Qatar Charity implements 363 projects in Indonesia
18 Jul 2017 - 1:53
Qatar Charity (QC) has carried out 363 projects in Indonesia during the first half of 2017, including areas of water, education, multi-cultural services centres, housing and income-generating projects, at a cost of QR7m.
QC is currently pursuing 630 projects to be opened in the coming months at a cost of about QR43m. Karam Zeinhom, Director of QC’s Office in Indonesia, said the projects implemented in the first half of the year included 326 water projects at various villages, mosques and schools, including the construction of 5 houses for the poor and orphans, and the construction of two multi-service centres in the cities of Sukabumi and Obikasi, as well as the construction of 23 mosques, a school for memorization of The Holy Quran in addition to 6 income-generating projects.
He added that donors from the people of Qatar always respond to the needs of the Indonesian community and are keen on the quality of projects to be completed in the shortest possible time to meet the needs of beneficiaries. Qatar Charity Office in Indonesia is preparing to start the project for building a private hospital in one of the largest healthcare institutions in Indonesia, he noted.
Qatar Charity currently guarantees 2691 people in Indonesia, including 2,360 orphans and the remainder distributed on the allowances of low-income families, disabled people, students, teachers and the Holy Quran teachers.
QC’s work in Indonesia was officially launched following the 2004 tsunami in Aceh, where the relief work and the construction of an integrated village in Aceh were completed in 2005, and moved to the capital Jakarta with Aceh’s office as a sub-office.