Dubai, UAE – Dar Al Ber Society (Dabs), committed to vulnerable segments of the society, has contributed Dh10,731,876 in allowances to 3,063 poor and nedy people in the first nine months of this year 2017.

The cases supported by the Zakat and Community Service Department - Dabs, included 1,426 people in the first three months in comparison to 1,310 in the second quarter and 327 in the third quarter.

Abdullah Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Executive Director of Dar Al Ber Society, said the Dh10,731,876 spent in the first nine months of this year were targeting indigent and low-income individuals and families, “be they Emiratis or expatriates from different nationalities across the country.”

Mohammed Suhail Al Muhairi, Head of Community Service Sector, said the allowances given spanned the expenses of medicine and surgeries of 304 destitute patients.

“They also included school fees for 681 cases, outstanding electricity bills for 28 families, pending rents for 499 people and other diverse allowances for 2,610 cases.”