatu and Fıji.

Caucasus – Central Asia: Abkhazia, Ajara (Georgia), Adigey, Afghanistan, Ahıska, Azerbaijan (Azeri), Azerbaijan (Chechen), Chechnya, Dagistan, Georgia, Ingushetia, Kabday, Balkar, Karachay, Cherk, Kirgizstan, Crimea, Mongolia, Ossetia and Ukraine.

Now we keep delivering your donations to different countries worldwide just like we did during Ramadan.

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