Emirates Islamic contributes AED 9 million to Tarahum Charity Foundation
April 05, 2017
Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, contributed AED 9 million to the Tarahum Charity Foundation, an organisation that provides humanitarian relief to those in need.
The bank has been a regular contributor to charitable humanitarian causes and contributed over AED 50 million in 2016 through its Emirates Islamic Charity Fund. With its contribution to the Tarahum Foundation, the hopes to reach out to the wider community and provide support on an individual basis.
Commenting on the contribution, Awatif Al Harmoodi, General Manager, Operational Quality & Processes, Emirates Islamic said, “Tarahum Foundation helps Emirates Islamic to reach out to individuals who have specific needs, and we are very pleased to lend our support to them. As a bank that is committed to serving the community in which it operates, we hope to support the disadvantaged people of the UAE through our contributions.”
Amin Al Khaja, Board Member and General Manager for Tarahum Foundation, said: "We thank Emirates Islamic for its continued support and cooperation with the Tarahum Charity Foundation. The bank’s invaluable service in providing the much-needed financial support has contributed significantly to the humanitarian activities of the Foundation. "
The Emirates Islamic Charity Fund provides financial aid under several main areas, including food, shelter, health, education and social welfare. The fund was set up with the primary objective of allocation of financial aid to large charities, public and private institutions, as well as individuals in need.
Seen here in the picture is Awatif Al Harmoodi, General Manager, Operational Quality & Processes, Emirates Islamic presenting a commemorative gift to Amin Al Khaja, Board Member and General Manager for Tarahum Foundation.