Source: Jinah-Ud-Din Saif
On 19 and 20 December, the humanitarian aid action from the Ahmadiyya and international foundation “Humanity First” continued in the municipality of Pristina. With the motto Love for all and hatred for none and “Humanity First, serving mankind” both organisations distributed these food supplies to 500 people in severe economic conditions during these two days. Beneficiaries of this assistance were families with social assistance. Through cooperation of Ahmadiyya, Humanity First and the Municipality of Prishtina, respectively the Director of Social Welfare, Mrs. Valbona Osmani – Mehmetaj, enabled the aid to be distributed in several locations of Prishtina such as: “Kodra e Trimave”, “Qafë”, “Bregu i Diellit” and “Hajvali”.
On 19 December 2018, aid was distributed to the “Kodra e Trimave” district for 60 families, some of this families came to take the food packets in the social work center and about the remaining the food packets were brought to their homes because of their hardship to come on the social center. This disctrict is known as the poorest region of Prishtina with 979 severe registered cases. It was told by the director there exist several of such cases but people do not dare to register because of their pride. Their faces were full of joy and happiness especially children were receiving the volunteers with cheerfulness.
And on December 20, these aid distributed to the districts: “Qafa”, “Bregu i Diellit” and “Hajvali”. A socially-assisted family living in difficult conditions in Hajvali heartily thanked with words: “My Allah will reward you therefore that you came to help us in these cold winter and snowy days.”
The package included these food products: a pack of oil, flour, sugar, salt, pasta, rice, soup, marmalade etc. One packet has the price of 40.00 Euro. What is also important to mention the food products were chosen to be all local, which means that from this help for the families of social assistance project has supported the economics of Kosovo.
The representative of Ahmadiyya and Humanity First in Kosovo thanked the willingness of the cooperation of the Municipality of Prishtina and the volunteers who helped in these cold and snowy days, and promised that the assistance will continue and will extend to all Kosovo municipalities in the months to come.