Lulu Group International commits AED10 million in support of Dubai Cares

Lulu Group International, the UAE-based fastest growing retail chain and Dubai Cares have extended their long-standing partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, under the terms of which Lulu Group commits AED10 million to support Dubai Cares’ overarching mission aimed at positively impacting the lives of underprivileged children and young people in developing countries through education.

Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares and Yusuffali MA, Chairman of Lulu Group International, signed the MoU at Dubai Cares’ Office in Dubai.

Commenting on the partnership, Yusuffali MA said, "It is our great privilege to renew our support to Dubai Cares’ wonderful programmes and initiatives, which continue to bring tangible changes in the lives of millions of children and young people around the world.

We have been associated with Dubai Cares for ten years and we look forward to continuing 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."

Welcoming this generous contribution by Lulu Group International, Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, 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 contributes mainly towards building schools in Gaza, Nepal and Lebanon as part of the Dubai Cares’ "Adopt a School" initiative.

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

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