Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic healthcare organisation dedicated to transforming lives, today announced the launch of the third edition of the annual Ramadan campaign ‘basma’, smile in Arabic, in partnership with hospitality, leisure, and retail outlets across the UAE.
Drought has left nearly two million Somalis in desperate need of food, a humanitarian agency warned on Monday, as poor rainfall pushes communities to the brink across East Africa.
Two GEMS Education schools, The Millennium School and GEMS Jumeirah Primary School have collectively raised Dhs 500,000 for Dubai Cares ‘Adopt a School’ initiative, which will go towards the establishment of new community-based schools in Nepal and Cambodia.
Juma Al Majid is one of the key figures in charitable, cultural and intellectual work across the UAE.
The World Food Programme said it has suspended "deliveries to about 47,000 people in towns and villages... (that) have come under bombardment".
There are 80 UAE Food Bank fridges placed in different parts of Dubai for people to donate food during this Holy Month and year around.
Sheikh Mohammed hoped that this beautiful girl would now happily play with her peers and live a normal life.
As part of its food security programme, the Emirates Red Crescent distributed 650 food baskets, weighing more than 50 tonnes, to 3,250 needy families.
Sheikh Essam Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the SCI, highlighted the charity's achievements, underscoring its contribution to supporting education and health projects within the country and abroad, through the implementation of several initiatives.
As part of the ‘Clothing Bank’ project by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD), the amount of used clothes donated, with a total value of Dhs4,454,120, reached 1,113,530 tonnes in the first half of 2019. The “Clothing Bank” project recycles and sells second-hand clothes for tertiary income to support various charitable and humanitarian projects.