AT-KABUL: The Afghan-Turk High School in Kabul has started distribution of 7,000 food packages to needy families in different parts of the country, as part of its Ramadan-long humanitarian operation.
The Afghan-Turk High School (ATHS) on Saturday started the implementation of the food aid program for Ramadan while distributing 3,000 food packages to needy families and blue-collar workers in the capital city.
Chairmen of ATHS, Numan Erdoğan, said the school’s students in cooperation with a number of Afghan and Turkish traders are providing the food packages to eligible people in the holy month of Ramadan. Around $200,000 has been collected to complete the humanitarian operation.
A single food package includes 10kg rice, 10kg flour, three liter cooking oil, five kg sugar and 500gm date.
Teachers, students, the Turkish Relief Association, Afghan and Turkish businessmen had collected money as part of the scheme this Ramadan, to distribute 1,000 daily free Iftar meals, to eligible people, he said.