An act of kindness goes a long way

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Save the Grace volunteers in Lebanon repackage excess food from restaurants for distribution to Syrian refugee families. [Adapted from UNIFEED]

Ramadan is the holiest time of the year in Islam when Muslims all around the world abstain from food, drink and other physical needs for a month, from dawn until the sun sets.

In Lebanon, a local non-governmental organization (NGO) ‘Save the Grace’ started a helpful initiative during this period.  It collects leftovers from restaurants and bakeries in downtown Beirut and delivers them to Syrian refugee families for their evening meal.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez has more.

Duration: 2'40"

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