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Dozens of vulnerable families receive edible items

Dozens of vulnerable families receive edible items

Jun 23, 2015 - 15:59

KHOST/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of civil societyinfo-icon organizations provided dozens of vulnerable and deserved families with wheat and other edibles in southeastern Khost and eastern Nangarhar provinces on Tuesday.

Nasir Ahmad Rokhan, a civil society activist, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a civil society organization collected financial aid and then bought wheat had they distributed among needy families.

“At least 1,400 kilograms of wheat was distributed among 14 vulnerable families,” he added.

Rokhan urged well-off people to provide assistance to needy and vulnerable families.

Gul Wazira, an old woman in Khost, told Pajhwok Afghan News her husband and three sons died and now she looked after her orphan grandchildren.

She appreciated the civil society activists for extending aid and assistance. Several other residents of Khost praised the assistance and demanded more in the holy month of Ramadaninfo-icon.

Separately, Ikramullah Ikram, director of a civil society in Jalalabad, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province, told Pajhwok Afghan News the aid was distributed among persons who lost their family elders.

The edible consists of sacks of flour, rice, edible oil, sugar, bean, pulses, green tea and several other items.

“We have distributed edibles worth 200,000 afghanis and each family received edible items worth 6,570 afs,” he added.

People were living abroad provided financial support which “we had distributed among needy and deserved families.”




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