Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has successfully completed the second edition of Volunteer Emirates 2017 that took place at the National Charity School in Dubai. More than 100 members of the UAE community took part by donating their time and energy to help improve facilities and install equipment in the non-profit school, which accommodates more than 5,000 school children.
During this latest edition of Volunteer Emirates 2017, sponsored by Al Ahlia Gulf Line Gen. Trading
Speaking on this latest edition of Volunteer Emirates, Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares said: “Dubai Cares is working towards ensuring that children have the caliber of education that shapes their future, by providing them with an environment that inspires their curiosity, inquiry, and discovery. This philosophy extends to our work in the UAE where we focus on enhancing the learning environment across non-profit schools, and the significance of such an initiative is reflected in the tremendous support we continuously receive from the UAE community. Our volunteers are a true depiction of the spirit of the ‘Year of Giving’, and we are extremely grateful to them for their commitment and to
Deepak Kaul, Managing Director UAE & Oman at Al Ahlia Gulf Line Gen. Trading
“We are inspired by the UAE leadership’s vision for The Year of Giving to give our time and energy to improving the educational and recreational environment for children in the community. AGL is grateful to Dubai Cares for recognizing this shared commitment and for involving us in its Emirates Volunteers initiative which we will continue to support throughout 2017.”
Ibrahim Abou Zaid, Principal of the National Charity School said: “We are very thankful for Dubai Cares’ support to our school. The work that is being carried out by the volunteers today will be immensely appreciated by our students tomorrow.”
Rana Awad, the Marketing Manager at Dubai Cares added, “It is always inspiring to see volunteers from all walks of life coming together and committing their time and effort for a good cause. With our collective effort and selflessness, we are able to positively impact the learning experience for these children.”
The UAE’s ‘Year of Giving’ will see a third edition of volunteer Emirates 2017 taking place later this year.