Emirati businessman Abdul Rahim Muhammad Al-Ghazouz Al-Zarouni donated one million dirhams to the “Billion Meals” campaign, in support of the largest initiative in the region launched by the “Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives” to provide relief to the needy and provide food aid to the less fortunate in 50 countries around the world.
The “Billion Meals” initiative enables individuals, institutions, economic activities, and the business community wishing to support charitable, humanitarian and community work to support the initiative’s goals, which aim to provide a food safety net that extends from the Emirates to needy individuals and families in the less fortunate communities covered by the initiative.
The world today suffers from many challenges, foremost of which is hunger.. The campaign to feed the hungry in 50 countries represents the spirit of the holy month and translates its values into reality.
The “Billion Meals” campaign, with its scale, sets a precedent in the region, and comes as part of the state’s efforts to reduce hunger, poverty and malnutrition in the Arab world in particular, and to support the second goal of the sustainable development goals adopted by the global community, to end all forms of malnutrition in the world by 2030 Hunger threatens the lives of more than 800 million people, 52 million of them in the Middle East and North Africa.
Abdul Rahim Al Zarouni expressed his pride in contributing to the success of this humanitarian work, and said: “The campaign of one billion meals launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, “may God protect him”, at the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan, is an opportunity for all individuals. And institutions to do charity in the month of giving, and our contribution to this campaign is an honor for us and an expression of our commitment as part of this society, along with our generous country, in an inspiring humanitarian charitable campaign that consolidates the position of the UAE on the map of the leading countries that adhere to their responsibilities towards others who need help, in various parts of the world. the world, and our wise leadership has always accustomed us to being at the forefront of doing good and launching initiatives that consolidate the values of giving and solidarity established by our ancestors.”
The “Billion Meals” initiative receives donations through four approved channels, namely the website www.1billionmeals.ae and bank transfer to the account of the “Billion Meals” initiative on the approved account number: AE300260001015333439802 at Emirates NBD in UAE dirhams. Or donate one dirham a day to the initiative through a monthly subscription, by sending a text message with the word “meal” or “meal” to the number 1020 for users of the “du” network or to the number 1110 for users of the “Etisalat network”, or donate by contacting the “Billion Initiative” call center Meal” on 8009999.