Ramadan Gifts for Creek Dhow Crews

Wednesday, September 08, 2010
The volunteers from left to right Wajd Ghanem (Customer Relations Executive - Dubai Chamber), Eman Al Mandani (CSR Executive – Dubai Chamber), Rami Halawani (Director of Marketing – Dubai Chamber), Alexi Trenouth (Events and CSR Manager – Angel Appeal), Lama Nasser (Executive Secretary of Director General – Dubai Chamber), Annelies Hodge (CSR Manager – Dubai Chamber), Karen Malia (Volunteer Coordinator & CSR Manager – Angel Appeal). Photo courtesy Shamal Marketing Communications

The Mission to Seafarers and The Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry teamed up over the weekend to collect and distribute 1,000 Ramadan gifts for the seafarers who live and work onboard the dhows moored along Dubai Creek.

The Mission to Seafarers in Dubai, part of the international organization that cares for seafarers regardless of race or religion in more than 300 ports around the world, honored the rich culture of the UAE’s marine industry with these gifts. The packages included toiletries and a box of dates wrapped in a t-shirt.


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