COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH April 19, 2022 — Baitulmaal, a Dallas-based international humanitarian nonprofit, recently distributed 625 Ramadan food packages that provided 162,000 meals for Rohingya refugees living in camp settlements in Bangladesh.
Families in Cox’s Bazar received a month’s worth of items such as flour, sugar, lentils and oil, basic necessities that are out of reach for many living in refugee camps. Lack of employment and education opportunities keep families struggling to escape poverty after they risked their lives to escape violence, according to Elizabeth Sohail, program director at Baitulmaal.
“Many of these families are still reeling from fires that displaced them from their homes prior to Ramadan last year,” Sohail said. “Having these food packages in time for this year’s Ramadan gives them one less thing to worry about during a month meant for gratitude and reflection.”
Baitulmaal delivered approximately 4 million meals to those in need around the world this past Ramadan. The charity also provides food, water, healthcare and other humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. If you would like to learn more or contribute to these programs at Baitulmaal, please visit their website at Baitulmaal.org.
Baitulmaal is an international humanitarian aid organization that provides life-saving, life-sustaining and life-enriching aid to people in need around the world. With headquarters in Texas, the charity has domestic offices and representatives in California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan and New Jersey as well as international offices in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East.
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