UK Based NGO Khalsa Aid Provides Iftar Meals to Over 5,000 Syrian Refugees
Khailsa Aid volunteers providing iftar meals to Syrian refugees (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Khalsa_Aid)

Mosul, June 14: A UK-based Sikh NGO, Khalsa Aid has set an example by displaying values of generosity and selfless service. The NGO is making Ramzan special for over 5,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Iraq by providing iftar food packets. This gesture has brought smiles to the faces of thousands of people who have been displaced due to the ongoing civil war.

Khalsa Aid is working in collaboration with Sawa for Development and Aid, a local Lebanese charity, for this noble cause. The iftar meals are provided through ‘Ramzan Kitchen’.

As part of its Mosul project, the NGO has also provided 536 children who had to flee Mosul with new pair of clothes and shoes Khalsa-Aid in its Facebook page wrote, “These children were forced to leave their homes when war broke out in Mosul in 2014. The city has been left devastated. These clothes will be the only gifts many of these children will receive this Eid while suffering difficult conditions of a refugee camp.”

The NGO has also Monthly food distribution to the Yezidi refugee women who have suffered at the hands of Islamic State. The U K based organisation is supporting over 213 Yezidi women on monthly basis.

Khalsa Aid has become the first ever cross-border international humanitarian aid organisation. The NGO is based on the Sikh principles. The charity was founded by Ravinder Singh, who was moved by the plight of the refugees in Kosovo in 1999. The organisation played an instrumental role providing crucial aid to millions of people in Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Zambia, Malawi, Haiti, Guatemala, Punjab, United Kingdom and Bangladesh.