Khartoum: The Sudanese Youth Union has launched its "compassion initiative” under the slogan of "Ramadan Brings Us Together," Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported.
The campaign which kicked off Sunday comprises dawa convoy, field dispensaries and Ramadan competition, beside provision of iftar meals for passers-by and preparing mosques for worshipers and organization of sports competitions.
It will also provide Eid al-Fitr clothes to poor families in various states of the country by the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan.
At a press conference, State Minister for Social Security Ibrahim Adam Ibrahim commended the efforts exerted by the Sudanese youth, saying that they help mobilize the community through their various initiatives and engagement with the people.
He said the Sudanese community is in need of such initiatives especially those which look for chaste poor families and the needy people.
Ibrahim called on the people to adhere to the lofty values of Islam and to continue rendering food and assistance for the needy, pointing out that the youth should always remain in the frontline to serve their communities.
Dr Shogar Bashar, chairman of the Youth Union, said the program will cover all the country’s states and that the convoys have already been dispatched to various states and started working in implimentation of the initiative.
As an example, the union has refurbished over 3,000 mosques and prepared 80,000 Ramadan aid kits for poor families.
He added that the union wants to further instill the voluntary work in the Sudanese community.