Bringing Joy to Orphans in Subulussalam City

“Insha Allah, our sincere action in distributing food packages was excitedly welcomed by the orphans and their families. This action was run smoothly thanks to our philanthropists’ alms,” said Indra Mudaris from ACT Subulussalam City Program Team.

Orphans in Subulussalam
The happiness of an orphan when receiving food aid in Subulussalam City, Aceh. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, SUBULUSSALAM Aksi Cepat Tanggap continues their effort to share their care for the orphans through food aid distribution. This time, the action was carried out in Subulussalam City, Aceh, from Monday (9/13/2021) to Wednesday (9/15/2021).

“We are aware that they require assistance since their families are also financially deprived,” said Indra Mudaris from ACT Sabulussalam Program Team, Wednesday (9/14/2021).

ACT and MRI Sabulussalam teams worked together in distributing the food packages to six villages including Lipat Kajang and Tanjung Villages in Simpang Kanan District, Jontor and SIkelang Villages in Penanggalan DIstrict, SUlampi Village in Suro District, and Bangun Sari Village in Longkib District.

“Insha Allah, our sincere action in distributing food packages was excitedly welcomed by the orphans and their families. This action was run smoothly thanks to our philanthropists’ alms,” added Indra.

As of August 2021, the Ministry of Social Affairs says that at least 4 million Indonesian children have lost their parents either they have become fatherless, motherless, or orphans. Currently, a total of 3,978,622 children are raised by poor families, 45,000 children are raised by the Child Welfare Institution (LKSA), and as many as 20,000 children are abandoned by their parents due to the Covid-19.[]