A local NGO is providing one-month food supplies for families in need of assistance.
The NGO, “Mahaldheeb Foundation” announced that they will be assisting single-mothers, low-income families, orphans, people with special needs, and other disadvantaged people listed with the NGO.
A total of 250 families have registered with the NGO.
According to Mahaldheeb Foundation, this is the fifth year since they commenced their endeavour to assist vulnerable people. The programme is carried out on Ramadan each year. The NGO said over MVR 340,000 worth of food supplies have been provided to over 340 families over the past four years.
The NGO - Mahaldheeb Foundation, was founded by Maldivian religious scholar Dr Mohamed Iyaz. The foundation accepts public donations towards the cause.