When Qurbani from Indonesia Reaches Gorkha District in Nepal

Qurbani meat enlivened the Eid Al-Adha celebration in Gorkha District, Nepal, last year. The qurbani delivery serves not only to bring happiness, but also to connect the Muslim community in Nepal and the Indonesian Muslims.

When Qurbani from Indonesia Reaches Gorkha District in Nepal' photo
Residents in Gorkha District, Nepal, received qurbani meat on Eid Al-Adha 1440 AH. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, GORKHA - "Happy Eid Al-Adha! We are very happy with the qurbani meat," said Animta Khatan (30) to Global Qurban - ACT team in Nepal. The woman is a resident of Deragau Village, Gorkha District, who enjoyed the qurbani meat from Global Qurban in Eid Al-Adha 1440 AH.

Besides Anmita, there were dozens of other Muslims who were lining up to take qurbani meat. The meat that was sent by their fellow Muslims in Indonesia has brought happiness to them. Many Nepali Muslims in Gorkha live in poverty. They rarely savor meat even on the day of Eid Al-Adha.

The qurbani delivery from Global Qurban – ACT also serves to connect the Muslims in Nepal with their fellow Muslims in Indonesia. The beneficiaries told the local ACT volunteers about their condition.

"We also need assistance for our mosques and schools that are in poor condition," continued Animta. She hoped that, with the helping hand of their Muslim brothers and sisters in Indonesia, their life can be improved.

Nizamuddin (36) a teacher who was also a recipient of the qurbani packages also felt concerned about the state of the schools in his village. "Hopefully, you (Indonesian benefactors) can help our schools," said Nizamuddin. He also thanked the benefactors for the qurbani meat and prayed for their well-being.

Four years before Eid Al-Adha 2019, when Nepal was hit by an earthquake, Aksi Cepat Tanggap als reached out to the victims of the earthquake to deliver humanitarian aid from Indonesia.

Now, Global Qurban - ACT continues its efforts to expand the benefits of qurbani. This year, 100,000 heads of cattle or 700,000 goats are slated to be distributed to millions of beneficiaries.

The qurbani meat Sacrificial meat is intended to reach 34 provinces, 275 cities/regencies, and various countries across the globe. In addition, the partnership network will also be expanded in Indonesia and abroad for more convenience in order to make the qurbani 1441 AH successful. []