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Corporate Responsibility

Philanthropy – a core corporate value

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Goodness is the only investment that never fails.”
- Henry David Thoreau

Being a leading investment company in the region, Jaleel Holdings’ best investment has always been goodness. Philanthropy is as important to the core of the company as are its corporate values. Right from the time its foundation was laid in 1972, Jaleel Holdings has been aligned with several social causes and socially responsible programs.

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Medical Camp


June, 2022

Jaleel Distribution organized & volunteered a Medical Camp for Labors at a selected Labor Camp in Sonapur on 3rd June. The camp was attended by 181 labors , volunteered by 10 known doctors from Dubai & 4 Nurses ; led by Dr. Zakir. Participants were diagnosed on their medical conditions, examined and further treatment plan has been advised. Selected identified participants from the medical camp are also being assisted by Jaleel Distribution for follow-up consultation & Tests.

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Health Checkup Camp


May, 2022

A medical health camp was conducted at the premises of Jaleel Cash and Carry, Qusaidat, RAK by Thumbay Clinic, Ras Al Khaimah on May 30, 2022 for the walk-in customers and employees. 142 persons underwent screening, conducted by the Doctors and medical staff of Thumbay, which included customers and employees of Jaleel Cash & Carry, Jmart Hypermarket and Jaleel Essential Food Industries.

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UAE Food Bank Ramadan Campaign


Feb, 2022

Jaleel Holdings delivers 1250 kits as a part of UAE Food Bank Ramadan Campaign.

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Flood Relief In Philippines


December 20, 2020

When Typhoon Ulysses and Super Typhoon Rolly hit several provinces in Philippines displacing hundreds of families, Jaleel Holdings did not waste time in coming together and helping the Philippines community in Dubai.

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Al Warsan Covid-19 Isolation Facility


July 2020

During the initial days of Covid-19 pandemic, Jaleel Holdings played an active role in setting up and running a fully-equipped isolation center in Dubai. Dr. Zakir K Mohamed, Director of Jaleel Holdings, was the medical lead of a volunteering team at Dubai Health Authority’s Al Warsan Covid-19 isolation facility in Hind Humanitarian City (HHC). He led a group of 56 volunteer doctors with 120 volunteer nurses and 58 other volunteers, who managed 7500 beds and took more than 18000 swab tests in 78 days. This feat was achievable with the diligent support of Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC) and its crisis management team. Eventually DHA decided to completely take over in July 2020 to make HHC a long term facility.

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10 million Meals Campaign


April 21, 2020

Jaleel Holdings donated 100,000 meals to the ’10 million meals’ campaign, UAE’s first biggest food distribution drive that aimed to support communities affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the UAE. Mr. M. V. Kunhumohamed said – “We are happy to join a supporting network of entities and companies to the ’10 million meals’ campaign, an inspiring humanitarian project that reinforces the commitment to practice corporate social responsibility and achieve development goals. Being a socially-committed business group, it is our responsibility to rise to the needs of the nation at a very challenging time.

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SALMA – Syrian Refugee Campaign


February 10, 2020

SALMA, an initiative by H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, addressed the cause for Syrian refugees. The aim was to provide food to 70,000 refugees in Jordan who were victims of manmade or natural disasters. As a corporate entity with decades old roots in the UAE, Jaleel Holdings joined hands with its employees and customers to sponsor this noble venture during the “ 2017 Year of Giving” alongside Awqaaf & Minor Affairs Foundation.

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Thadagam Foundation Academic Scholarships


December 20, 2020

Established in 1982, Thadagam Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the corporate organization which mainly focuses on education and was earlier called Thadagam Education and Charitable Trust. In a way to extend their gratitude and support to their employees, Jaleel Holdings started the Thadagam Foundation Academic Scholarships in 2018. These are awarded to young and bright children of the employees who excel in academic or extra-curricular activities and wish to pursue higher education but do not have the means to do so. Covering all tuition fees for the entire length of courses like Engineering, BTech, Ayurvedic professional degrees, so far more than 20 scholarships were given by the Chairman.

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Help To The Needy


February 10, 2020

Our CSR wing handing over the cheques to the university authorities against overdue fees of students.

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Ramadan – The Month Of Mercy & Forgiveness


May 23, 2019

Jaleel is always in the forefront in upholding the true spirit of Ramadan. Volunteers from Jaleel actively participated in distributing Iftar meals in Ajman, Sharjah and Dubai.

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Their Suhour Is On Us


May 25, 2019

‘Their Suhour is On Us’ is an initiative launched by Community Development Authority of Dubai aligning with the ‘Year of Giving’ in 2017. It is the distribution of Suhour Meals to labors after Taraweeh Prayer during the Holy Month of Ramadan with the participation of approximately 700 volunteers.

