8.5 Million People, 46 Countries Benefit from ACT’s Humanitarian Programs in 2021

The generosity of the people of Indonesia has benefitted 8.5 million beneficiaries worldwide across 399 cities in 46 countries in some regions including Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and the Balkans.

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Illustration. Children receive clean water from ACT. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, JAKARTA – From January to December 2021, the donations from the generous have benefitted 8.5 million people worldwide. Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) implemented over 39,500 humanitarian programs in 46 countries, covering 399 cities 2,289 districts, and 5,000 villages.

ACT's Global Humanity Response Director Andi Noor Faradiba explained that the ACT’s humanitarian programs reached beneficiaries in Indonesia’s neighboring countries like Malaysia, Myanmar, and the Philippines.

Several countries in the Middle East have also regularly received assistance from Indonesia through ACT, including Palestine, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen.  

"In Africa, on the other hand, the countries like Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Somalia, and Sudan have also received assistance from Indonesian generous donors," said Faradiba.

The charity of the Indonesian people also reaches countries in Europe, including Bosnia - Herzegovina which is located in the Balkans.

In Bosnia, ACT distributed two tons of food packages and distributed Quran copies to hundreds of people.

For Asia and the Middle East, ACT’s humanitarian programs are in the form of Waqf Well construction, food distribution, financial assistance, and winter aid distribution.

In addition, ACT helps the local Muslims in Africa by distributing Quran copies and prayer kits as well as renovating mosques.

“We hope that you will continue supporting us so that our humanitarian programs will continue in 2022. We pray that your contribution will support the needy in this world and benefit you in the afterlife,” concluded Faradiba. []