KHCF Honors Careem for its Efforts in the October Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
The King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) honored “Careem”, the leading car booking Service Company through smart applications in the MENA region, Turkey and Pakistan, for the efforts made during the October National Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign 2019, affiliated with the Jordan Breast Cancer Program, during a meeting held at the Careem headquarters.
The company's support was demonstrated through a donation of thirteen thousand (13,000) Jordanian dinars, which will be directed towards providing 320 underprivileged women with mammograms test for early detection of breast cancer at the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC). The ceremony was attended by the Director General of the KHCF, Mrs. Nisreen Qatamish, and Director General of Careem, Mr Sabri Hakim.
The partnership between the KHCF and Careem began in 2017, wherein the company gave users of the Careem App the opportunity to donate an optional amount of one dinar; added to the value of the trip throughout the month of October.
Regarding this support, Mrs. Nisreen Qatamish praised the role of Careem and its contribution in spreading awareness among users of its application, and its keenness to build a conscious society that is able to address cancer, stating that: "We appreciate the positive cooperation that brings us together with Careem, as the private sector plays a prominent role in the success of our campaigns, which gives us the motivation to intensify our efforts to save the lives of more patients and give them hope and motivate them to continue their journey. "
The Director General of Careem in Jordan, Mr Sabri Hakim, said: “Our cooperation with the KHCF is an integral part of our corporate social responsibility strategy, with which we strive to make a positive impact in terms of community health and awareness and the fight against cancer, not only in the Kingdom, but also across the world, through joint action aimed at achieving the goals of the Jordan Breast Cancer Program. We take pride in this cooperation as it embodies the principle of sustainability in everything we do and offer, in order to improve the quality of life. ".
It is worth mentioning that the Jordan Breast Cancer Program is a national program that operates under the leadership and support of the KHCF and organizes campaigns and activities throughout the year and in various governorates across the Kingdom to educate the local community on the importance of early detection.