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Dubai Investments lends helping hand to underprivileged with Ramadan initiatives

United Arab Emirates: Saturday, August 03 - 2013 @ 13:33

As part of this, Dubai Investments is supporting the Ousha Bint Hussein Centre and Beit Al Khair in organizing special Iftars for the underprivileged and needy members of the community during the Holy Month.

Dubai Investments is also supporting the ‘End Poverty. Educate Now’ campaign launched by Dubai Cares during Ramadan this year. The campaign aims to boost awareness about the key role education plays in eradicating poverty and help raise funds for improving children’s access to quality primary education globally.

Dubai Investments and its subsidiary company Marmum have also joined hands to actively contribute to the ‘Smile on the Face’ campaign, which involves distribution of Iftar meal boxes to labourers at camps across Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. The initiative aims to reach out to over 10,000 labourers by the end of the Holy Month.DI is the title sponsor of the campaign and Marmum is supplying laban as part of its participation.

Mr. Abdulaziz Bin Yagub Al Serkal, General Manager of Dubai Investments, said, “Since our inception, we have believed in reaching out to the community through various initiatives. The Holy Month of Ramadan is the time to reflect to share and care; and we are privileged to extend our support to the underprivileged sections in our society. Serving our community is always one of our prime objectives at Dubai Investments.”

He added, “Ramadan is a time of reflection and we are supporting a host of social and community-focused initiativesthat underlines the true spirit of the Holy Month.”

Marmum is also supporting a number of other humanitarian efforts during the Holy Month by supplying its laban, flavoured milk, juices for initiatives undertaken by Dubai Foundation for Women & Children under the auspices of Dubai Municipality, Assabah Centre for Quran Recitations, Dubai Club and Iftar at Labour Camp in Dubai Investments Park. The company is also supplying its products for Iftars at Al Naboodah Labour Camp organized by Pakistan Association, Camel Market, EBS Camp, Ramadan Charity in Al Qusais, Sharjah Mosque, Ahmed Bin Thani campaign in Jumeirah and Rasamyi, among others.

Dubai Investments has regularly rolled out a number of community-related programs by engaging its employees, partners as well as environment-related initiatives that are firmly aligned with its core businesses and competencies. The company continues to partner and support various social organisations working in the areas of education, sports and helping people with disabilities as part of its CSR strategy.

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