Charity helps families living in poor conditions

Charity helps families living in poor conditions
Updated 15 June 2014

Charity helps families living in poor conditions

Charity helps families living in poor conditions

Director General of the Charity Warehouse Faisal Al-Homaid said the organization’s field studies in Jeddah have shown that 50 Saudi families are living in a very poor condition with their houses in dilapidated state in old districts such as Al-Sabeel, Petromin, Gholail and Baghdadiah.
“The warehouse is currently studying their issues as a preliminary step to paying their rents as part of an emergency program. Each family would need on average an annual rent of SR12,000,” Al-Homaid told Arab News.
He said the charity paid SR81,300 in rentals to help out 11 poor families last month.
“The charity also paid rents for families who are under the threat of eviction because of inability to pay rents. The Emergency Research Committee of the Charity Warehouse identifies those who are in need of its emergency aid,” Al-Homaid said.
With the support of donations from philanthropists, the Charity also pays for the daily needs of orphans and poor families on recommendations of a committee that makes field studies.
The charity has seven offices in different areas in Jeddah that conduct and update studies about the needs of poor families annually.
It also paid SR 80,248 as rent arrears for 16 families in recent months.