Dubai's Emirates joins Sheikh Mohammed's Well of Hope programme

Emirates staff pump 12,300 litres of water in commitment of project that aims to provide clean water in remote areas

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla.
Emirates Group
Sheikh Majid Al Mualla.

Dubai's Emirates Group announced that its employees are volunteering for the Well of Hope Competition humanitarian project launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai at the start of May 2019, by pumping more than 12,300 litres of water through a mobile virtual interactive pumping device.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRI) will donate the total amount of water pumped during the competition to people living in remote areas with no access to clean water.

Among the participants of Emirates' competition was divisional senior vice president of the commercial operations centre at Emirates, Sheikh Majid Al Mualla. 

Emirates said in a statement that more than 844 million people around the world do not have access to clean water, which represents 1 out of 10 people on the planet, further underscoring the significance of the initiative launched by Sheikh Mohammed.

Commenting on the effort, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group, said: “We are honoured to participate in this initiative promoting values of empathy, solidarity, and giving.

"The goal isn’t to win, but to come together to support the cause. It reminds us that water is precious and small gestures to serve humanity can make a big difference.”

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