Wednesday, 08 December 2021 03:03 GMT

UAE- Charity spends Dh24.35m in Asia, Eastern Europe


(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) The Dar Al Ber Society has run 5,275 humanitarian projects in Asia and Eastern Europe this year.

The amount spent on diverse relief schemes touched Dh24.35 million, according to Imran Mohammed Abdullah, head of the charity projects at Dar Al Ber Society. "The contributions have been distributed among 11 students (Dh25,600), seven Quran and Sunnah teachers (Dh40,600) and for printing five scientific books (Dh2,220)."

These are apart from 3,414 projects for digging water wells and building water reservoirs against Dh6,147,245, he added.

"Up to 69 water aid projects, worth Dh23,689, and 118 medical projects, worth Dh262,662, were also carried out in Asian and Eastern European countries."

Official records show that Dar Al Ber also accomplished 25 food and relief projects in Asia and Eastern Europe this year. "These projects stood at Dh10,734, while productive families were supported with Dh422,801."

Dar Al Ber has also built 294 mosques worth Dh14.2 million, along with 572 charity endowments worth Dh2.7 million, 14 sacrificial animals projects worth Dh14,935, he added. "We also carried out a variety of 57 general projects against Dh329,266."

Abdulkarim Jaafar Al Hassan, the manager of Asia and Eastern Europe projects department, said Dar Al Ber, in collaboration with its strategic partners in these countries, carried out 1,892 relief projects this year.

"These represent 35.8 per cent of the total charity projects Dar Al Ber has accomplished this year so far," he said. "As many as 3,242 projects are underway; 61.4 per cent, and 141 new projects; 2.6 per cent, are to be initiated soon."


Ahmed Shaaban Originally from Egypt, I have been in Dubai since December 2005. Before coming here, I worked as an English language instructor, chief En/Ar translator, proofreader, reporter in Egypt and Qatar. I have also worked as a reporter, correspondent and simultaneous translator with two satellite channels in Dubai. I have a masters degree in media, Cairo University, 2014, a bachelor degree in English language and translation, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1996, and three post-graduate diplomas in English language and Instruction. With over 19 years of experience in translation, interpretation, EFL instruction, and reporting. I am interested in technology, aviation, politics, as well as community, parliament and defence issues. I enjoy reading, writing, exercising, and surfing the web.

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