Eshraqa, KR Social Development Arm, conducted its annual Blood Donation Drive for the Holy month of Ramadan, under the supervision of the Central Blood Bank of Oman, Ministry of Healthon June 16th at the Al Falaj Hotel in Ruwi.The initiative has been amply supported by KR employees for the last eight years, fulfilling the company's humanitarian objectives to contribute towards maintaining critical reserves.
This year, the blood camp was conducted by KR recently established Eshraqa, Social Development Arm, as part of the outfit's focus on health drives, which constitute one of three key pillars after Community and Education.
Commenting on the blood donation campaign, Nailesh Khimji, Khimji Ramdas Director, said, "We have been rigorously committed to helping the Blood Bank restock and maintain an ample supply of blood especially during the Holy month of Ramadan. Over the years, scores of KR employees and their families and voluntarily and so selflessly stepped forward to donate blood that has saved lives, in many cases. We thank them and the Blood Bank of Oman for their dedicated efforts in ensuring that supplies never drop and that lives are saved."
KR has been part of the blood drive initiative for over three decades, the company's staff, their friends and families have regularly donated blood voluntarily for a noble cause. Last year there were 275 KR volunteers for the blood donation drive. This year 255 KR volunteers stepped forward to join in the initiative and help save lives.