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Darul Ihsan Centre, through its ‘Operation H20’ initiative to supply potable water to drought stricken communities continued its outreach to Ulundi, in Zululand – one of 11 district municipalities of KwaZulu-Natal.
Currently large areas of KZN are experiencing severe drought conditions and Ulundi is no exception. Despite recent rains the drought is continuing unabated.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, 10 April 2016, the ‘Operation H20’ team comprising Ulama members of Darul Ihsan Centre, volunteer community members that included children, youth and adults loaded two trucks with bottled water at the Centre’s Sea Cow Lake office and departed for Ulundi.
The ‘Operation H20’ team - together with other local volunteer Ulama members and community members - distributed 20, 560 litres of bottle water among residents of the drought stricken community of Ulundi.
The ‘Muslim Empowerment Fund’ (MEF), a community upliftment initiative of Darul Ihsan Centre - in tandem with the ‘Operation H20’ team - distributed 480 stationery packs to many school children in the area and also distributed 300 packs of biscuit to residents.
Residents and community leaders of the area expressed their sincere gratitude to the ‘Operation H20’ team for the bottled water. The ‘Operation H20’ and other outreach initiatives of Darul Ihsan Centre are made possible through the generous and on-going contributions of the Muslim community.
Darul Ihsan Centre and the ‘Operation H2O' team place on record their sincere thanks and appreciation to all who contributed, assisted - particularly the youth and children - and made dua for this noble effort.
We humbly appeal to families and individuals to continue their dedicated support so that more communities can receive desperately needed drinking water at this time of drought and in this way earn the pleasure of Allah Ta'ala and His protection.
Operation H20 – Muslim Empowerment Fund
Darul Ihsan Islamic Centre
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