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02 May 2014

Operation Winter Warmth 2014


Operation Winter Warmth 2014: The Al-Imdaad Foundation and Uthukela distribute winter aid in Indaka

09 Jul 2014

On the 10th of July 2014 the Al-Imdaad Foundation partnered with the Uthukela Local Municipality to conduct a joint distribution in the Indaka area of Ladysmith. 200 blankets, 100 warm hats, 50 walking sticks and 2 wheel chairs were distributed to needy residents who had been identified by OSS structures in the area including disabled, elderly residents and children. An Al-Imdaad team member also offered words of support to the local community and the recipients as well as the Honourable Mayor, Councillor Mazibuko, were very grateful. The Mayor mentioned that she had been partnering with Al-Imdaad Foundation ever since her election and congratulated Al-Imdaad on their excellent work locally and internationally.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014: Al-Imdaad Foundation distributes blankets with the Ukahlamba Municipality

24 Jun 2014

The Al-Imdaad Foundation, together with the Ukahlamba Municipality distributed 150 blankets to some of the neediest residents of the Berville area. Distribution was carried out by Councillor Hlongwane and the Muslim Jamaat of Bergville. All recipients were identified by the ward councillor of the area as the neediest members of the community. Councillor Hlongwane gave a short address and thanked the Al-Imdaad Foundation and the Muslim Community of Bergville for the support they had shown. An introduction to the Al-Imdaad Foundation was done by Ahmed Shazi and the recipients thanked and prayed for the Al-Imdaad Foundation.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014: Al-Imdaad distributes blankets in partnership with the Mpofana Municipality

23 Jun 2014

The Al-Imdaad Foundation together with the Mpofana Municipality distributed 250 blankets sponsored by Muslim Aid Australia to the neediest residents of the Mooi River area, whch is one of the coldest areas in KZN. The distribution was carried out by Councillor Xolani Duma, Community Care Givers and the Muslim Community of Mooi River. All recipients were identified by the ward councillor of the area as some of the most needy who could not afford to purchase winter items themselves. The Councillor gave a short talk to the people, and thanked the Al-Imdaad Foundation for partnering with the Muslim Community of Mooi River for the distribution. A short introduction to the Al-Imdaad Foundation was done by Ahmed Shazi and thereafter recipients thanked and prayed for Al-Imdaad.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014 in partnership with eThekwini Municipality under the banner of Muslim Aid Australia

18 Jun 2014

The Al-Imdaad Foundation in partnership with the eThekwini Municipality distributed 600 blankets to needy recipients of the Welbadatch area in ward 72. The beneficiaries of the blankets were a multiracial community that was identified for the distribution because of the high level of poverty and unemployment in the area. The Al-Imdaad Foundation was also given the opportunity to offer a few words of support to the community and thereafter the Mayor of eThekwini Mr James Nxumalo, who was also present for the distribution, thanked the Foundation for the continuous support that the Foundation has been rendering to the Durban Metro. The beneficiaries also thanked the Al-Imdaad Foundation for the items they received.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014: Al-Imdaad Foundation launches OWW in the Eastern Cape.

12 Jun 2014

On the 12th of June 2014 the Al-Imdaad Foundation teams launched Operation Winter Warmth in the Eastern Cape, one of the poorest provinces in the country where many cannot afford to purchase winter items for themselves and their children. The Al-Imdaad Foundation conducted a distribution of hats, blankets and gloves to impoverished students and community members in the following areas of the Eastern Cape: King Williams Town’s Dimbaza locality, East London’s Parkside & Vergenoeg districts and Port Elizabeth‘s Salt Lake, Booysen Park, Kwa Zakhele and Korsten localities. Distributions were also conducted in George.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014: AL-Imdaad distributes blankets in partnership with the Umtshezi Municipality (Estcourt).

29 May 2014

The Al-Imdaad Foundation team accompanied by the speaker of the Umtshezi Municipality and the respective councillors of each ward distributed blankets in the Engodini area in ward 8 at Thandanani School, the Ephofini area in ward 7, the Kwamthaniya area in ward 7at Kwamthaniya School and at Nkaseni Primary School in the Nhlawe area in ward 5. Each of the areas was earmarked due to the large volume of needy and vulnerable residents living there. The blankets would help the residents, many of whom have insufficient protection against the cold weather, cope with the difficult winter conditions that have been common in recent years.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014: Al-Imdaad Foundation distributes blankets in partnership with the Phoenix Care Foundation.

29 May 2014

The Al-Imdaad Foundation in partnership with the Phoenix Care Foundation distributed blankets to needy recipients of the Phoenix community. Phoinix is one of the largest Indian Majority Townships in South Africa and is riddled with many social problems like drug abuse, single parent households and growing unemployment. All these come together to produce situations of extreme need amongst many residents. MP Mr Omie Singh was in attendance for the distribution and he gave words of support to the recipient community and thanked the Al-Imdaad Foundation for bringing warmth to the people Phoenix.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014: Al-Imdaad Foundation teams distribute warm hats and gloves at the Springfield Primary School.

29 May 2014

As part of its 2014 winter warmth campaign, the Al-Imdaad Foundation team distributed warm hats and gloves to needy learners at the Springfield Primary school. The Principal Mr Omar thanked the Al-Imdaad Foundation for the warm hats and gloves and also expressed his gratitude to the organization for its continued Make Breakfast Possible project where needy students are given cereal every morning.

Operation Winter Warmth 2014 : Al-Imdaad distributes blankets in partnership with DSD Eastern Cape and BCMM.

15 May 2014

The Al-Imdaad Foundation in partnership with the Department of Social development (DSD) and the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCCM) of the Eastern Cape, distributed blankets to needy residents at the East London City Hall. Beneficiaries were identified from Duncan Village, Orange Grove, Scenery Park and Mdantsane which is the second biggest township in South Africa after Soweto. All beneficiaries had been earmarked for the distribution through local structures of Operation Sukuma Sakhe ensuring that the most needy including elderly, school children and disabled are prioritised.