الوسم: volunteering

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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How to travel without hurting the environment

How to travel without hurting the environment

Are your travelling habits having a negative impact on the world? The concept of travelling to the other side of the world has become commonplace. Many of us don’t bat an eye flying to faraway destinations, taking multiple flights, cars, …

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This amazing musician has played for Sheikh Zayed

This amazing musician has played for Sheikh Zayed

As the UAE’s first Emirati female composer, Eman Al Hashimi has already performed for Sheikh Zayed, among other achievements. We sit down with her to talk about spreading hope and creating a musical footprint in the UAE Tell us about …

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How can social media could encourage philanthropy in the capital?

How can social media could encourage philanthropy in the capital?

A first-of-its-kind competition has been launched to encourage people in the UAE to embrace philanthropy. The Creatives4Good competition, hosted by twofour54 and the National Media Council (NMC), is challenging content creators to produce short videos in the spirit of giving …

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Why this brilliant teen is a star inventor in the making

Why this brilliant teen is a star inventor in the making

With 12 inventions and counting, the future looks bright for the country’s youngest inventor   Fatima Al Kaabi is not your ordinary teenager. At 15, she is the UAE’s youngest inventor – an honour that became official after Sheikh Mohammed …

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Find out how the love of reading will grow in the UAE

Find out how the love of reading will grow in the UAE

With the UAE looking to open new chapters as a nation, the role of literacy looms larger than ever As the world marks International Literacy Day on 8th September under the theme of Reading the Past, Writing the Future, it’s …

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New award to celebrate hope and kindness

New award to celebrate hope and kindness

A new million-dirham campaign looks to highlight the contributions of individuals and institutions in making the community, and even the world, a better place. The Arab Hope Makers award was launched by UAE vice president Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al …

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Now’s your chance to embrace the spirit of giving

Now’s your chance to embrace the spirit of giving

The UAE has approved a national strategy for the Year of Giving.  Involving more than 1,000 initiatives and programmes involving 100 government and private bodies, the strategy aims to position the UAE as a global leader in philanthropy. Announced at …

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Could you do more to help the community?

Could you do more to help the community?

Could your company be doing more to help preserve the environment and embrace the spirit of the Year of Giving?  Looking for new partners, the Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wildlife Fund (EWS-WWF) wants to inspire more public and private …

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