Donations of MVR 352,010 received for Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race 2017, was handed over to NGOs by the company. The donations were handover by the management team of the company, during a special ceremony held at the Dhiraagu Head Office on 13 December.
This year 9 NGOs took part in the biggest international running race held in the Maldives and the donations were distributed equally amongst these NGOs The donations were collected by giving away t-shirts during the Bib number collection. T-shirts were given to participants upon a minimum donation of MVR 50. Apart from that Dhiraagu also donated MVR 200,000 to the 5 most popular NGOs.
The donations were received by the following NGOs:
Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC): MVR 56,890
Beautiful eyes Downs Syndrome Association: MVR 16,890
Cancer Society of Maldives (CSM): MVR 56,890
Child Abuse Prevention Society (CAPS): MVR 16,890
Maldives Association of Physically Disabled (MAPD): MVR 56,890
Maldives Autism Association (MAA): MVR 56,890
Maldives Thalassemia Society (MTS): MVR 16,890
Society for Health Education (SHE): MVR 16,890
Tiny Hearts of Maldives: MVR 56,890
Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race 2017 which was held on 24 November had participation from over 3000 adults and children. This year also the