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“Double Blessings” Ramadan campaign to benefit Dubai Cares and UAE Food Bank

“Double Blessings” Ramadan campaign to benefit Dubai Cares and UAE Food Bank

Month-long instore and online campaign by Choithrams to unite the community around the theme of sharing

Dubai, 03 April, 2022: Dubai’s popular supermarket chain Choithrams announces “Double Blessings” a campaign that supports Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications and UAE Food Bank during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Choithrams spotlights UN WFP’s School Feeding programme with “What’s for Lunch?” campaign

Choithrams spotlights UN WFP’sSchool Feeding programme with “What’s for Lunch?” campaign

WFP’s School Feeding programmekeepsmillions of children in school

5.3million mealsdonated since the start of the partnership in 2015

Hussien, 6 years old in the classroom with his classmates after receiving their daily share of WFP’s nutritious snacks at WFP supported school in Zinjibar, Abyan, Yemen WFP’s school feeding programme supports 1.55 million children in schools across Yemen with daily nutritious snacks. The programme helps increase enrolment in school, boosts daily attendance and encourages children to remain in school. WFP targets areas where enrolment in school is low, the area has adversely affected by conflict and where food security indicators are also low. WFP provides fortified date bars and/or high energy biscuits as a midday snack to children in school so that they are able to continue concentrating in school. For many children this snack represents a core nutrition boost to their diet. An estimated 2 million children in Yemen are out of school and over 1,800 schools have been directly affected by the conflict. One in five schools across the country cannot be used because they have either been destroyed or damaged, or are sheltering displaced families, or being used for military purposes.
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