A Pre-Ramdhan (Istaqbal-e-Ramdhan) was organised by J&K Yateem Foundation at Baitul Hilal Chawalgam Kulgam in which a large number of guests, donors, volunteers, students and destitute participated. The programme started with the recitation of verses of the Holy Quran by the inmates of Baitul Hilal followed by Niat-e-Rasool (SAW).
The speakers on the occasion threw light on the importance and different aspects of the month of Ramadan. Appreciating the concrete steps of J&K Yateem Foundation, they emphasized the need to work for the welfare of widows, orphans, patients and other destitute so that they may share the happiness and blessings of Holy month of Ramadhan.
On this occasion, the relief in the form of ration kits containing food items amounting to Rs. 3500/- each kit was distributed among 310 widows and poor families. Assistance was also provided to orphans and passouts of Baitul Hilal in the form of cash, laptops who are in the field of higher education. Medical assistance and 10 tailoring machines were provided to deserving persons. A total of Rs 12.00 lakh was incurred on this relief distribution. In addition to this, cheques were distributed among patients who were affected during 2016 turmoil.
On this occasion certificates, cash prizes and copies of Holy Quran were awarded to some donors , volunteers and students of Al-Hilal Educational Institute for their remarkable service. Late Waseem Mushtaq A Thokar was awarded a laptop (through his brother) after his death who rendered remarkable services during 2016 turmoil.