UAE Exchange donates $100,000 to Unicef
Dubai, August 30, 2012
UAE Exchange, a leading remittance and foreign exchange brand, has donated $100,000 to the campaign for underprivileged children launched by UAE Exchange and Unicef during Ramadan.
This is the second time that UAE Exchange has associated with Unicef since 2011.
During Ramadan, when customers made a transaction at the branches, UAE Exchange contributed on their behalf to Unicef, which works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection.
The contribution was sourced from every remittance transactions sent through the branches of the remittance major in UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, without levying any extra charge on the customers.
“When we wish for anything good, the entire universe conspires to make it happen. That is exactly what happened this holy month of Ramadan, when we wished to give back to the society, bringing smiles to the underprivileged children. Our little universe of customers came together to make it happen,” said Y Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO - Global Operations, UAE Exchange.
Promoth Manghat, vice president – Global Operations, UAE Exchange, said, “We have tried to make the underprivileged children’s tomorrow better, today. In line with our CSR vision, we partnered with Unicef, again, to bring hope to the citizens of tomorrow.
“Like every initiative of ours, this too found a warm welcome from among our customers, whose support gave us the courage to fulfill it and we are extremely grateful to them. We are happy that we could be instrumental in making some difference to the lives of these children, positively.”
“UAE Exchange and its customers stood up again,” said Dr Ibrahim El-Ziq, Unicef representative to the Gulf Area Office. “Unicef, dedicated to the welfare of underprivileged children, has always thrived on strong partnerships worldwide. UAE Exchange has already proved to be a reliable and credible partner.” – TradeArabia News Service