Armeena Rana Khan to visit Syria, hand-deliver 'zakaat' to refugee children

Published: May 18, 2018
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PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/ARMEENA KHAN

PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/ARMEENA KHAN

Known for her philanthropy, actor Armeena Rana Khan has recently announced that she will be travelling to Jordan to hand deliver donations and zakaat to the war-torn refugees of Syria.

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Taking to social media, the Janaan actor posted a viral picture of a little kid surrendering to the camera. “This broke my heart. I have been following this conflict for years and I finally, have had enough. It is time to do something. It is time to do what is in my hands,” Armeena wrote, alongside the picture.

She went on to add, “So my dear ladies and gentleman, I have decided to go out there myself to hand deliver donations and zakaat to the war-torn refugees and children of Syria. This is the Holy month of Ramadan so start it off with a good deed.”

Armeena has requested everyone to not hold back in their charity. “Please donate generously as everything will be hand delivered by myself and the team. The link is in the bio. I hope that you will do your bit in giving these poor children some hope in their lives. Thank you so much, please spread this as much as possible.”

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The Bin Roye star has always been quite vocal about her support for Syrian refugees. Earlier, she announced that she will be working with Human Relief Foundation to collect donations. True to her word, Armeena then shared a video on Twitter, showing the foundation putting the donations to good use.

 A volunteer is seen briefing and sending Khan a shout out for all her hard work. “This is Saira from Human Relief foundation and this is a very very special thank you to Armeena and all who are following the donations that you guys have given us,” shared the volunteer in the video. “This is your food distribution going on right about now. This is all the food we have and these are all the beneficiaries,” added Saira, guiding viewers through the video.

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Armeena further wrote, “Want to see your donations at work? We launched an appeal a couple of weeks ago for Human Relief Foundation – this is what they’re doing with your money. Thank you so much to all those who donated! The team couldn’t have done it without you. Please keep giving! Well done, Saira!”

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