Love In Action

Master is always deeply concerned when disasters occur in any part of the world. Upon hearing news of such events, She immediately provides financial assistance and sends relief teams. Through such efforts, Her unconditional love and support are conveyed to those affected, thus reducing their suffering while helping them to rebuild their lives.

In recognition of the selfless actions of governments, organizations and relief workers around the globe, Master expresses Her gratitude as follows: "Thank you, all the international help that brings care and necessities to afflicted victims. Thank you all the relief workers for taking time and forsaking your own comfort, even travelling great distance on unfavourable roads and conditions to bring love and assistance to people in a time of need. May Heaven bless you abundantly for your generosity and noble sacrifice."

2017年03月25日, 週六

    Assisting Families Affected by Locusts in Afghanistan

    By Afghanistan Relief Team (Originally in Dari)

    In early June 2016, a locust infestation attacked the districts of Dawlatyar and Chakhcharan in Ghor Province, Afghanistan. A total of 4,200 families and farmers were affected. Many people were said to face food shortages, and children in particular were at risk of malnutrition. Following Supreme Master Ching Hai’s instruction to help those in the most desperate situations, our Afghanistan Association members distributed relief items with a US$16,000 fund provided by Master.

    On July 20, our Afghanistan Association members visited the affected villages in the remote mountainous area in Ghor Province and identified 52 families who needed immediate assistance. We then purchased 260 50-kilogram bags of the best quality wheat flour and 260 25-kilogram bags of the best quality rice from a wholesaler at reasonable prices, and transported them to the nearest possible area to the villages. As the location was inaccessible to vehicles, we also covered the labor costs for the families so that they could hire someone to carry their five bags of wheat flour and five bags of rice to their homes. The food will be able to sustain these families for six months.

    The community elders thanked Supreme Master Ching Hai and wished Her a long life and the best of health.

    Expenditures by The Supreme Master Ching Hai for Locust Infestation Relief Work in Afghanistan

    Description Amount (AFN) Receipt
    Rice and wheat flour for 52 affected families; transportation cost 1,040,000 A
    Total AFN 1,040,000
    (US$16,000)
     

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