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The 6th Annual Blood Donation Campaign


December 09, 2018

The Sixth Annual Blood Donation Campaign was done at the Jaleel Corporate Office on 09th Dec, 2018. The event was organized in association with Dubai Blood Donation Center (DBDC), which is a department of Al Wasl Hospital. Our Staff helped in collecting 42 pints of blood.

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Kerala Flood Relief Fund


Thadagam Foundation was quick to extend its help to the unfortunate victims of the disastrous floods in Kerala in 2018. The volunteers worked incessantly in providing basic amenities and food to the occupants of 20 relief camps until they were finally able to return home. The Foundation also provided financial aid to 20 families to reconstruct their houses that were damaged by the flood. In addition to this, Directors Sameer K. Mohamed and Dr Zakir K Mohamed met the Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan when he was visiting UAE and donated Rs 30 lakhs contributed from the management and employees of Jaleel Holdings for the Flood Relief Fund.

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Jaleel Holdings Contribution to Flood Relief Fund


October 17, 2018

As per the UN estimate, an amount of Rs. 31,000 Crore is required to rebuild Kerala. Mr Pinarayi Vijayan, the Chief Minister of Kerala visited UAE & had meetings with several Organizations seeking support. Our Directors Mr. Sameer K Mohamed & Dr. Zakir K Mohamed also met him & contributed an amount of Rs 25 Lakhs to the Flood relief fund.

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Appreciation Certificate and Trophy from AWQAF & Minors affairs foundation, Government of Dubai


March 7, 2018

Mr. Baiju Palakasseril (Jaleel CSR), Mr. Ummer Kanthirappully (JCC) & Mr Meeran Kaluveetikuzhiyil (Jaleel Distribution) received Appreciation Certificate and Trophy from Mr. Abdelouaheb Soufane, Director- Salma Relief for the generous contributions and support from Jaleel Holdings. Presenting the Trophy he praised the outstanding efforts of Jaleel in supporting Salma that made a difference in alleviating sufferings of the less fortunate.

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The 5th Annual Blood Donation Campaign


October 12, 2017

The 5th Annual Blood Donation Campaign was done at the Jaleel Corporate Office on 12 Oct, 2017. The event was organized in association with Dubai Blood Donation Center (DBDC), which is a department of Al Wasl Hospital. Almost 100 staff came forward to be a part of the solemn event and 52 pints of blood collected.

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Year of Giving


October 12, 2017

During the holy month of Ramadan we in association with The Community Development Authority, Govt. of Dubai distributed 12000 packets of food to the needy in different labor camps in and around Dubai. Our employees with great enthusiasm came forward as volunteers in the distribution of the food packets. Contribution to various charity organizations were also done as usual. By these acts of kindness, we feel proud to be a part of the ‘Year of Giving'.

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UAE Food Bank Will Boost Surplus Food Donation In Dubai


January 9, 2017

Around 10 per cent of hotels, restaurants and hypermarket chains in Dubai are already donating their edible excess food and goods to the needy. And this would further increase with the launch of the UAE Food Bank, charities say.

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Help To The Needy


January 2017

We have also given financial help for a family to pay the school fee as part of our corporate social responsibility program.

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Help To The Needy


January 2017

As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility we have given financial help for a family to pay the hospital expenses. Cheque was handed over to the family by Mr. Nadeer, Asst. Sales Manager-Jaleel Distribution.

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The 4th Annual Blood Donation Campaign


April 2016

As part of the blood donation campaign conducted by Dubai Blood Donation Centre of Al Wasel Hospital at our Head Office on April 13 2016, 83 employees volunteered for the campaign and 53 employees donated blood.

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Thadagam Dialysis Center - Kerala


Thadagam Foundation, in collaboration with Thanal Charitable Trust, laid the foundation stone for a new world-class Dialysis Centre in Vadakkekad to provide Hemodialysis to destitute families at a very low cost. Thadagam Dialysis Center is the first facility in this region dedicated to the poor, which will facilitate a 10-bed facility with world-class infrastructure and machines.

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Charity Housing Projects


Thadagam Foundation initiated a three-phase charity housing project at Vadakkekad in Kerala. All the apartments constructed are allotted to the homeless families from adjacent areas. The first phase was a project comprising of 6 houses on a land owned by the trustees and donated to homeless people, and second phase a residential complex of 9 units with an investment of Rs 1 crore. The third phase of the project, comprising of 12 units, is currently under construction at an estimated investment of Rs 1.6 crores. The fourth phase is in the pipeline for completion in 2022 at an estimated investment of Rs 1.8 crores with 12 housing units.