World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's IHH said gave iftar Ethiopian children and distributed school aids and opened two water wells in the country as part of Ramadan aids.
Turkey's IHH said during Ramadan, Turkish charitables did not forget the grandchildren of the King of Abyssinian Negash who protected Muslims coming from Meccah during the birth of Islam by accepting them.
IHH, Humanitarian relief Foundation, said in a statement, "teams in the first day of Ramadan distributed food packets consisted of flour, pulse,oil and sugar to the 180 orphan and widow families living in the Kofale village of the Oromiye region."
"180 orphan children as the education aid were given notebooks, stationary materials and school bags", IHH statement said.
As the cloth needs of 160 orphan children in the region of Habura were met, in the capital city Addis Ababa 350 orphan boys and girls were given iftar ( breaking the fast) meals.
In the Kofale region of Ethiopia that struggles with the drought country wide, two water wells built by the charitables from Kayseri were also inaugurated.
In Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in the world, because of the malnutrition and infectious diseases thousands of children are losing their lives.
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In many regions of Ethiopia that has a population of 76 million, people are standing straight with the aid coming from abroad. United Nations had made an international aid call for Ethiopia.
A group of concerned people individually formed IHH in response to attempt to "ethnic cleansing" of Serbs in Bosnia, largest genocide committed after the World War II.
Since then, IHH volunteers keeps aid missions throughout the world.