The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH) announced on Sunday the expansion of its food relief operations, the “100 Million Meals” campaign by Dubai ruler Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to ten additional countries.
The countries are: Benin, Senegal, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Kosovo, and Brazil.
Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported that the 100 Million Meals campaign efforts have expanded to 30 countries, carrying out on-ground distribution operations in 17 of them.
The campaign, launched on April 11 by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aims to “provide food parcels for disadvantaged individuals and families across 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa during the Holy Month of Ramadan,” according to WAM.
COVID-19 has driven many populations into an economic despair. Four hours away from us are 52 million people battling hunger. We are launching the biggest food drive in the region to provide 100 million meals for underserved communities in 20 countries.— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) April 11, 2021
MBRCH earlier announced a donation of AED20 million ($5.44 million) to the campaign to provide 20 million meals for vulnerable communities.
Donations to the 100 Million Meals campaign can be made on the campaign’s website www.100millionmeals.ae.