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Posted On: 5 April 2020 11:33 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

Katara to distribute 5 tonnes of vegetables every day to needy

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[UPDATE - 6 April 2020]

1. Please note that the numbers given below are not for calling, only for sending messages on WhatsApp.

2. Vegetables will be diverted to your doorstep if you send the details of your location on the WhatsApp numbers.

3. If you want to pick the vegetables from Katara, the recommended time is from 2 pm to 3 pm.

[5 April 2020]

Katara Cultural Village in cooperation with Katara Forum for Qatari Farmers and the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) launched a campaign to distribute five tonnes of vegetables every day to those in need in Qatar.

The people in need can call on 55470558 and 55449862 to benefit from the campaign. To receive the quota assigned to each family, please go to the southern region from 9 am to 4 pm.

Katara General Manager Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti said, “This campaign comes within a series of charitable and community initiatives and campaigns launched by Katara previously on many occasions, both inside and outside Qatar.”

Under this initiative, five tonnes of vegetables will be distributed on a daily basis in cooperation with the Qatari Red Crescent Society, to the needy individuals and families inside Qatar, Dr. Al Sulaiti explained.

Dr. Al Sulaiti stressed that through these charitable initiatives and campaigns, Katara works to spread the culture of cooperation and solidarity between the various members of society and its structures,” said Dr. Al Sulaiti.

He noted that this campaign represents the best evidence of cooperation of various efforts towards achieving a goal to enhance social solidarity and support the state’s efforts in supporting needy people.

Mona Al Sulaiti, Executive Director of the Volunteer and Local Development Sector of QRCS, said that the organization's volunteers are participating in distributing the assistance provided by Qatari farmers through the Qatari Farmers Forum to ensure that they reach all places in Qatar.

Ahmed al Khulaifi, head of volunteers at QRCS, said: “This campaign is not the first in which we cooperate with Katara. We are happy to participate in this initiative with Katara and Katara Qatari Farmers’ Forum after the trucks sent from the Qatari farms arrived in Katara on Saturday. We felt great enthusiasm from the volunteers, desiring to provide added support to our beloved homeland.”

Source: Katara, Qatar Red Crescent Society