Agricultural work continues in distribute fresh vegetables packages on poor families in Gaza
of Agricultural wok committees started for the second week respectively to
distribute fresh vegetables packages on hundreds of Palestinian families with
non-income in all provinces of Gaza Strip,
within the project of “distribute fresh vegetables packages and help young
farmers” funded by Welfare-Association .
addition, Raed Mohsen “the project coordinator” said: “choose of
beneficiary families from the project come within series standers, the most
prominent is the poorest and neediest in all provinces of Gaza Strip”.
Thanks to Welfare-Association company for submission to this humanitarian relief project in this difficult times that the people of the Gaza
Strip has been living in, as a result of the intensification of the crisis
caused by the Israeli siege imposed on it for 11 years, and the deterioration
in the economic situation and the spread and high of the unemployment rates.
Food packages containing 14 varieties of
fresh vegetables and some basic foodstuffs such as chicken and fresh eggs and
that distributed in batches and regularly weekly, meet a major part of the
needs of needy families throughout the holy month of Ramadan. In addition, benefited
from these packages more than a thousand families scattered in the provinces of
the Gaza Strip.
And Mohsen explained
that what distinguishes this project, contrary to being helps to reduce the
level of food insecurity in the Gaza Strip, it depends on the collection of
fresh vegetables and poultry from young farmers, which creates good
opportunities to market their products in the light of the difficult situation
in Gaza, and then redistributed to families benefiting from this project.
According to official reports, the
level of food insecurity in the Gaza Strip has reached 57%, almost three times
the level in the West Bank, which is 19%.
For its part, the families
benefiting from the project expressed their deep thanks to the Union of Agricultural
Work Committees and the Welfare-Association for their continuous efforts in the
service of families with non-income families in the Gaza Strip.