In Dubai, the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa has become one of the glowing charity donation buildings that have raised money for the food of UAE residents that have been suffering the economic impact from the new coronavirus pandemic.
However, each of the towers of about 1.2 million external lights was to be sold for 10 dirhams that has been enough to buy one meal. Accordingly, the donations come in the tower and filled up as well as the people could also bid by claiming the light at the very top.
Moreover, the region’s tourism and the businesses hub with the world’s busiest international airport is the Dubai’s economy that has been hit hard with the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the people that have lost their jobs or they had lost their incomes in which ten thousands of the migrants are the workers., who most often live in the crowded shared accommodation where the virus feasts more easily, have registered to be repatriated
“Hope you have a good solid meal. We take things for granted but life has a way of teaching us how to wake up,” said donor Shereen Harris in a public comment on the campaign’s website.
Likewise, the UAE has also recorded around 19,661 cases of the infection with the virus COVID-19 and around 203 deaths recorded which second highest death toll is after Saudi Arabia of the six Gulf state.
However, the donation box has also raised the funds with more than 1.2 million of the meals so far and has also organizing the body The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) said.