(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: Qatar Charity, with the generous support of the people in Qatar, has set up a computer lab at a school in the municipality of Mitrovica to enhance the educational standard of the school's students.
During his visit to Qatar Charity's office in Kosovo, Khalid Abdullah Al Yafie, Director of the Project Management at Qatar Charity, handed over 18 computers to Agim Bahtiri, mayor of Mitrovica and local officials.
The mayor of Mitrovica, Agim Bahtiri, expressed his sincere gratitude and thanks for the gift given by Qatar Charity with the generous support from the people in Qatar. 'It is very essential for the students of this school to put the theories they learn into practice, he said, appreciating the valuable support and great humanitarian work carried out by Qatar Charity in Mitrovica.
The mayor honored Khalid Al Yafie with the Municipality's Shield and a Certificate of Thanks in recognition of the efforts of Qatar Charity in Kosovo.
Students and their parents expressed their great happiness in this project, which will contribute to the enhancement of the educational standard of the students, thanking the people in Qatar for the implementation of this project. Qatar Charity implements many projects in Kosovo to support the needy, especially orphans, persons with special needs, and low-income families. The number of those sponsored by the charity has increased to more than 3,000 persons. Over 4,500 students graduated from the Qatar Training Center.
The number of income-generating projects reached more than 430 projects, while the number of projects implemented in the field of water and sanitation is more than 550 projects. Some 40 development projects have been carried out in addition to building homes for the poor.
Last year, QC managed to implement 373 projects in the areas of sustainable development, education, water, sanitation, relief and home construction at a total cost of QR6m in Kosovo. The projects included 74 income-generating projects and 279 water and sanitation projects, in addition to 20 other projects including the construction of houses for the poor and educational projects.
Also, a total of 23 agreements have been signed with the various governmental and local authorities in Kosovo during 2018 and the number of municipalities cooperating with QC increased by 30 percent.