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MBRCH donates Dhs20 million to '100 Million Meals' campaign


A woman in need carries foodstuff being distributed by the embassy of United Arab Emirates ahead of Ramadan in Islamabad on Monday. AFP

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH) today announced a donation of Dhs20 million to the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign.

The campaign provides food parcels for disadvantaged individuals and families across 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai launched the campaign on April 11.

MBRCH’s sizeable contribution to the campaign provides substantial support for the campaign’s efforts to contribute to combating hunger and malnutrition, in line with the second goal of the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) achieve food security, enhance nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture throughout the world.

The campaign, organised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, is an open call for donations from everyone – businesspeople, companies, and individuals – inside and outside the UAE.

Mohammed Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The donation will provide food support for the lowest income societies, whose economies were severely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Ways to donate

Individuals and companies can donate to the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign through four channels: website, SMS, bank transfer, and call center.

100MillionMeals-Pak2 An underprivileged woman carries foodstuff provided by the UAE-based charity. AFP

People inside and outside the UAE can donate online through the website www.100millionmeals.ae or a bank transfer to the campaign’s account at Dubai Islamic Bank (AE080240001520977815201).

Local donations can be made by sending “Meal” by SMS on specified numbers for Du or Etisalat listed on the website.

Big monetary donations can be made by reaching out to the campaign’s team on the toll-free number 8004999.

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