Kuwait provides financial aid for Egyptian charities
Kuwait's Zakat House provided a financial contribution worth the total sum of EGP 4.6 million (about $358,000) to construct 94 houses for the poor and orphans in the villages of northern Egypt.
The head of the Zakat office, Ismail Al-Kanderi said that the donation, which was presented yesterday to Dar-Orman Charitable Society, would initially build 32 houses in the village of Sohag, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Kuwaiti donor Saleh Al-Ghanim provided EGP 2.1 million (around $118,300) to the first project.
The other donation was provided by the Kuwaiti Al-Najat Charitable Society worth EGP 4.2 million ($ 239,000) to build 62 houses in three villages in the northern Egypt region, Al-Kanderi added.
Head of Dar-Orman Charity Association, Mamdouh Shaaban said the construction process would be in coordination with the Zakat House office.
Shaaban thanked Kuwait for its efforts to alleviate the suffering of poor Egyptians and welcomed Kuwaiti donors to visit the sites of the charitable projects.
Source: Bahrain News Agency