Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 24 May 2019

Dubai taxis' Dh1 charity donation raises tens of thousands of dirhams

The charity initiative was rolled out in 7,000 taxis

Dubai taxi passengers can now make a voluntary one dirham donation for the 'Dirham Khair' charity initiative by the Roads and Transport Authority.

Passengers made 34,945 donations following its introduction in taxis last month. Proceeds support improvements to transport systems in developing countries.

Dirham Khair was first launched in July 2017 for users of the RTA’s smart services and has been rolled out in 7,000 taxis.

People can also donate on the RTA’s website or with the RTA app and Dubai Drive app, which are available in Arabic and English.

Updated: January 21, 2018 02:28 PM