Sheikh Mohammed’s 1 Billion Meals Accomplished With A Personal Donation Of AED 400 Million

by Deeplata Garde 959

The concept of Zakat(donate) sits atop in Islam. Muslims have high faith in contributing to charitable causes for the needy every year. Similar to that, Dubai witnessed a charitable campaign announced by the Ruler. His Majesty Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum established the One Billion Meals initiative to provide food supplies to 50 nations’. The relief goes towards the most disadvantaged people of the countries. The 1 Billion Meals initiative had collected 76 million meals within just six days and now the 1 bilion meals initiative is accomplished. The ruler has also personally donated AED 400 million.

One Billion Meals Will Empower The Poor During Ramadan

The One Billion Meals programme aims to deliver sustainable food aid to underprivileged communities. This is a part of the UAE’s contributions to global initiatives done through a unified food system. During the holy month of Ramadan last year, this initiative began. This year’s distribution will continue until all contributed meals reach the needy.

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MBRGI is working with domestic and international partners to guarantee that food packs reach the people who need them the most. Beneficiaries undergo identification using reliable databases, up to date and connected.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives

MBRGI’s Humanitarian Aid and Relief project is one of the five key elements of operations. It includes Healthcare and Disease Control, Educating and Spreading Knowledge, Growth and Innovation, and Empowering Communities. The MBRGI implements long-term development programmes to promote positive transformation and a brighter future for humanity.

The UAE seeks to inspire worldwide action to tackle world hunger. This is a severe humanitarian concern aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic. UAE stands as a global philanthropic pioneer. It wants to develop a culture of giving and stress the potential of regional cooperation. This can substantially impact people’s lives through its humanitarian projects.

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The succession of food drives began with the 10 Million Meals campaign. The programme benefited COVID-19-affected areas around the UAE during Ramadan 2020. The extension of the UAE’s 100 Million Meals campaign into the One Billion Meals campaign is a powerful statement of the UAE’s humanitarian goals.


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