Dubai: UAE-based retail chain LuLu Group International has donated Dh1 million to Dubai Cares as part of its Dh10 million commitment towards Dubai Cares, which was announced in 2017.
The donation is in support of Dubai Cares’ global education programmes.
Also, as part of the initiative, customers are invited to donate Dh1 or more at checkout. The donations goes toward Dubai Cares’ Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools programmes in developing countries.
The programmes aim to provide basic low-cost water and sanitation infrastructure essential for a healthy, hygienic and safe learning environment.
Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares, said: “We are very grateful for LuLu Group International’s generosity, which reiterates the incredible spirit of charity and philanthropy that is embedded within the UAE’s business community. Today’s contribution highlights LuLu hypermarkets’ deeply rooted belief in our cause and the work we do.”
Yousuf Ali M.A., chairman and managing director of LuLu Group International, updated Al Gurg on the progress of the Point of Sale (POS) fund-raising initiative that is running across all of LuLu Group International’s hypermarkets in the UAE during Ramadan.
“We are proud to support Dubai Cares’ global education programmes that address the various challenges related to access to quality education among children and young people in underprivileged communities around the world,” said Yousuf Ali M.A.