Udhiyah campaign report for 2008

from Life for Relief and Development
Published on 23 Dec 2008 View Original

In Kabul, Laghman, and Nangahar, 763 families received packages of fresh Udhiyah meat.


Over 10,000 pounds of fresh meat was distributed to 2,300 poor Iraqi families, as well as a number of orphans, in the provinces of Baghdad, Anbar, Diyala, and Mosul.


Udhiyah meat was distributed to 580 families living in Palestinian refugee camps and isolated rural villages.


In the governorates of Tripoli and Sidon LIFE distributed Udhiyah meat to 130 needy families.


Some 7 tons of fresh meat were distributed to 3,442 needy Palestinian families in Gaza, the West Bank, and the Israeli towns of Nazareth and Al Raina.


Some 540 families in and around Damascus received packages of Udhiyah meat for the Eid. The recipients included 100 families in the Yarmouk Refugee Camp for Palestinians..

Sierra Leone

In this West African country some 3,500 needy people, including orphans and the disabled, were recipients of Udhiyah meat for the Eid.


Over 48,000 Somalis benefited from the distribution of Udhiyah meat in the following areas: Bandar, Lower Shabelle, Hiraan, Hargeisa, Somaliland, Jedo, and Bakul.


Some 500 needy families in Michigan and Ohio received packages of Udhiyah meat for the Eid. Mosques and schools in the cities of Toledo, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Detroit, Hamtramck, Southfield, and Franklin served as distribution centers for the Campaign.


Meat was distributed among 1,164 Somali refugees living in Sanaa, Al-Hasaba, and Al-Safiya.

Other Countries

Nearly 43,000 poverty-stricken families across Sub-Saharan African and the Horn of Africa received Udhiyah meat from LIFE. The countries where the meat was distributed are: Ethiopia, Darfur-Sudan, Eretria, Kenya, Mali, and Gambia.