Malabar Gold & Diamonds has strengthened its CSR activities in the GCC and Far East region this Ramadan by embracing the spirit of giving. Month-long activities are planned in association with like-minded organisations from respective countries to benefit the needy. Over 60,000 special iftar meals/kits will be distributed during this period.
In Oman, the group provides over 4,500 iftar meals at Ruwi Street throughout Ramadan. The company also provides special Ramadan kits to the underprivileged, which includes the grocery which will be enough for a person to break the fast for 30 days during Ramadan; 1,500 such beneficiaries will be benefitted in Ruwi and 500 each in Sohar and Salalah.
In the UAE, over 42,500 iftar meals/kits will be provided to the residents in association with various like-minded organisations like Sharjah Charity International, Emirates Red Crescent, Al Rahma Charitable Trust, Dubai KMCC, various labour camps and masjids throughout Ramadan.
Also, 18,000 iftar meals will be provided at Sajaa Industrial area, Sharjah throughout Ramadan in an air conditioned tent which is set up with the support of Sharjah Charity International. Further, 2,000 iftar meals will be provided in association with Emirates Red Crescent in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and UAQ regions. The company will also distribute special Ramadan kit to 100 families, which will have enough grocery for 15 days, in association with Emirates Red Crescent. Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with Al Rahma Charitable Trust to provide 500 meals at the respective tents. The company also associates with Dubai KMCC to provide 2,000 meals for the needy. Malabar Gold & Diamonds also provides 18,500 iftar meals across the various labour camps and nearby masjids where the group operates.
In Qatar, the group will be providing iftar meals to over 1,500 labourers during Ramadan through their tents located in Al Khor and Industrial Areas. In Bahrain, the group is planning to provide over 4,500 iftar meals to the workers at different labour camps located all over Bahrain like Askar, Akker, Jau, Arad, Hidd etc. Like in previous years, they will be associating with Discovery Islam, Al Hedaya Centre and Friendship Society for Blinds and UCO Parents Care to carry out such activities during Ramadan.
In Kuwait, the group will provide iftar meals to over 3,000 labourers in different parts of various governorates in Kuwait like Fahaheel, Mahboula, Fintas, Abu Halifa, Mina Abudullah, Mina al Soor, Jahra, Jaleeb and Al Shuwaikh. In Singapore, 500 iftar meals will be distributed in an open ground near Angulia Mosque, Farrer Park. The company will also distribute around 25,000 water cups in various masjids during the holy month.
In Malaysia, the group provides 1,000 special Ramadan kits to the underprivileged, which includes grocery that will be enough for a person to break the fast for 15 days during Ramadan.