education

LuLu Group commits Dh10m to Dubai Cares

Contribution will support education programmes for underprivileged children

Staff Report
13:41 June 18, 2017

Dubai: LuLu Group International has committed Dh10 million to support Dubai Cares in its work to improve children’s access to quality primary education in developing countries.

Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares and Yusuffali MA, chairman of LuLu Group International, signed the agreement at Dubai Cares’ office in Dubai.

Yusuffali MA said: “It is our great privilege to renew our support to Dubai Cares’ wonderful programmes and initiatives, which continue to bring tangible change in the lives of millions of children and young people around the world. We have been associated with Dubai Cares for 10 years and we look forward to continue our support for years to come. We are also thankful for the Rulers of this great nation for declaring 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving’, which will certainly make the UAE one of the most charitable and benevolent countries in the world.”

Al Gurg said: “We at Dubai Cares are proud to extend our partnership with LuLu Group International whose contribution is extremely valuable and will help us reach many more underprivileged children and young people and provide them the quality education they need to learn and prosper. What Dubai Cares has accomplished over the past 10 years, and what we aspire to achieve over the next 10 years and beyond, only becomes possible through the incredible generosity and support from partners and donors like LuLu Group International who genuinely believe in and support our cause and mission.”

LuLu Group International’s partnership with Dubai Cares spans over 10 years, contributing mainly towards building schools in Gaza, Nepal and Lebanon as part of Dubai Cares’ “Adopt a School” initiative.

Dubai Cares, part of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, is a UAE-based global philanthropic organisation working towards providing children and young people in developing countries access to quality education through the design and funding of programmes that aim to be integrated, impactful, sustainable and scalable.