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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.
Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN in Geneva, attended a ceremony to launch the Arabic version of 'Before the Oil, Abu Dhabi 1954-58', a personal memoir authored by Susan Hilliard.
To mark the 'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought', 'Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of the UAE' was recently published by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, EAD, featuring unique information about the UAE’s 84 natives, naturalised (from outside the UAE but grow here in many locations) and introduced (non-native) grasses and grass-like species.
Dubai’s private schools have shows remarkable progress as the latest school inspection results were declared by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, on Wednesday.
Under the theme, ‘Drivers of Change’, the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) will address the significance of legislation in accelerating women’s empowerment and gender equity in the private sector.
The 20th edition of the traditional event, Fazza Championship for Youlah, has kicked off at the Meydan Fort in Global Village.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted on Saturday the last edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019, in support of Umm Al Qura School in Um Al Quwain. This edition, which was sponsored by DP World, witnessed a participation of 200 volunteers who helped in the renovation of the school to enrich the learning environment for1,200 students.
Seven out of 10 Filipinos, or 70 percent, have expressed alarm and fear over the increasing number of Chinese workers who pose not only a threat to their employment opportunities but also endanger the country’s security, according to just released findings of a private pollster.