ACEH. The fire on Sunday (7/17) destroyed an orphanage of Pondok Yatim Tahfizh Baitul Quran which at that time was empty because the students were performing the isya prayers in congregation in mosque. Luckily there were no casualties in this incident, but the students lost the dormitories containing all their stuffs.
Until now the Students still flee to another unburned dormitory. This dormitory is a very important place because it is the home for orphans from Simeulu and Aceh Besar who are currently in study and memorize the Quran.
Tuesday (8/1), Rumah Zakat Aceh’s Volunteers channel post-fire assistance, based on the assessment that has been done, the dormitory will be renovated so that volunteers distribute relief in the form of roof, 44 pairs of clothes and peci . This assistance is the second aid after previously distributing the Superqurban Corned Beef, and the mattress.
Novri, a high school student who has been living for 3 years in pondok yatim, admits that he is very sad after learning about the incident reported by one of his teachers via SMS. “At first I thought it was a joke, but after seeing directly, I am very sad to see friends whose goods are burned and not left. However, alhamdulillah the dorm where I live does not come burned, “he concluded.
Alal Mauludi, a ten-year-old santri from Simeulue is very pleased with the help of capes and robes donated by Rumah Zakat Aceh. “Previously I also got cloth, but not a cloak. Alhamdulillah I am very happy because it is equipped with caps as well. “He said. When asked about yesterday’s fire, he only smiled, although a sad expression was drawn from his face.
“My stuff was burned kak, no left” he continued, sadness did not make him dissolved, Alal still eager to learn, his sweet smile still looks after out of the classroom Mathematics, science and social studies. Alhamdulillah Alal also hafiz, InsyaaAllah will finish juz 1 of Quran.
Newsroom/ Lailatul Istikhomah