From January to October 2021, ACT Assists the Needy in 22 Countries

Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT)’s humanitarian programs have reached 22 countries around the world from January to October 2021, with the total beneficiaries reaching 1,155,467 individuals.

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One of ACT’s global humanitarian programs is staple food distribution for the residents of Gaza, Palestine. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, JAKARTA – For over 16 years, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) has assisted the needy at home and abroad. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has worsened many aspects of life, ACT continues to expand its humanitarian actions to several countries around the world, helping the beneficiaries that have been socially, medically, and economically impacted by the pandemic.

With a vision to be a global, professional humanitarian organization based on the values of generosity and volunteerism, ACT strives to build a better global civilization. ACT’s vision manifests through its humanitarian programs that have covered 22 countries around the world.

As reported by ACT’s Global Humanity Data Center, from January 1 to October 28, 2021, ACT has implemented 578 humanitarian programs across 22 countries, involving 4,880 volunteers and benefitting 1,155,467 individuals.

These countries are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Philippines, Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Kashmir, and Turkey for Uighur communities.

Quran copy distribution in Madagascar in May 2021. (ACTNews)

ACT’s programs in these 23 countries include food distribution, construction of mosques, houses, and shelters, free clinic and medical supply distribution, clean water and drinking water provision, waqf well construction, and Quran distribution.

“Alhamdulillah, Allah has made it easy for us to realize our vision of building a better global civilization. Your contributions have assisted 23 countries. Insha Allah, the rewards of your contribution will continue to flow,” hoped Said Mukaffiy from ACT’s Humanity Global Network, Friday (10/29/2021).

He added that more humanitarian programs will be implemented to further expand the benefit to the global society and mark Indonesia’s contribution in providing solutions to the current problems. []