- Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with various associations and like – minded organizations this Ramadan to provide Iftar meals & other CSR initiatives.
- Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues to devotedly take part & conducts various CSR initiatives this year which was declared as the ‘Year of Tolerance’
Dubai, UAE - May 04,2019: The holy month of Ramadan is at our doorsteps & millions of people around the world are getting ready to welcome this holy month with the acts of service, charity & prayers. As in previous years, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailer with 250 stores globally strengthens its CSR activities in the GCC and Far East region this Ramadan.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has proclaimed the year 2019 to be the 'The Year of Tolerance' in the UAE, highlighting the UAE as a global capital for tolerance, and emphasizing tolerance as a universal concept and a sustainable institutional endeavor through legislation and policies aimed at entrenching the values of tolerance, dialogue, coexistence and openness to different cultures, especially amongst youth, which will reflect positively on society as a whole.
Embracing the spirit of ‘Year of Tolerance’, Malabar Gold & Diamonds has planned a month long CSR activities in association with like-minded organizations to benefit the needy. Over 81,000 special Iftar meals / kits will be distributed during this period.
In UAE, over 45,000 Iftar meals / kits will be provided to the residents in association with various like-minded organizations like Sharjah Charity International, Community Development Authority, Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Awqaf, Red Crescent, KMCC, MSS, various labour camps & masjids throughout this holy month of Ramadan. 21,000 Iftar meals will be provided at Sajaa Industrial area, Sharjah throughout the holy month of Ramadan in an air conditioned tent which is set up with the support of Sharjah Charity International. Company will also distribute Iftar meals across the various labor camps & nearby masjids in UAE.
In Oman, the group provides over 16,000 Iftar meals all over Oman throughout the holy month of Ramadan. An air conditioned tent which is set up at Ruwi where more than 15,000 beneficiaries will be benefitted.
In Bahrain, the group is planning to provide over 5,250 Iftar meals to the workers at different labor camps located all over Bahrain like Askar, Akker, Jau, Arad, Hidd etc. Like in previous years, they will be associating with Discovery Islam, Royal charity organization, Al Hedaya Centre and Friendship Society for Blinds, UCO Parents Care to carry out such activities during Ramadan.
In Kuwait, the group will provide Iftar meals to over 3,000 laborers in different parts of various governorates and the desert areas in Kuwait.
In KSA, the group has planned to provide Iftar meals in Haram area of Madina Al Munawarah in association with KMCC and Iftar kits will be provided in Makkah Al Mukarramah as well.
In Malaysia, the group provides 800 special Ramadan Kit to the under privileged people which includes the grocery which will be enough for a family of 3 persons to break the fast for 10 days during Ramadan. The Company also provides 1,000 Iftar meals which will be distributed in & around of various masjids.
Since its inception in 1993, Malabar Group has been actively involved in CSR activities with the aim of creating a difference to the community in and around their area of operations. The importance of CSR activities for Malabar Group has grown over the decades and the group sets aside 5% percentage of its net profit for the benefit of the needy in the respective markets it operates in. They undertake social welfare activities all year long, focusing on five priority areas such as medical, educational sector, environment as well as housing and women empowerment.