The BCF’s President Musa Ahmad, “We extend our warmest thanks to our donors, sponsor countries, and business owners for supporting our charity projects.”
On the occasion of Eid al-Adha July 20, 2021, the Qubani (benefaction meat) Project, slaughtering 116 cows and 66 goats, was announced in Erbil slaughterhouse. The project is sponsored by the BCF, Emirates Red Crescent, Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation, Yad al-Rahmah for Relief and Development, Iraqi Red Crescent – Erbil Branch, Turkish Red Crescent and local donors in the Kurdistan Region.
In a press conference, the BCF’s President Musa Ahmad emphasised on Qurbani Project, “We extend our warmest thanks to our donors, sponsor countries, and business owners for supporting our charity projects. They helped the BCF to be a source of assistance and a bridge between the poor, IDP and refugee families with the donors and benefactors.”
Almost 20 thousand families benefited from the Qurbani Project (distribution of benefaction meat) each family received (1.5kg), “While taking every Covid safety measures and increasing temperature in this summer, we have provided a refrigerator truck to deliver the meat to the families safely,” said the BCF’s President.
Mr. Ahmad mentioned the type of animals being sacrificed for this Eid and said that more than 116 cows and 66 sheep have been sacrificed in partnership with Emirates Red Crescent, Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation, Yad al-Rahmah for Relief and Development, Iraqi Red Crescent – Erbil Branch, and Turkish Red Crescent to be delivered to people in the provinces of (Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk, Garmian, Duhok, Nineveh, Halabja).
The total number of beneficiaries of the Qurbani Project is as followed:
Erbil Province – (13,521 families of IDPs, refugees, and host communities and 500 orphan families).
Halabja, Sulaymaniyah and Garmian – (2,000 families).
Duhok Province – (2,060 families).
Nineveh Province – (1,000 families).
Kirkuk Province – (1,000 families).