Due to conflicts between armed groups in various parts of the Central African Republic, decreased food production in some parts of the country, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN projects that almost half of the population (2.4 million) will face food insecurity in 2020. Our Seasonal Islamic Giving Program brings much-needed food aid to the country.
Zakat Foundation in Central African Republic
Zakat Foundation of America supporters annually provide a full month of Iftar meals to generously feed hundreds of Muslim families in the Central African Republic each Ramadan. About two months later, the country’s food-insecure receive thousands of pounds of Udhiyah (Qurbani) from locally raised livestock.