As part of its Ramadan projects, the Sharjah Charity International (SCI) distributed 27,000 pieces of Eid clothing to orphans and needy people in 22 countries worldwide.
Abdullah Mubarak Al Dhukhan, Secretary-General of SCI, said, "The clothing project is one of the most important assistance programmes delivered by the SCI to its sponsored categories in all countries."
He said Dh2.35 million was allocated this year for purchasing new clothing for 27, 000 people in over 22 underdeveloped countries.
Al Dhakhan added that the clothes were distributed before Eid Al Fitr to see children happy.
The SCI also distributed eidiya (Eid gift) worth Dh500,000 to 23,000 orphans, bringing the total cost of clothing and eidiya to Dh2.85 million.
The charity caters to five categories - orphans, needy families, students, teachers and imams.