DMCC signs MoU with Dubai Cares
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, November 28 - 2012 at 14:23
- PRESS RELEASE
Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a Government of Dubai Authority, announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Cares to adopt a school in Gaza. Dubai Cares was established in 2007 by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to provide access to quality primary education for children in developing countries.
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC, said: "DMCC strongly believes in supporting organisations that are committed to breaking the cycle of poverty through education. DMCC employees, by participating in this initiative are showing their commitment to supporting a foundation launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
By signing this MoU with Dubai Cares we will make a difference in the lives of the children of Gaza, by giving them the opportunity to attend a safe and nurturing educational facility. Dubai Cares is doing admirable work for children in developing countries and we thank them for inspiring us to contribute towards their efforts. DMCC and its employees firmly believe in giving back to society and supporting such charity initiatives on an ongoing basis."
Commenting on the initiative, Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares, said:
"We thank DMCC and its employees for supporting Dubai Cares in its efforts to provide more children in the Gaza Strip with a safe and enriching learning environment. We encourage other organisations in the UAE to follow the example of DMCC and dedicate their CSR activities to helping improve the lives of disadvantaged children in poverty-stricken communities around the world."
As part of its mandate, Dubai Cares works in countries with chronic deficiencies in primary education where it implements development programmes that target the underlying causes preventing children from accessing quality primary education.
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