Dubai, UAE – Dar Al Ber Society has run up to 52 charitable and humanitarian projects in the Philippine for the benefit of vulnerable people there.

Headed by Imran Mohammed Abdullah, Head of Charity Projects Sector, a high profile delegation of the leading charity association, based in Dubai, paid a visit to these projects.

The delegation included Abdul Karim Jaafar Al Hassan, Head of East Asia and Eastern Europe Projects Department, and Hassan Saleh Al Ali, Office Manager of the Head of the Charity Projects Sector.

“The visit covered Manilla, the capital, and Cotabato city, to the south of the country, where most of the projects are carried out, and where our strategic partner is headquartered.”

The delegation was briefed on the development of the projects, along with the needs and problems of disadvantaged people there, leave alone the challenges that hamper partners’ work, projects, and objectives.

Yusuf Al Yateem, director of the projects departments at Dar Al Ber, said some of the 52 projects, including mosques, water wells, and endowment projects, have been completed, while others are underway.

“The visit is meant to check upon the development of these projects and if they were being carried out as planned.”

Abdul Karim Jaafar Al Hassan, Head of East Asia and Eastern Europe Projects Department, said they met some of the orphans sponsored to closely identify their needs, and gave them some gifts.

“The delegation also visited some of the cities and regions affected by the Vinta typhoon to identify and fulfil their needs, particularly as the strong storm has left a widely destructive impact on the Southern and Northern Lanao and Zamboanga provinces, and Cagayan and Davao cities.”

The delegation later visited the UAE embassy in Manilla, where they were received by Mohammed Al Falasi, the Chargé d'Affaires, and Khaled Al Hajri, the Administrative Attaché in the Embassy.

“A briefing was then given on Dar Al Ber charitable and humanitarian projects all over the Philippines.”