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Over 4,300 needy families in UAE receive up to Dh5,000 each, thanks to bank's donation

Ahmed Shaaban /Ras Al Khaimah
ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com Filed on May 16, 2020
covid-19, coronavirus, financial aid, Zakat, Ramadan, UAE, Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai Islamic Bank, Ras Al Khaimah Charity Association, Mohammed Jakkah Al Mansouri

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Dubai Islamic Bank donated Dh12.8 million to support the projects of Ras Al Khaimah Charity Association.

More than 4,300 families have received financial support from a charity association in Ras Al Khaimah, thanks to the Dh12.8-million donation of Dubai Islamic Bank.

Each family received about Dh1,500 to Dh5,000 in Zakat, depending on the number of members, according to Mohammed Jakkah Al Mansouri, secretary-general of Ras Al Khaimah Charity Association.

"The funds were delivered to the eligible beneficiaries through a partner exchange house or via direct bank deposits. Some families received the assistance from staff members of the association," Al Mansouri said.

All Covid-19 precautionary measures were strictly observed in the distribution of aid, he added.

"The funds were delivered in phases to ensure the smooth distribution of Zakat."

Al Mansouri thanked Dubai Islamic Bank for its annual contribution, which "eases the suffering of thousands of people throughout the year".

ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com

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Originally from Egypt, I am a sound professional with a 23-year diverse experience as a researcher, lecturer, instructor, reporter, journalist, copy writer, translator, interpreter, proofreader, correspondent, and voice-over specialist with so many public and private entities in USA, UAE and Egypt. I have full command of all English and Arabic languages skills. I have a “Doctorate of Business Administration” degree, Swiss Business School. I have two Master’s degrees; one in Media Sciences, Mass Communication College, Cairo University, 2014, and one in Applied Business Research, Swiss Business School, 2018. I have a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Translation, Al-Alsun College for Languages & Translation, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1996. I have three post graduate diplomas in Education, Curricula and Instruction, and Islamic Studies. I enjoy reading, writing and adventuring.


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