HIRDA Iftar Program for Talawadag Camp
In July, 2015 Hirda in partner with Human Concern International (HCI), which was the funding agency of the project held a program of providing food items to vulnerable people during the Ramadan in order to break their fasting period. HIRDA was the implementing agency of the program.
HIRDA’s IFTAR principles of assisting and supporting our poor society, reaching the needy and assist those affected by the hard living circumstances. It is HIRDA’s distinguished role and mission to alleviate the sufferings and improving the quality of lives of vulnerable people living in the IDP’s and with the experience its acquired overtime in emergency relief of local communities in different parts of Somalia. HIRDA leverages its expertise in relief services and are dedicated to care and help the vulnerable groups.
This program was to Support the disadvantaged and destitute families in Talawadag Camp in Dharkeynley district, Mogadishu, Somalia. The beneficiaries of this project were IDPs including men, women, children and elderly people who lived in the camp. The children go around cities and do small task like shining shoes, washing cars, garbage collection, washing dishes at restaurants in order to buy food and important basic needs.
The main objectives were selecting the beneficiaries of the project and preparing the list of beneficiaries, preparing ID-cards for the beneficiaries, arranging transportation, purchase food items from the market and get a large banner for the project.
The major achievements of the program were the food items were distributed in a pleasant environment, the beneficiaries worries of hunger among the poor was reduced and they were satisfied with the food deliveries. A lot of vulnerable people gained from this project for they were able to forget about even for a little while.