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Posted On: 7 October 2019 09:31 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:05 pm

Qatar Charity to implement 11 development projects in Indonesia

Binu Cherian
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Qatar Charity (QC) has announced the implementation of 11 major development projects in Indonesia within two years, which will be inaugurated in the near future.

Qatar Charity said today that these projects, which cost about QR 13 million included education, health and social welfare, benefiting thousands of orphans and low-income families.

Director of Qatar Charity Office in Indonesia, Karam Zainham explained that QC's efforts are continuing at a greater pace in the field of development and social welfare to protect the needy in Indonesia. He pointed out that the projects that will be launched soon have been started since 2017 and ended in 2019, noting that they will contribute significantly to the development of Indonesian society and provide the necessary services needed in the areas of health, education and social welfare.

He added that all these projects have been implemented with the generous support of Qatar's donors who always respond to the needs of the Indonesian society and stress on the quality of the projects which should be completed in the shortest possible time, noting that many donors direct their donations to social projects.

Project Manager at Qatar Charity in Jakarta Hendra Hadi said that the projects, which have been established in various Indonesian regions, include special care centers for orphans in Banten, a social housing with 20 houses in Subang Jaya, as well as a multi-service center on the same site.

In the health sector, a number of hospitals and clinics have been founded, such as the Nahla health center in Subang, a hospital in Bogor, a health center in Karangpawitan, a health center and a refugee hospital in Lombok and a residential complex that includes 25 houses benefiting 22 families in East Lombok.

Since its inception in Indonesia in 2006, Qatar Charity has been active in directing humanitarian assistance to those in need, such as the victims of the 2007 tsunami, the victims of the West Sumatra earthquake in 2009, the Rohingya refugee assistance in 2009 and 2015, assistance for victims of the typhoon in 2012, assistance for victims of the Great Garut flood in 2016, construction of 126 housing units including six schools and mosques, as well as assistance for victims of the 2018 Lombok earthquake and construction of social housing for the poor in Aceh.

Source: QNA