The Dar Al Ber Society, within the framework of its ongoing humanitarian charitable project ‘Feeding the Needy’ during the past year 2020, distributed 436,462 meals to the needy and low-income people and workers in the UAE.
Mr. Khalfan Khalifa Al Mazrouei - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dar Al Ber Society, said that the society spent 4,364,622 million dirhams on the costs of meals and the budget for the ‘Feeding the Needy’ project last year, during which 436,462 thousand people benefited from the community charitable initiative, at the rate of one meal for each recipient.
Al-Mazrouei stated that the social groups that benefited from the project during 2020, were the needy, the low-income workers, especially those working in the construction, cleaning, roads and public fields.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dar Al Ber emphasized that the society attaches its vital humanitarian project ‘Feeding the Needy’ with special and exceptional importance, since its establishment at the end of the seventies of the last century (1979), until today, that is, for nearly 42 years, given the importance and value of healthy food in human life and happiness, in order to meet the most important needs of the individual, family and society, and to enhance the role of workers and low-income groups in the process of development, progress and sustainability.
For his part, Mohammed Suhail Al Muhairi, a member of the Board of Directors - Executive Director, said that providing free meals to workers and the needy reflects community solidarity and human solidarity in the Emirates, and the cohesion of the groups and segments of our Emirati society, the good and genuine.
Appealing to affluent people, businessmen, companies, private and public sector institutions, philanthropists to continue giving and support, by making a donation for the initiative ‘Feeding the Needy’, through the following channels: the society’s website, its smart applications, and the two account numbers assigned to the project (10181320) at Dubai Islamic Bank, and (001520500857302) at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, towards ensuring the provision of meals and food in general for workers and those in need in the country.