News03 May 2021
TİKA's Erenler Sofrası is in Romania
As part of the Erenler Sofrası Ramadan Program, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) distributed 26 tonnes of food packages to 2,000 needy families in Romania.
The “Erenler Sofrası” program, which has been initiated by TİKA after the year 2021 was declared by the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey as the Year of Yunus Emre and Turkish Language, the Year of Haji Bektash Veli and the Year of Ahi Evran, reached out a helping hand to needy people in Romania.
Thanks to TİKA's “Erenler Sofrası”, support has been provided for the families who have been facing financial difficulties due to the pandemic in the capital Bucharest as well as the Dobruja region where the Turkish and Tatar populations predominantly live.
The food supplies, which have been distributed to hundreds of thousands of families by TİKA in 87 countries under the name “Erenler Sofrası”, have been delivered to 2,000 needy families who live in the capital Bucharest, as well as Constanța, Medgidia and the villages in Dobruja.
The packages have been distributed in cooperation with the Muftiate of Romanian Muslims, the Democratic Turkish Union of Romania, the Democratic Union of Turkish-Muslim Tatars of Romania, the Municipality of Constanța Social Solidarity and Children Welfare Directorate, and the Medgidia Kemal Atatürk National College.