KINNIYA, SRI LANKA
Kinniya is a town in the Trincomalee District of the Eastern Province. This town has a population of around 90,000 people where Muslims make up 96% of the population and there are 515 families badly affected due to Covid-19 lockdown.
Kinniya is most affected town by Covid-19 in Sri Lanka. The people need food due to continuous lockdown. Majority of them are labourers earning daily wages. At the moment, RM50,000 emergency funds are needed to assist people in Kinniya facing the lockdown.
RDC has successfully sent out RM5000 as the first batch of relief fund in July. This fund was managed by our collaborators, the committee of Masjid Darul Uloom, who has prepared and distributed food packages containing basic food needs and other necessity items to the needy families. Nevertheless much more is required as the pandemic continues to persist and affect the people in this town.
How to Contribute:
The donation could be channelled through Regional Development Community Berhad
Abu Hurairah (RAA) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:
“Whosoever relieves from a believer some grief pertaining to this world, Allah will relieve from him some grief pertaining to the Hereafter. Whosoever alleviates the difficulties of a needy person who cannot pay his debt, Allah will alleviate his difficulties in both this world and the Hereafter. Whosoever conceals the faults of a Muslim, Allah will conceal his faults in this world and the Hereafter. Allah will aid a servant (of His) so long as the servant aids his brother….
(Riwayat Muslim no.2699, 2580 and al-Tirmizi no. 2940)
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