A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Sheikha Bodour and Tariq Al Gurg.
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.
Thirteen UAE-based volunteers have returned to Dubai following a life-changing volunteering experience in the southeastern African country of Malawi.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced on Tuesday a 2-year programme in sub-Saharan Africa to support the rapid growth of tertiary education and address the challenges of the tertiary and skills sector in Africa.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, is hosting another edition of its Summer Literacy Camp between July 7 and Aug 8. The 5-days-a-week summer camp is taking place at Uptown School in Mirdif, in partnership with Rawafed Development and Learning Centre in Dubai, and is set to give 200 children aged six to 12 an opportunity to enjoy recreational activities, learn new skills and have fun with their peers, setting for them a strong foundation they can rely on to move forward. The initiative was officially kicked off on Sunday by Dr Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares and Ahmed Abdul Karim Mohammed Julfar, Director General of the Dubai Community Development Authority (CDA) with the participation of volunteers who will contribute in various capacities throughout the initiative.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has directed that funeral prayers in absentia be performed for the victims of the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria, following Juma's prayers (Friday prayers) in all mosques across the country.
Rescue workers continued to pull living people from the damaged homes but hope was starting to fade amid freezing temperatures more than three full days since the quake hit.
The earthquake will start in Afghanistan and pass through Pakistan and India before ending in the Indian Ocean, he said, adding these areas are the most prone to large earthquakes.