KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The number of charity organizations and foundations has lately increased rapidly such that the number of charity organizations are now 35 and number of foundations are 89, reports Al-Rai daily quoting an official source.
He indicated that the employees of Department of Charity Organizations and Foundations affiliated to the Development Sector of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, which oversees the affairs of those charities and foundations, are relatively small in number.
The source explained that the department has been suffering from shortage of employees for some time now. The problem is more pronounced with specialized staff such as accountants and legal experts. The department continues to witness growing number of charities and foundations, which in turn aggravates the crisis faced by the employees