ACTNews, GAZA – On the day of Eid Al-Fitr, children flocked in front of the Indonesia Humanitarian Center in Gaza, Saturday (5/23). They cheered, waving the Indonesian flag, Palestinian flag, and flag of Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT). They also held balloons that they were going to fly.
The children’s faces were radiating with happiness. The recipients of the Eid gifts were orphaned, poor, children. Some were children who are hafiz, whose who have memorized the Quran.
Said Mukkafiy from ACT's Global Humanity Response team said, the distribution of the Eid Al-Fitr package from ACT is expected to bring solace to children who have passed a month of Ramadan amid the raging humanitarian conflict. "Each package contained chocolate, food, and new clothes that the children can wear on Eid Al-Fitr. The total recipients were 290 children," he said, Wednesday (5/27).
In addition to the Eid package distribution, ACT team in Gaza also entertained and played games with the Gazan children. They also released balloons to the sky to express their happiness.
Since Ramadan, ACT has always assisted the Palestinians through various humanitarian programs, such as staple food distribution, free medical clinic, and free ambulance.
Said Mukkafiy added, Indonesian people who want to contribute to support Palestine can easily access Indonesia Dermawan. The donations collected will be distributed in the form of humanitarian assistance for Palestinians.