Emirates Islamic contributes AED 1 million to Dubai Charity Association

September 26, 2016

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today disbursed AED 1 million to Dubai Charity Association from its Zakat fund. The contribution will fund the association’s various charitable activities, such as helping the poor and needy and individuals in debt.

Seen here in the picture are Awatif Al Harmoodi, General Manager, Operational Quality & Processes at Emirates Islamic, presenting the cheque to Abdul Rahim Gargash, Vice Chairman at Dubai Charity Association.

In 2016, the bank has so far distributed more than AED 30 million to various charitable causes. Emirates Islamic has disbursed funds towards medical and rehabilitation equipment to government and privately run institutions including Ministry of Health, Ajman Club for disabled and Al Ihsan Medical Complex. The bank has also facilitated charitable aid to Sharjah Police, Ajman Police and Ras Al Khaimah Police to improve prison facilities, upgrade the prisons’ pharmaceutical and medical equipment and help support prisoners to pay off their Diyya (financial compensation for victims’ families).