UAE Exchange donates $100,000 to UNICEF, this Ramadan for the cause of underprivileged children
The campaign for underprivileged children by UAE Exchange and The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF, during the holy month of Ramadan, came to an end with the global money transfer donating USD 100,000 for the cause. This is the second time that the remittance major has associated with UNICEF after 2011.
During Ramadan, when customers made a transaction at the branches, UAE Exchange contributed on their behalf to UNICEF, which works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection.
In 2011 the campaign was conducted only in the UAE, the flagship market of the leading global remittance and foreign exchange brand. This year the canvas of the campaign was wider as UAE Exchange involved five countries, in which it has its operations. The contribution was sourced from every remittance transactions sent through the branches of the remittance major in UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, without levying any extra charge on the customers.
“When we wish for anything good, the entire universe conspires to make it happen. That is exactly what happened this holy month of Ramadan, when we wished to give back to the society, bringing smiles to the underprivileged children. Our little universe of customers came together to make it happen”, said, Mr. Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO - Global Operations, UAE Exchange. “We constantly look out for opportunities to give back to the society and customers put their faith in our commitment for the cause and supported wholeheartedly. With UNICEF by our side, we also knew that our efforts will bear fruit and bring that smile on those innocent faces.”
Mr. Promoth Manghat, Vice President – Global Operations, UAE Exchange, said, “We have tried to make the underprivileged children’s tomorrow better, today. In line with our CSR vision, we partnered with UNICEF, again, to bring hope to the citizens of tomorrow. Like every initiative of ours, this too found a warm welcome from among our customers, whose support gave us the courage to fulfill it and we are extremely grateful to them. We are happy that we could be instrumental in making some difference to the lives of these children, positively.”
UNICEF, with its strong presence in more than 190 countries and territories, is known for its initiatives to bring good health, education and protection to all underprivileged children across the world.
“UAE Exchange and its customers stood up again”, said Dr. Ibrahim El-Ziq, UNICEF Representative to the Gulf Area Office. “We are thankful to UAE Exchange and every single customer, who transacted for the cause. UNICEF, dedicated to the welfare of underprivileged children, has always thrived on strong partnerships worldwide. UAE Exchange has already proved to be a reliable and credible partner. By widening the scope of the campaign across five countries, it has proved that it’s an organisation with a heart that throbs for the society, especially children”, added Dr. El-Ziq
UAE Exchange is known to offer bank transfers, instant money transfers, online money transfers, foreign currency exchange, payroll management solution and other payment solutions, across its counters. The company also known for its social commitments, has been instrumental in bringing aid to those affected due to natural disasters and other social issues.
The event of handing over of the cheque for the donated amount was attended by senior officials from UNICEF and UAE Exchange, along with special invitees and the Media.
About UAE Exchange
UAE Exchange is a leading global remittance and foreign exchange brand, based in UAE, with over 600 direct offices in 30 countries across five continents. With correspondent banking relationship with more than 150 global banks, and associations with leading global brands, UAE Exchange provides unmatched service to over 3.5 million customers, worldwide. In UAE, the brand has a leading presence with a network of over 114 branches covering all the Emirates.
