Ramadhan Special 2007

    How your Money was Spent in Ramadhan 1428/2007

    Ramadhan Iftaar Programmes

    Ummah Welfare Trust has been providing Iftaar for the poor and needy Muslims of the Ummah in nine countries across the world throughout this Ramadhan.

    Country Specific Area(s) Beneficiary details Contents of packages Total Cost

    Burma

    Dagon, Tanyi, Hlaingtharya, Yaokle, Indago, Thingangyun

    170-180 households

    Rice, oil, lentil for curry, lentil (chana), chillies, onion, ginger, garlic, milk (in tins), tea, and 2 sugar bags

    £5,000

    Somalia

    Various areas – further details will be provided upon completion of project

    500 people, throughout the month of Ramadhan

    Details will be given in due course

    £10,000

    Albania

    Various areas – further details will be provided upon completion of project

    Large packets: 275 families on a weekly basis

    Small packets: 3400 people

    Large packet: rice (2kg), vegetable oil (1ltr), coffee (200gms), flour (2kg), macaroni (900gms), dates (200gms), drink (1ltr), sugar (1kg) and salt (1kg)

    Small packet: drink (250ml), cake (100gms), dates (5 pieces), 1 apple, 1 banana and a bottle of water

    £10,000

    India

    Ahmedabad City and neighbouring areas, Rajasthan

    1000 most vulnerable families – wherein there are widows, female-headed households and the handicapped – given priority in the distribution

    Dates (2kgs), besan (1kg), sharbat (2ltrs), oil (2kgs), sugar (3kgs), custard powder (500gms), rice (10kgs), dal (2kgs), tea (500gms)

    £10,000

    Pakistan

    Earthquake areas: Balakot (NWFP), AJK and Afghanistan

    5000 poor families, orphans and widows

    Food package: wheat flour (20kg), cooking oil (2.5kg), sugar (5kg), lentils (5kg), rice (5kg), tea (500g), salt (1kg), match (1 packet)

    Orphans: Gift pack box

    £97,876

    Bangladesh

    Dhaka, Sylhet, Habigonj, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sunamgonj, Mymensingh, Maulvi Bazar

    Large packets: 400 large families

    Small packets: 200 small families

    Large packet: flour (2kg), oil (1ltr), sugar (1kg), dates (500g), dahl (1kg), rice (5kg)

    Small packet: flour (1kg), oil (500ml), sugar (500g), dates (250g), dahl (500g), rice (3kg)

    £5,000

    Chechnya

    Chechen refugees in Baku, Azerbaijan

    932 families x 5 persons (approximately) = 4,658 people

    Tomato paste (700g), oil (3ltrs), rice (3.6kgs), macaroni (7.2kgs), flour (5kg), sugar (2.7kg), tea (500g), Grachqa (4.5kg), Moloko (1 piece)

    £10,000

    Iraq

    Anywhere within these areas: Arbel, Kirkuk, Talawer, Kifri, Yanghige, Amirli, Deyala, Mosul, Baghdad, Fallujah, Abu Ghuraib, Al-Azamiyyah, Taji, Al-Ridhwaniyyah

    Food packets: 275 families

    Small packets: 1,500 people

    Rice, sugar, oil, meat, tea, chicken, dessert, tomato

    £5,000

    Palestine

    Masjid al-Aqsa

    2,500 worshippers

    Dates, water, fruit, soup, rice, chicken, yogurt, bread, juice and sweets

    £5,000

    Palestine

    Gaza and poor areas

    Financial Aid (Approximately 59%): families, widows and orphans

    Food Aid Project (Approximately 41%): families, the elderly and local farmers

    Hot meals for the elderly;

    Food parcels: Essential items such as rice, chickpeas, cooking oil, tea, sugar and canned food. In order to support the local Palestinian farmers, vegetables and meat/chicken are also included

    £8,500

     

     

     

    Total amount spent:

    £166,376

     

    India Iftari Pack
     
    Pakistan Iftar Programme


    Eid al-Fitr Gift Programmes

    Ummah Welfare Trust is providing Eid Gifts (Sadaqah al-Fitr) to the poor and needy Muslims of the Ummah in 4 countries:

    Country Specific Area(s) Beneficiary details Contents of packages Total Cost

    Pakistan

    Most deserving (poverty-stricken) areas

    7,000 families

    Wheat flour (20kgs)

    £21,000

    Bangladesh

    Dhaka, Gazipur, Kishoregonj, Netrokona, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Hobigonj, Sunamgonj, Pabna, Kurigram, Rangpur, Faridpur and Sirajgonj districts

    2,000 poor families = approximately 10,000 people

    Rice, pulse, sugar, semai, salt, sharee and lungi

    £10,000

    India

    Slum areas of Ahmedabad

    1,000 families

    Rice (2kgs), daal (1kg), sugar (2kgs), flour (4kgs), sevaiyan (500gms), naan bread (5), chawana (500gms), sweet (1kg) and biscuits (500gms)

    £5,000

    Palestine

    Gaza and poor areas

    200 Palestinians/orphans

    Details will be given in due course

    £1,500

     

     

     

    Total amount spent:

    £37,500

    Other Ramadhan Projects

    Pakistan

    Ummah Welfare Trust paid towards the sponsorship of 491 orphans in Pakistan & Kashmir and 256 orphans in Afghanistan, at a cost of £120 each, bringing the total disbursed to £89,640.

    Afghanistan

    Ummah Welfare Trust paid towards the cost of constructing a Masjid in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, at a cost of £7,500.

    India

    As part of the flood relief work in India, UWT funded the cost of the construction of 15 houses for the poorest of the poor which included widows, the physically challenged and the economically marginalised in Cuttack City, an area in Orissa, India affected greatly by the recent floods. UWT also paid towards the repairing of 30 dilapidated houses. Total cost: £10,000.

    UWT carried out an animal sacrifice in India on behalf of a donor. Cost: £30.

    Bangladesh

    UWT, as part of the Post-Flood Rehabilitation Programme in Bangladesh, paid £10,000 – a third of the total needed – towards the construction and repair of 55 homes to cater for the homeless and distressed families in the Netrokona, Kishoregonj, Sunamgonj, Habigonj and Sylhet districts.

    Burma

    An Orphanage is being run in Burma by UWT catering for around 150 children comprising mainly orphans and children from very poor families. The children are taught Islamic education and food, clothing and bedding is provided. Monthly cost: £1,000.

    Total Expenditure – Projects Within this Period Plus Ongoing Ones

     Project Amount (GBP)
     Iftaar costs £166,376
     Eid Gift costs £37,500
     Other project costs: £118,170
     Total Costs £322,046