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These amazing women are part of the Special Olympics here

These amazing women are part of the Special Olympics here

Meet the women bringing a dose of girl power to the UAE Special Olympics movement The UAE aims to create inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities throughout the UAE, the region and the world. As Abu Dhabi prepares to host …

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How YOU can help with the Special Olympics?

How YOU can help with the Special Olympics?

Studies show volunteers themselves benefit from charitable activities. That’s just one of the many reasons to get involved in the Special Olympics Communities and society at large benefit greatly from volunteers. Recent studies have shown that volunteers themselves also benefit …

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What is the Special Olympics?

What is the Special Olympics?

Two international sporting events are coming to Abu Dhabi. The Special Olympics MENA Games takes place from 14th-23rd March 2018 and the Special Olympics World Games takes place from the 14th-21st March 2019. So what are the events all about?  The …

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Golf ace lends support to the Special Olympics

Golf ace lends support to the Special Olympics

A former Falcon trophy-winning golfer recently helped to raise awareness about and promote the upcoming Special Olympics IX MENA Games in Abu Dhabi. Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal teamed up with Zimbabwean Special Olympics gold medal-winning athlete Munyaradzi Musariri for the Pro-Am …

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Did you know a new type of bird has been spotted in the UAE?

Did you know a new type of bird has been spotted in the UAE?

A previously unsighted owl species has been spotted in the UAE. The Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) announced the discovery following an owl survey in the Hajar Mountains in the country’s Eastern Region. Named the …

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This huge international event needs your help

This huge international event needs your help

With 2017 as the Year of Giving, an upcoming international vocational skills competition is appealing for willing volunteers to lend a hand. WorldSkills Abu Dhabi, running from 15th to 18th October at Adnec, will see teams from 60 countries show …

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Social community group extends hand to disabled youngsters

Social community group extends hand to disabled youngsters

  A local organisation is aiming to raise awareness of the emotional needs of children and teenagers with disabilities with the launch of a weekly club. Social Circle, founded by special needs teacher Michael Hilton, was established to help young adults connect …

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These mobile clinics are providing a valuable service to workers

These mobile clinics are providing a valuable service to workers

Hardworking labourers around the country will now have access to medical services while on duty. This is made possible with the launch of the first mobile hospitals, which are particularly designed to provide on-site medical care including diagnostic, therapeutic and …

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Can this new academy instil a lifetime of giving?

Can this new academy instil a lifetime of giving?

With all the unsettling news from around the world, there’s no doubt that instilling the values of empathy and compassion in future generations is a important. This is the driving force behind the newly announced Zayed Humanitarian Work Academy, an …

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How to make a remarkable difference this year and beyond

How to make a remarkable difference this year and beyond

As Ramadan approaches thoughts turn to giving back to others in our community and beyond. Here is how you can get involved It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, rich or poor, expat or local; whoever you are and …

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