Within the scope of its winter aid campaign,WEFA International Humanitarian Relief Organization has provided winter clothing to children in Edirne. Winter aid will be delivered to 500 needy children in Edirne within the framework of WEFA’s aid works carried out in cooperation with the Edirne Governorship Provincial Disaster and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).
WEFA’s team, which went to Edirne within the scope its 2020/21 Winter Aid campaign, distributed various winter items to children this winter.
Coats, boots, socks, winter hats, school bags, masks, and lunchboxes were given to children in need. Winter aid will be delivered to 500 needy children in Edirne within the aid works together with the Edirne Governorship Provincial Disaster and AFAD. (repetitive) The aid delivery was participated by WEFA Turkey Chairman Musab Aydın, as well as WEFA Secretary-General CumaAli Keleş, WEFA Turkey Project Coordinator Mustafa Aykut and WEFA Volunteer Hatice Ünal. Edirne Governorship Provincial Disaster and Emergency Director Ali Altındağ also participated in the project.
Giving information about the aid project, WEFA President Musab Aydın said:
‘’Our 2020/21 Winter Aid efforts is being realized with the motto, “Let the Winter Sun be Your Gift!”. As part of our aid efforts, we provide blankets, food packages, stoves, fuel allowances and zakat to needy families; and we give winter clothes to children. We have been supporting in a variety of winter assistances to the needy in Turkey, Mongolia, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Pakistan, Kashmir, Lebanon, Yemen and Bangladesh. This year we have not forgotten our children in Turkey. We work on a variety of winter aid projects this winter to help children in different provinces of Turkey as we do every year. Last week, we provided winter aid to children in Sivas, Afyonkarahisar, Tokat and Malatya. Today, we provide winter clothes to children in Edirne in cooperation with AFAD. Meanwhile, we distributed zakat to families in need. Our winter aid projects will continue until March.’’
Stating that they also made official visits to institutions in Edirne as well as conducting aid activities, Aydın said,
“We visited Edirne Provincial Mufti Alettin Bozkurt in his office. We informed him about our winter aid projects. Then, we will visit Edirne Governorship and meet Edirne Governor Ekrem Canalp. Our aid activities will continue in the coming days.”
Edirne Governorship Provincial Disaster and Emergency Director Ali Altındağ also appreciated WEFA’s aid projects towards those in need; on this occasion, he expressed his gratitude to all benefactors.