10 Million Meals – level 3

18-05-2020 07:00

The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, has been turned into a spectacular donation box. Standing tall at about 2,700 feet, the iconic building was switched on every time a donation of 10 dirhams, or one meal, was made.

The initiative was a part of the ’10 Million Meals’ campaign by Dubai’s ruler. ’10 Million Meals’ is the biggest community campaign that will provide meals or food parcels to support vulnerable individuals and families affected by COVID-19. Over $3 million dollars have been donated, which provide 1.2 million meals that will be given among people in the UAE.

The campaign completed its second week, and UAE officials said that it was a true manifestation of social solidarity and unity.

Difficult words: initiative (an important act that is intended to solve a problem), manifestation (a sign of something happening), solidarity (when people show sympathy and they support each other).

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