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The students who are spreading hope to refugees

The students who are spreading hope to refugees

An Abu Dhabi school and philanthrophic organisation are hoping to spread a message of friendship and creativity among the world’s most vulnerable people with a new project. Students at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi have teamed up with Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts …

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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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Sheikh Zayed’s legacy becomes focus of year-long initiative

Sheikh Zayed’s legacy becomes focus of year-long initiative

As the nation’s founder, Sheikh Zayed left a legacy of tolerance, philanthropy and progress that has lasted long after his 33-year reign. It’s with this in mind that 2018 is to be marked as the Year of Zayed to highlight …

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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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Campaign raises monumental amount to build mosques in UAE

Campaign raises monumental amount to build mosques in UAE

A nationwide drive has raised AED 19.4m in donations in a bid to build new mosques. The recent Build a Mosque campaign, launched by UAE non-profit organisation Dar Al Ber Society, raised enough funds to build 156 mosques, which will be …

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Year-long initiative to have lasting impact

Year-long initiative to have lasting impact

With various plans already underway following the announcement of 2017 as the Year of Giving, the co-founder of a community group hopes that the initiative will pave the way for cohesive goodwill among various sectors for years to come. “I …

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