Mangalore, July 26: The Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district units of Jamiyyatul Falah, in coordination with the organisation’s NRCC units, have distributed provisions to nearly 2,500 deserving Muslim families across the two districts on the occasion of Ramzan.
The groceries included 25 kg rice, besides sugar, tea powder, pulses, edible oil, sevige etc – all weighing 10 kg. The value of the each unit is estimated to be Rs. 1,000 and the total worth of the distributed provisions amounts to Rs. 25 lakh, according to an office-bearer of the organization.
He said the provisions were delivered direct to the homes of the beneficiaries, spread from Kundapur to Sullia, by the volunteers of the organization. The beneficiaries were identified through a survey, he added.
While 2,200 units of provision kit were sponsored by the NRCC units, the remaining 300 were sponsored by a group of charity-minded people heded by Althaf Khateeb.
The distribution was symbolically inaugurated at the organisation’s office in Kankanady on Wednesday. Basheer Haji, president of the Corporation unit, secretary Azeem, treasurer Nazeer Ahmed, joint secretary Imthiyaz Khateeb, District unit treasurer Zameer Ambar, P.B.A. Razak, Faizan, among others, were present.