Qatar Charity projects in Chad benefit 5,000 people
09 Jan 2017 - 1:13
Qatar Charity (QC) has implemented several humanitarian and development projects to provide basic amenities of life to 5,000 people in Chad.
The projects include establishing health facilities, drilling artesian wells, providing grain-milling machines, providing irrigation pumps, and implementing income-generating projects. The projects aimed at improving life conditions for 5,000 individuals.
Qatar Charity has established a dispensary equipped with the latest medical equipment to provide medical services for the residents of the village, which was suffering from the lake of health centers.
For alleviating the suffering of Omdurman village residents, QC has drilled a solar-powered artesian well equipped with water distribution network to provide them with drinking water, along with providing time- and labour-saving milling machines.
QC has provided the villagers with three electric irrigation pumps to enable them to irrigate their crops and to take advantage of the lands near the Chari River.
The project helped the village to move towards self-sufficiency in food.
As part of income-generating projects implemented by QC, it provided widows and orphans’ families with stalls, sheep, motorcycles, sewing machines to improve their life conditions.
During an inspection visit to the dispensary paid by the Secretary of the Ministry of Health, he said that the Ministry of Health thanks the Qatari people for his generous donations and the QC for its humanitarian and development efforts, especially with regard to the health aspect. We are prepared to cooperate with QC in providing the dispensary with medical staff, he added.
“The humanitarian and development projects have made a step change in the life of villagers by providing all services they need”, He explained.
Khalid Huda, the director of QC office in Chad said that QC have effectively contributed to the alleviation of the suffering of the villagers, reducing the prevalence of water- borne diseases, fostering the self-sufficiency and marketing their products.