ACT Continues to Spread Joy Through Collaborations and Iftar Together

ACT gave hundreds to thousands of iftars to individuals in need in diverse places. The collaboration of the relevant partners makes these initiatives possible.

Orphans
Orphans are one among the groups that benefit from ACT's breaking of the fast. (ACTNews/Rafael Fernando)

ACTNews, PADANG PARIAMAN, JAKARTA – The benefactors' iftar offerings have continued to accompany the iftar times for those in need. On Friday (4/22/2022), Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) Padang, in collaboration with Respon Radio, served iftar meals to 60 orphans near the Rayatul Akbar Palapa Mosque in Nagari Kasang, Batang Anai District, Padang Pariaman Regency.

The Chairman of KUA Padang Pariaman Afrizon, the Head of the Office of Religious Affairs (KUA), responded positively to this occasion. "It is our common responsibility to make the orphans happy. Furthermore, there are many disadvantaged orphans in this mosque, which we must all help," he remarked.

Respon Radio, an ACT partner, wishes to see more good deeds with ACT in the future. "Insha Allah, this good activity will continue in the following Ramadan," remarked Putra, Respon Radio's leader.

ACT South Jakarta, in collaboration with Hijabers Community partners, broke the fast together at Sports Center, South Mangga Dua Village, Central Jakarta, Sunday (4/24/2022) to make orphans happy. A total of 700 orphans and impoverished residents received a set of prayer kits.


In addition to the iftar, ACT South Jakarta and the Hijabers Community give prayer kits. (ACTNews)

Fani, Hijabers Community's Public Relations Officer, noted that they conduct this charity action every year, especially during Ramadan. It was a way for members of the Hijabers Community to express their concern for the community.

"We hope that this collaboration between the Hijabers Community and ACT will continue every year to distribute blessings throughout the community and to express our appreciation to Allah," Fani stated.

This event was also supported by PPSU members from South Mangga Dua Village and the Ashabul Kahfi Foundation to continue spreading kindness. The villagers were enthusiastic about this exciting activity.

ACT East Jakarta also held a similar event with Asosiasi Asuransi Syariah Indonesia (AASI). They distributed 2,000 iftar packages and dinner for the qiyam al-layl congregation at At Taubah Mosque, Kebon Nanas, East Jakarta, Monday (4/25/2022).

Erwin, an AASI director, handed over the aid to Wuryanto, the Head of the ACT East Jakarta Program Team. The event was also getting crowded when Sheikh Saweed Zaki Hamed from Palestine gave an Islamic lecture. The Mayor of East Jakarta, M. Anwar, SSi, MAP, spoke at the occasion and launched it with remarks.

The Nurul Islam Mosque, Al Anwar Mosque, Umar bin Khattab Mosque, Al Fattah Mosque, Al Mujahidin Mosque, and At Taubah Mosque all received this iftar package. The congregation of the mosque and the neighborhood surrounding the mosque were the intended recipients of this distribution. []