Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic Bank in the UAE, has donated AED 8 million to the Tarahum Charity Foundation, an organisation that provides charitable relief to those in need. The contribution, provided through the Emirates Islamic Charity Fund, will be used to provide food, water, medicine and other necessities to help needy families across the UAE.
Remarking on the contribution, Awatif Al Harmoodi, General Manager, Operational Governance, Emirates Islamic, said: “At Emirates Islamic, we firmly believe that providing access to basic human needs such as food, shelter, health and education improves the economic and social well-being of individuals and society as a whole. As a bank that is committed to serving the community in which it operates, it is our privilege to be given this noble opportunity once again this year to lend our support to underprivileged families through Tarahum Foundation, with whom we have been successfully cooperating for a long period of time.”
This Ramadan, the Emirates Islamic Charity Fund, together with Tarahum Charity Foundation, will dispense Meer Ramadan (essential foodstuff and commodities regularly needed during the holy month of Ramadan) to families in necessity across the UAE.
The Emirates Islamic Charity Fund delivers financial aid under several main areas, including food, housing, health, education and social welfare. The fund was set up with the primary objective of provision of financial aid to large charities, public and private organizations, as well as individuals in need.