03 May 2021

Erenler Sofrası is in Algeria

As part of the Erenler Sofrası Ramadan Program, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) distributed 15 tonnes of food packages to 500 needy families in Algeria.

“Erenler Sofrası” Ramadan Program, which has been initiated by TİKA after the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey declared 2021 as the Year of Yunus Emre and Turkish Language, the Year of Haji Bektash Veli and the Year of Ahi Evran, has reached out a helping hand for the needy people in Algeria.

Having stated that Algeria has been one of the countries that have been most severely affected by illegal immigration, TİKA’s Algeria Coordinator Dr. Alparslan Çevik expressed that in addition to the immigrants, a lot of families have been having financial difficulties due to the pandemic and stated that they have been able to help the needy people in Algeria thanks to TİKA's “Erenler Sofrası”.

The food packages, which have been distributed by TİKA to hundreds of thousands of people in 87 countries under the name “Erenler Sofrası”, have been delivered in cooperation with the Algerian Muslim Scouts Association to 500 needy families living in the capital Algiers as well as Blida, Béjaïa and Tipaza.

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