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Regional Food Banks Network is a partner in the "Billion Meals" initiative

Regional Food Banks Network is a partner in the “Billion Meals” initiative

The Regional Food Banks Network supports such a large “Billion Meals” initiative in the region to provide food support to the poor and needy in 50 countries.

The “Billion Meals” initiative collaborates with regional food banks, the United Nations World Food Program, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Emirates Food Bank and the Charity and Humanitarian Organization. And social organizations in countries under the initiative. , To make optimal use of the capabilities of its international, regional and local partners in its operations, to achieve food support equivalent to one billion food, especially for less fortunate groups. Children, refugees, displaced persons and victims of humanitarian crises and natural disasters around the world. The partners of this initiative contribute to mobilizing the efforts of a large number of organizations, institutions and individuals to provide food aid from the “Billion Meals” initiative to those in need in 50 countries to serve the cause of facing the challenge of hunger. It contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations for 2030. It also includes the goal of eliminating hunger in the world, and opening the door for everyone to contribute to charitable and humanitarian work as a sustainable option.

Moez Al-Shahdi, Founder and Chairman of the Dubai-based Regional Food Banks Network, confirmed that the network is fully prepared to be a partner in the “Billion Meals” initiative for distribution activities in the many countries covered by the initiative. In coordination with the food banks there.

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For her part, Sarah Al Nuaimi, Director of the Office of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, said, “The collaboration with the Regional Food Banks Network (Billion Meals) is a continuation of the ongoing integration path between Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum with Global Initiative and project initiatives supported.

“This cooperative approach to charity and humanitarian work maximizes its impact, expands its boundaries, and involves more white and compassionate hands in its logistics operations on the ground, reaching out to the less fortunate with the direct support they need.”

The Regional Food Banks Network is the umbrella for the dozens of food banks that have supported its establishment in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, helping to feed those in need, alleviate hunger and combat food waste. The network saved an average of 58 million meals a month by 2021, and the network helped 3.2 million families affected by the complete closure during the “corona” epidemic, and qualified 810,000 volunteers.

Moyes al-Shati:

“Our partnership with Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives is expanding to provide a food safety net for the less fortunate.”

Sarah Al Nuaimi:

“Cooperation in Charity and Humanitarian Aid Increases Its Impact, Expands Its Boundaries, and Engages in More Compassionate Hands.”


Tiger Group supports “Billion Meals” with 6 million dirhams

Walid al-Jobi, chairman of the Tiger Group’s board of directors, announced his support for the region’s largest “billion food” initiative to provide relief to the poor by donating six million dirhams. , For such a massive campaign in the region, is one of the groups with the lowest benefit of food in 50 countries to provide food support to the needy, the poor and those suffering from insecurity.

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Through his contribution, Al-Zoubi, along with a number of organizations, organizations, entrepreneurs and individuals, have announced their support for the “Billion Meals” initiative, especially reaching out to direct food support for vulnerable children, refugees, displaced people and their groups. Has been plagued by crises and disasters around the world.

Al-Jobi said, “This initiative protects our renaissance and money, and sows the love of the United Arab Emirates and its people in the hearts of the world. They knew it creatively, and they know it humanely.”


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