Bahrain hands out more than 100,000 meals a day to needy families

The meals were distributed as part of the Feena Khair national charity campaign

Bahrain hands out more than 100,000 meals a day to needy families

Bahrain handed out more than 100,000 meals a day to expats and needy families as part of the Feena Khair (There is good in us) national charity campaign, it has been revealed.

The campaign was launched to help those affected by the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

The meals were distributed across Bahrain’s governorates, with those distributing and receiving the meals wearing masks and maintaining social distancing guidelines.

Distribution efforts were overseen by the Public Security Presidency.

Feena Khair was launched by His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Affairs and Youth Affairs, National Security Adviser and Chairman of the Royal Humanitarian Foundation.

Communities across Bahrain have stepped up to help, with Moshy’s in Riffa handing out free meals to the unemployed and Big Texas Barbecue and Waffle House giving away soup to Bahrain’s needy.

The news comes as it was revealed Bahrain has launched a registration service for those affected financially by COVID-19.

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