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Give Back this Ramadan: 10 Charities that Need Your Donations
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Arwa Hezzah

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Ramadan is the time to recognise the needs of those less fortunate and find ways to give back what you can. If you’re looking to give back this Ramadan, here are 10 places where you can make donations during this blessed month, all from the comfort of your home.

  1. Resala

Resala is one of Egypt’s most well-known charity organisations, known for providing a multitude of services for the needy, including medical projects, aid, literacy projects, and much more.

You can make your donations here or call 19450 for more information.

  1. Dar El Orman

Dar el Orman organisation is aimed at promoting charitable services that allow less fortunate members of society to move up economically and socially through civil work. This Ramadan, they’re providing food packages for 150 LE or 250 LE.

You can make donations here or call 19455 for more information.

  1. Takafol

Takafol is a charity organisation dedicated to helping the needy meet their basic daily needs through monetary contributions. This Ramadan, they’re providing food packages to the less fortunate for 125 LE. You can find details about the contents   volunteering for packing events.

For details on how to give back, send a message to their Facebook.

  1. Mashroo3 Kheir

Established by AUC students, Mashroo3 Kheir is known for finding new ways to give back, calling themselves “Youth’s Creative Hub for Kheir in Egypt”. This year, Mashroo3 Kheir is #passingthekheiron by distributing food packages to the less fortunate.

You can get more details about donations and volunteer work from their Facebook or Instagram.

  1. Misr El Kheir

Misr El Kheir is a renowned charity organisation focused on human development through areas such as health, education, social solidarity, and more. This Ramadan, they’re offering a variety of ways through which you can donate to feed needy families, including “Iftar Sa2em” for only 40 LE and “Kheir Box” for 150 LE.

You can find more details and donate here.

  1. Life Makers

Life Makers is a charity organisation aimed at providing aid and financing development projects for the less fortunate. This Ramadan, they’re distributing over 4,000 food packages across Egypt and funding a variety of different projects in support of the needy.

To make donations, visit their website here.

  1. Egyptian Food Bank

The Egyptian Food Bank is a charity organisation aimed at eradicating hunger throughout the country by continuously providing food packages to those in need. This Ramadan, they’re providing food packages for 150 LE or 250 LE for their “Iftar Sayem” programme.

To donate, dial 16060 or visit their website here.

  1. Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357

Contribute to those in need of medical treatment this Ramadan through the 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital. You can make donations to support the hospital itself by donating to research programmes and construction projects. You can also make direct donations to patients by sponsoring a patient or through their monthly donation programs.

Find more details or make a donation here.

  1. World Food Programme

One of the world’s leading humanitarian organisations, the World Food Programme (WFP), aimed to end hunger and provide food security to famine victims through food assistance programmes. This Ramadan, the WFP is providing food packages to countries suffering from food shortages like Yemen, South Sudan, and Northeast Nigeria.

To donate this Ramadan, visit their website here.

  1. Nahr El Kheir

Nahr El Kheir is an organisation aimed at providing clean water to rural villages across Egypt. Over the years, they have managed to provide clean water to a variety of locations across the country. Help people have access to clean water this Ramadan by donating to Nahr El Kheir.

To make a donation, call 000219054 or visit their Facebook for more information.