Malabar Gold & Diamonds CSR initiatives for Ramadan
Date: 15th May, 2018 : Over 70,000 GCC and Far East residents to benefit from the CSR initiatives of Malabar Gold & Diamonds this Ramadan
Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with various associations and like – minded organizations this Ramadan to provide Iftar meals & other CSR initiatives.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues to devotedly take part & conducts various CSR initiatives this year which was declared as the ‘Year of Zayed’
The holy month of Ramadan is at here & millions of people around the world are getting ready to welcome this holy month with the acts of service, charity & prayers. As in previous years, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the BIG 5 global jewellery retailer strengthens its CSR activities in the GCC and Far East region this Ramadan.
Embracing the spirit of ‘Year of Zayed’ which marks the 100 years since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE, Malabar Gold & Diamonds has planned a month long CSR activities in association with like-minded organizations to benefit the needy. Over 70,000 special Iftar meals / kits will be distributed during this period.
In UAE, over 43,000 Iftar meals / kits will be provided to the residents in association with various like-minded organizations like Sharjah Charity International, Community Development Authority, MOH, KMCC, various labour camps & masjids throughout this holy month of Ramadan. 18,000 Iftar meals will be provided at Sajaa Industrial area, Sharjah throughout the holy month of Ramadan in an air conditioned tent which is set up with the support of Sharjah Charity International. Company will also distribute Iftar meals across the various labor camps & nearby masjids in UAE.
In Oman, the group provides over 15,000 Iftar meals at all over Oman throughout the holy month of Ramadan.
In Bahrain, the group is planning to provide over 5,250 Iftar meals to the workers at different labor camps located all over Bahrain like Askar, Akker, Jau, Arad, Hidd etc. Like in previous years, they will be associating with Discovery Islam, Al Hedaya Centre and Friendship Society for Blinds, UCO Parents Care to carry out such activities during Ramadan.
In Kuwait, the group will provide Iftar meals to over 2,800 laborers in different parts of various governorates in Kuwait.
In Singapore, the company will distribute around 78,000 water cups in the various masjids during the holy month.
In Malaysia, the group provides 750 special Ramadan Kit to the under privileged people which includes the grocery which will be enough for a family of 3 persons to break the fast for 10 days during Ramadan. The Company also provides 1000 Iftar meals which will be distributed in & around of various masjids.
Since its inception in 1993, Malabar Group has been actively involved in CSR activities with the aim of creating a difference to the community in and around their area of operations. The importance of CSR activities for Malabar Group has grown over the decades and the group sets aside 5% percentage of its net profit for the benefit of the needy in the respective markets it operates in. They undertake social welfare activities all year long, focusing on five priority areas such medical, educational sector, environment as well as housing and women empowerment.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds is the flagship company of Malabar Group, a leading diversified Indian business conglomerate.
Established in 1993 in the Indian state of Kerala, Malabar Gold & Diamonds today has a strong retail network of over 215 outlets spread across nine countries, 13 wholesale units in addition to offices, design centers and factories spread across India, Middle East & Far East. With an annual turnover of $4.5 billion, the company currently ranks among the BIG 5 jewellery retailers globally.
With 11 cluster manufacturing units in India and GCC – the company currently has 9 jewellery brands to cater to the discerning needs of customers. With headquarters in Kerala and branches across India, Middle East & Far East, Malabar Group is best known for its activities in the field of gold, diamonds, silver and lifestyle articles.
The group also operates MGD – Lifestyle Jewellery, a retail concept offering trendy and light weight jewellery that represents the independent and the modern woman through its designs and collections.
The group, owned by over 1,700 shareholders excels in quality products and services, has more than 12,000 professionals working for its continued success.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds also features an online store – http://www.malabargoldanddiamonds.com providing customers the opportunity to purchase their favourite jewellery any time and on any day from the comfort of their home.