June 19th, 2011

June 19th, 2011

June 19th, 2011 150 150 ComfortAid International

2011 Ramadhan Iftaar Fund:

Repeating our efforts of past 17 years, CAI will insha’Allah assist in providing poor families with Iftaar support this coming blessed month of Ramadhan.  Our reach will include feeding programs for the poor and destitute in the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Srilanka

 

– 3,200 families @ US$28 per family unit

  • 25 kg wheat flour
  • 5 liter cooking oil
  • 3 kg sugar
  • 1 kg dates.

Total cost US$89,600

 

– 140 families @ US$21 per family unit

  • 5 kg rice
  • 5 kg various daals
  • 5 kg sugar
  • 1 kg tea
  • 5 liter cooking oil
  • half kg salt
  • 1 bottle jam

Total cost US$2,940

 

– 2,300 families @ US$21 per family unit

  • 5 kg rice
  • 5 kg various daals
  • 5 kg sugar
  • 1 kg tea
  • 5 liter cooking oil
  • half kg salt
  • 1 bottle jam

Total cost US$48,300

 

– 200 families @ US$23 per family unit

  • 10 kg rice
  • 2 kg various daals
  • 3 kg sugar
  • 1 kg dates

Total cost US$4,600

Total planned disbursement of about US$145,400 needs to be raised between now and Ramadhan 1 (August 1).  CAI will forward contract with vendors on these food items at current prices to lock in savings, as prices will increase an average of 20% as we approach the holy month.  Please, please give or pledge generously NOW so we can be prepared insha’Allah.  I am certain we will all play our parts to make this Ramadhan a little easier for those who struggle to survive.  May Allah (S) immensely bless you for your kindness and generosity.

Bosnia, The Beautiful:
 

I was blessed with a trip to Bosnia Herzegovina in the company of Beta Charitable Trust officers early June.  My narration of the trip might of interest to you at:

 

http://aliyusufalimyworld.blogspot.com/2011/06/bosnia-beautiful.html

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