ACE Hardware partners with Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) to raise funds for ARC’s RESPECT Campaign

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ARC wishes to express sincere appreciation to ACE Hardware for their decision to contribute 5% of the revenue from children’s toy sales to ARC, during the store’s anniversary promotion scheduled be held from 1st to 31st December 2015.

ARC plans to utilize the funds raised for the RESPECT Campaign, with a special focus on anti-bullying and anti-discrimination. The key messages of the RESPECT campaign include respecting yourself, others, differences, boundaries and surroundings. As part of the campaign, ARC conducts awareness raising activities in Male’ and the atolls, to educate students, teachers and parents on positive and respectful behaviour and promote social values.

ARC also looks forward to further collaboration with ACE Hardware in the future, in its work to make a positive difference in the lives of children in the Maldives.

ACE Hardware and Color Bank also made a generous contribution to ARC’s HOPE Campaign against child abuse in June 2015, through their cooperate social responsibility.