MAKKAH: Hadiyah, the Hajji and Mu’tamer’s Gift Charitable Association in Makkah, has launched a series of programs and services aimed at providing over seven million free products to pilgrims.
During Ramadan, 550 hosts and hostesses will serve pilgrims, worshippers, and needy families at the association’s various points of contact.
Hadiyah’s Executive Director Ihsan Al-Rayes said that the association will distribute the valuable items to pilgrims during Ramadan. The organization will also provide guidance programs, broadcast the Prophet’s Sunnah, and distribute food and water for iftar and sahoor.
Hadiyah will further extend authentic Arab hospitality and receive delegations at the association’s offices near the two holy mosques, Al-Rayes added.
Al-Rayes said that Hadiyah has 45 points of contact to serve pilgrims and worshippers heading to the two holy mosques, as well as transportation centers affiliated with the General Syndicate of Cars and the Haramain High-Speed Railway in Makkah and Jeddah.
He added that a total of 800,000 meals will be prepared during Ramadan, consisting of 4.8 million items, provided at the association’s points of contact, as well as two million containers of Zamzam water and drinking water, and 200,000 Hadiyah products.
Hadiyah’s board of directors is also working on training volunteers to provide the association’s services, to achieve the goal of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 of one million volunteers.