Unilever-Food Banking Regional Network partnership on January 2016
Unilever Gulf partnered with the Food Banking Regional Network to deliver Unilever products to and serve underprivileged people in the region.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20-1-2016: The Food Banking Regional Network signed protocol agreement with Unilever Gulf for the purpose of eliminating hunger by the year 2020 and leveraging hygiene level of health care units, orphanage and elderly houses across the region. Millions of Unilever food, hygiene and self care products will be donated on weekly basis to the Food Banks, Cure Banks and Clothing Banks members in the Food Banking Regional Network in UAE, Egypt, KSA, Morocco, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon and Tunis. Moez el Shohdi, Co-Founder & CEO of Food Banking Regional Network said, “we are delighted with this partnership as it is part of FBRN long term engagement plan of the privet sector. Our partnership with Unilever as one of the top multinational organizations in the world will serve numerous humanitarian goals; improve quality of life of needy people, enhance community stewardship, reduce waste and save the environment for a better future. For sure others will follow the steps of such partnership in extending support to communities in order to alleviate hunger and improve heath condition in the region.”
Ahmed Kadous, Gulf Supply Chain Director of Unilever said “We are thrilled to work side by side with FBRN to help in enhancing the standards of living of people across the MENA region. At Unilever, we work to create a better future every day and we are confident that through our strategic partnership we will meet the needs of the local communities. We aim to touch the lives of millions of people by delivering our foods, beverages and Personal care products, including - but not limited to - Lipton, Knorr, Lifebuoy, Sunsilk, Signal, etc…”