Al Habtoor Group Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor has donated the sum of AED 105,750 to the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation in Dubai to purchase a bus for the Family Village. The Family Village is the first Awqaf community of its kind initiated by the Foundation to provide homes for up to 120 orphans in Dubai. The donated bus will be used to transport children from the village which contains 16 villas, a fully-equipped nursery, a kindergarten and a medical facility.
The donation came Ahmed Abu Shehab, Director of Development cessation of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Department, and Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor. The meeting was also attended by senior executives from the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation and the Al Habtoor Group.
Ahmed Abu Shehab expressed his appreciation for Al Habtoor’s donation. He said, “On the behalf of the Family Village, I would like to express our deepest gratitude to Al Habtoor Group for this noble initiative that shows that the authorities and businessmen in the emirate of Dubai are keen on supporting humanitarian projects.”
He added, “It is really heartwarming to see private foundations and companies as well as individuals contribute to these efforts in order to promote the culture of charity and humanitarian assistance in the society.”