UAE Exchange Joins ÔÇÿFight HungerÔÇÖ Cause with UN World Food Programme
Contributes AED 100,000 to feed school children in Africa as part of its CSR initiatives
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2013: The leading global money transfer and foreign exchange brand, UAE Exchange, today announced support for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to fight hunger as part of the brandÔÇÖs continuing community support initiatives across the world. Towards this an event was jointly organised by UAE Exchange and WFP.
The global money transferrer has a wider CSR mandate, which spans across various countries and the initiative in Africa was one such significant gesture in its campaign to make the world a better place to live and to contribute to the cause of fighting hunger among school children in Africa. Daily school meals encourage parents to send their children to school regularly and help students concentrate better in class.
Announcing a contribution of AED 100,000 to WFPÔÇÖs school meals programmes in Africa, Mr. Y Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO ÔÇö Global Operations, UAE Exchange, said, ÔÇ£This contribution is an endorsement of the great efforts done by WFP to fight hunger in Africa and a humble step from our side to contribute to causes as pertinent as hunger and food security. As a brand, which mainly serves the ÔÇÿbottom-of-the-pyramidÔÇÖ segment, we understand the difficulty of scarcity in life, especially that of food. We are more than glad to support WFP for the cause.ÔÇØ
ÔÇ£At UAE Exchange, we believe in joining with partners, who make a difference to the world. A lot needs to be done in Africato address the basic needs like hunger, more so among the next generation. Hence we feel honoured to join hands with the UN World Food Programme for the school meals programme and thus do our bit to build a healthier world.ÔÇØ said Mr. Promoth Manghat, Vice President ÔÇö Global Operations,┬áUAE Exchange.
Mr. Ashraf Hamouda, Regional Head of Private Partnerships & Business Development, WFP, said. ÔÇ£Daily school meals make a huge difference for many children inAfricawho may not have anything else to eat. With UAE ExchangeÔÇÖs support, more children will have the opportunity to go to school, which means a better future for them, their families and their communities.ÔÇØ
The event was attended by senior officials from UAE Exchange and WFP along with special invitees and the Media.
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