Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. It is also the time of giving when Muslims offer their zakat or their charity. Here at SETF, our board members used this holiday to deliver gifts to children and a water pump to a village inside Syria to support to work of local councils in the area.
Below is video of children from a village in Northern Syria, and this footage was shot by a member of the local council. Just $300 was able to buy books, sweets, and toys for Syrian children struggling everyday in their war-torn neighborhoods and cities.
In another village, a SETF board member donated a water pump that will service 15,000 people in the area. Much of the infrastructure in liberated Syria is damaged from shelling and military bombardments. Machines such as water pumps are necessary in free Syria until cities and villages can begin reconstructing their roads and buildings.
We hope to continue the spirit of giving here at SETF until next Ramadan. Visit Adopt a Village Project to see how you can donate to continue supporting Syrians in this time of need.