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Manager Media Relations
Al Saigh Building, Hamdan Street,
PO Box 170, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release UAE Exchange donates $100,000 to UNICEF, this Ramadan for the cause of underprivileged children here
News-ID: 234430 • Views: 1062
More Releases from UAE Exchange
UAE Exchange India Bags the Prestigious Golden Peacock Business Excellence Award …
Dubai, April 2016: UAE Exchange India was recently conferred the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence by the Institute of Directors. The award ceremony was held at Hotel Meydan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Honourable Cabinet Minister of Culture & Knowledge Development, Government of UAE, presented the award to the Chairman of UAE Exchange, Dr B R Shetty, and the Managing
UAE Exchange Recognized As A Great Place to Work
Working for an organisation that offers a work-life balance is a blessing but working for an organisation that rewards and helps improve skills of its team is a richer blessing. One such organisation that inspires and motivates its staff is UAE Exchange, the leading global remittances, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand. In a survey conducted by Great Place to Work, UAE Exchange ranked among the top 20 best employers
UAE Exchange CEO wins the Finance CEO of the Year Award
Mr. Promoth Manghat, CEO, UAE Exchange, is named the Finance CEO of the Year at Indian CEO Awards 2016, in recognition for business excellence and his achievements over the course of the past year as the CEO of UAE Exchange. Promoth received this award for his outstanding contributions in the progress of UAE Exchange. He has been instrumental in introducing various transformational processes in the organisation and instilled a passion
UAE Exchange global operations turns 33
Established in 1980 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Currently active in over 30 countries across five continents. Over 700 branches make it the largest global network among remittance brands. “Trust turns 33!” exclaimed Mr. Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO – Global Operations, UAE Exchange. “We have been an active player in the remittance industry for over three decades now. We could earn the trust of our customers, partners and regulators due to
More Releases for UNICEF
CECED & UNICEF releases IECI study report
UNICEF with CECED, Ambedkar University Delhi and ASER Centre launches India Early Childhood Education Impact Study Report Delhi: UNICEF, in partnership with Centre for Early Childhood Education and Development (CECED), Ambedkar University Delhi and Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Centre today launched a report on the Indian Early Childhood Education Impact study, a five-year longitudinal research study that followed a cohort of 14,000 four year olds from age 4 to
Priyanka Chopra Is The Global Goodwill Ambassador For UNICEF
Even small kids in the overseas now must be familiar with the name Priyanka Chopra. Our desi beauty is slaying it in the USA by her stellar performance in American TV series 'Quantico season 2.' The actress will also mark her Hollywood debut with the film 'Baywatch' alongside Dwayne Johnson and many others. Now she has set a new milestone by becoming the Global Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF. Priyanka recently shared
Where do you come from? - Invitation to a new worldwide patchwork project in aid …
Munich, August 1, 2014: The theme of the new international community project organized by the online magazine „Quilt around the World” is “Where do you come from? – Stories as blocks. Blocks and their (hi)story. From every era and every region, a wealth of cultures and traditions has originated with an endless variety of patterns, ornaments, symbols and graphic structures which can also be (re-)discovered as patchwork and quilting
UAE Exchange ties-up with UNICEF for the cause of the children
UAE Exchange and UNICEF announced a new partnership to promote the cause of underprivileged children. In this partnership, the leading global remittance and foreign exchange brand will donate to UNICEF AED 0.10 for each remittance transaction done through UAE Exchange branches in the United Arab Emirates during the holy month of Ramadan. “A child’s smile is priceless and this Ramadan, customers of UAE Exchange have the opportunity to bring more smiles
'Leveraging Ontology': Unicef Take Smartlogic's Semaphore to DAM 2011, June 8-9 …
Smartlogic's Semaphore for Digital Asset Management. Jessica Peterson from Unicef presents at DAM NY 2011 on June 9th. Smartlogic's Semaphore software is the semantic software referenced in the discussion on Metadata, Taxonomy & Search at the Digital Asset Management (DAM) Conference in New York, June 8-9, 2011, where UNICEF's Jessica Peterson is presenting a talk on 'Leveraging Ontology for a Fully Integrated DAM Infrastructure.' Jess Peterson is the taxonomy specialist for the
Vertbaudet teams up with UNICEF to support children across the world
Children’s clothing specialists, Vertbaudet has announced a new collection of children’s fashion to support UNICEF and aid education and the health of children around the world. For more than forty years, children’s fashion brand Vertbaudet has produced fun, practical and stylish children’s clothes. Now the new collection created for UNICEF by designer Valeria Attinelli has a strong message: Support the rights of the child. Vertbaudet has pledged to donate £1