Adnif backs UAE Red Crescent
Abu Dhabi, August 24, 2011
Abu Dhabi National Islamic Finance (Adnif), the Islamic banking arm of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), has donated Dh1,5 million ($408,000) to the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) to support people with special needs.
The donation will go towards helping people who suffer from motor disabilities, intellectual or sensory impairments and their families.
“The UAE Red Crescent is one of the most reputable charity organisations that help thousands of needy people in many different countries,” said Aref Ismail Al Khouri, general manager of Adnif.
“Adnif is proud to support the good works of the Red Crescent to help mankind,” he added.
The UAE Red Crescent Authority plays a leading role in the establishment and dissemination of the culture of volunteerism in the UAE and linking between the benefactors and the beneficiary categories to facilitate aids access.
“We believe in human development thus we endeavor to reduce hardships, improve their conditions and integrate them into society,” said Rashid Al Mansoori, manager of the RCA - Abu Dhabi branch.
“People with special needs are part of the society and regardless of their disabilities they deserve to have equal opportunities as others,” he explained.
“Corporate Social Responsibly is one of Adnif's main pillars and supporting people with special needs confirms its commitment towards the communities in which we carry our business,” said Al Khouri. – TradeArabia News Service