The remittance major donated AED 100,000 to UNICEF towards education for children. The event was held on 28th July, 2013 at the UAE Exchange Country Head Quarters, Dubai.
Mr. Gopakumar Bhargavan, Chief Marketing Officer, UAE Exchange handed over the cheque to Dr. Hania Kamel, Chief of Partnerships for the Gulf Area, UNICEF. Mr. Varghese Mathew, Country Head – UAE Exchange, UAE and other senior officials also participated in the event.
UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance and foreign exchange brand believes that Education is the most powerful weapon which can change the world. In its efforts towards giving back to the society, the remittance major donated AED 100,000 to UNICEF towards children’s education. The event was held on the 28th July, 2013 at the UAE Exchange Country Head Quarters in Dubai. Top management officials from UNICEF and UAE Exchange attended the event and Mr. Gopakumar Bhargavan, Chief Marketing Officer, UAE Exchange handed over the cheque to Dr. Hania Kamel, Chief of Partnerships for the Gulf Area, UNICEF. UAE Exchange had earlier tied up with UNICEF in the years 2011 and 2012 for the cause of underprivileged children.
Mr. Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO – Global Operations, UAE Exchange said, “Children of today decide the future of the world tomorrow and it is the responsibility of every individual to ensure that they are given the right tool – strong education. We, at UAE Exchange, never ignored our duties as a responsible corporate citizen and believe that through such initiatives we are able to make a difference to the world, in our own small way”.
Dr. Hania Kamel, Chief of Partnerships for the Gulf Area, UNICEF, said, “UNICEF’s mission is to protect the rights of children – wherever they are. We are grateful to all the partners who believe in our work and share our commitment to children. This is the third consecutive year that UAE Exchange has partnered with us. We thank the organisation for its continued support towards the betterment of children’s education”.
UAE Exchange has never failed to be a socially conscious organisation. In the last three decades the brand has contributed to various economies, worldwide with foreign currency flows; joined hands with many NGOs to stand up for various environmental causes and adheres to the global environmental standards. Known for its excellent customer service and widest network among remittance brands UAE Exchange has over 700 branches in 30 countries across five continents serving over six million customers. Strong correspondent relationship with over 150 global banks further adds to the might. With 125 branches in UAE, customers can walk in to the nearest one to address their multiple financial requirements viz. money transfers, currency exchange, bill payments, salary collection and more, under one roof. Its penchant for quality has won
UAE Exchange many awards and earned the trust of customers, partners and regulators alike, thus helping it to get the acclaim of the World’s Trusted Money Transferrer.
UNICEF works in more than 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. For more information about UNICEF and its work visit: www.unicef.org
The event of handing over of the cheque for the donated amount was attended by Mr. Varghese Mathew, Country Head – UAE Exchange, UAE, senior officials from UAE Exchange and UNICEF, along with special invitees and the Media.
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