BCF makes major donations in Garmian during Eid al-Adha

The Garmian branch of the Barzani Charity Foundation hands over nearly 1000kg red meat to impecunious families in Garmian
The logo of the Barzani Charity Foundation. (Photo: Designed by Kurdistan 24)
The logo of the Barzani Charity Foundation. (Photo: Designed by Kurdistan 24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The head of the Garmian branch of the Barzani Charity Foundation, Sabah Ali, announced in an interview with Kurdistan 24 on Monday, the branch with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Red Crescent and companies’ cooperation, hand over nearly 1000kg red meat to impecunious families in Garmian.

The head stated “In a cooperation between the foundation, UAE Red Crescent and some of the companies, after slaughtering the animals, nearly 1000kg meat obtained and will be donated to 500 families in some avenues of Rizgari Sharade”  

The head of the Garmian branch of the Barzani Charity Foundation, Sabah Ali (Photo: Kurdistan 24)
The head of the Garmian branch of the Barzani Charity Foundation, Sabah Ali (Photo: Kurdistan 24)

The foundation donates fresh meat to people in need in all the cities and independent administrations of the Kurdistan Region. In the first day of the Eid, 80 bull calves got slaughtered in the slaughterhouse, complying all the medical guidance, and then will be distributed to poor people.

He added “As well as the meat will be handed over to the families who visit us daily and some of them are special in need, others are the tenants who have been registered with us”

The Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization that was founded in 2005. The Kurdistan Region's Prime Minister Masrour Barzani is the head of the foundation’s board of founders.

This charity provides financial assistance to orphans and their carers, also participates in supplying disabled people wheelchairs and other equipment as well as some other facilities to them. Thousands of Kurds from Turkey (the north) and Iran (The east) of Kurdistan who fled to Kurdistan Region benefit from this foundation.  

The foundation has been highly recognized for its work at different times, in 2013, it was the first charity organization providing urgent humanitarian aid to Kurdish refugees from Syria (Rojava) who fled to Kurdistan Region.

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The foundation is well-known internationally as in 2016, was granted Consultative Status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It’s been officially licensed by the British Charity Commission in 2020. Also, officially registered as a charity organization in Kuwait in 2016.