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Students at Winchester School in Jebel Ali raised a sum of Dhs10,000 for underprivileged children in Malawi.
The students collected and sold 5,000 old and unsed books at the school's annual fun fairs and parent-teacher meetings.
The initiative is called 'Winshares' and was launched last year, when the school decided to adopt a school in rural Malawi, under Dubai Cares' 'Adopt a School' programme.
To collect the books, the children went to different classes in the school to shine light about the situation of the children in Malawi and why the initiative is important.
The Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS), a premium school offering the Australian Curriculum and IB diploma, collaborated with the Sharjah Government Nurseries for the third consecutive year.
As young people are increasingly at risk, acquiring in-depth knowledge and raising awareness about negative implications of drugs through school’s curricula is extremely crucial and far more effective.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted on Saturday the second edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019, in support of the National Charity Schools for Girls (NCS) in Nasiriyah, Sharjah. This edition witnessed an impressive participation of 150 volunteers who helped in the refurbishment of the school to enhance the learning environment for 1,500 students.
Experts said the findings may change how governments plan for the next phase of the pandemic, including how they fund and organise vaccine research and development.
Individuals whose tourist or visit visas had expired after March 1, 2020, and were not able to leave due to COVID-19, have to leave the country within one month without any fines.
Of the almost 2,000 samples, only 12 had antibodies, said Reinhard Berner from the University Hospital of Dresden, adding the first results gave no evidence that school children play a role in spreading the virus particularly quickly.