We Distribute Food Packages to the Poor for Ramadan
Each year Pen of Mercy distributes non-perishable food packages to poor families in Pakistan just before Ramadan.
In 2020 we distributed 517 food packages to poor families in Pakistan just before the beginning of Ramadan. In addition to that, in April of 2020 we distributed 306 food packages to families of the daily wage earning laborers who were adversely affected by the COVID-19. A total of approximately 4000 individuals benefited from the food packages distributed by Pen of Mercy in April and May of 2020.
This year each food package costs approximately $30. Each package lasts approximately a week to ten days for a family of five. The following items are included in each package:
· Flour (20 kg bag)
· Ghee/Cooking Oil (5 kg container)
· Sugar (5 kg bag)
· Rice (5 kg bag)
· Tea (0.5 kg package)
· Daal - Lentils (2 kg bag)
· Rooh Afza – Sweetened Drink (1 liter bottle)