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.
Woodley is campaigning to help protect 30 per cent of the world's oceans by 2030, after witnessing firsthand the "deep trouble" they are facing, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
The gesture by the philanthropic organization Dubai Cares to contribute Dhs2,938,800 ($800,000) over four years to expand the reach of the International Publishers Association’s (IPA) programmes in Africa is praiseworthy. Kenya and Morocco have been identified as initial focus countries, with other beneficiary
Mohamed Al Junaibi, Director of Humanitarian Affairs at the ERC in Yemen, stated that the project will serve over 2,000 families suffering from water scarcity.
Charitable organisations do work that is praiseworthy and brings succour to the affected. One stellar model is the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), which has proved it with telling efficacy. Take, for instance, the solidarity and support of the UAE for the hapless Rohingya women and children. Around one million of them now languish
When it comes to a decreasing lack of public trust it’s politicians who first spring to mind. But the release of the Charity Commission’s report into Oxfam’s sex scandal in Haiti points to another group fast falling from grace: the third sector. The report found that the charity had a “culture
At a time when some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, as per UN statistics, and 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services, the “Well of Hope” campaign launched by the UAE has proved that the country is a fountainhead of humanitarian goodness and that
Dubai Cares initiative of setting up a school for the underprivileged in Malawi is a noble gesture. Education is a vital component necessary for the uplifting of the marginalised and so UAE’s drive to do so in Malawi is bound to reap rich dividends in the years to come (“13 UAE volunteers spend a week in Malawi
It’s the historic and fraternal relationship between the two countries that prompted the UAE to pursue its efforts to restore security and stability in Yemen. To this day, the UAE has spared no effort