Islamic Center for education and research (ICFER), a national faith based non for profit organization on Saturday 26th donated food items to families in Bugiri and Kamuli Districts as part of their corporate social responsibility.
The organization, we have been reliably told, gave out close to 500 food packages to schools, mosques, district imams and families.
To show solidarity with the fasting Muslims, the organization also treated residents to a sumptuous feast dubbed the Ramadthan Grand Iftari.
Founded by the visionary late sheikTwaibuLutaaya in 1983, ICFER has a long standing commitment and heritage in transforming the lives of vulnerable communities through empowering them with sustainable and long-term solutions to their problems
ICFER (like the organization is fondly referred to) is involved with several local and international partners and philanthropists like Dar Al Ber Society( an international NGO) in empowering the vulnerable people in Uganda through specific programs and focus areas like Education support, Healthcare, Orphans & vulnerable children support, shelter construction, water projects, Human Capital development and economic empowerment
Through these specific programs and focus areas,The last 35 years has seen ICFER record a number of milestones like handing out over 7000 full scholarships, it has supported over 10,000 beneficiaries in its orphan programs, built over 25 mosques, it has had over 150,000 people benefit from its water projects and it has recorded over 2000 beneficiaries from its healthcare program.