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DUTCO contributes to ‘1 Billion Meals’ initiative with AED2 million

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DUBAI, 11th April, 2022 (WAM) — DUTCO Group has announced a donation of AED2 million to the “1 Billion Meals” initiative.

Organised by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), the campaign provides food support to the underprivileged and the undernourished in 50 countries around the world, especially vulnerable groups such as children, refugees, displaced persons and those affected by disasters and crises.

DUTCO is one of several UAE companies that are making a significant financial contribution to the “1 Billion Meals” initiative, which is helping to alleviate the hunger experienced by 800 million people worldwide every day.

Ahmed Baker, Chairman of DUTCO Group, said, “We are proud to participate in this humanitarian initiative that is organised by (MBRGI) to provide direct food support to the underprivileged and undernourished in 50 countries around the world. The UAE has established a global model for responding to urgent international crises.”

To provide direct access to food supplies for the underprivileged and the undernourished in various parts of the world, the initiative cooperates with the United Nations’ World Food Programme (UNWFP), the Food Banking Regional Network, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UAE Food Bank, as well as a number of charity and humanitarian organisations.

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