Tag: Refugees

The UAE is top in the world for humanitarian aid

The UAE is top in the world for humanitarian aid

The country is once again being recognised for its philanthropic efforts in helping countries from different parts of the globe. For the fifth straight year, the UAE has been named as the world’s largest donor of development assistance in proportion …

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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 the lack of cyber ethics can land you behind bars

How the lack of cyber ethics can land you behind bars

Keep yourself from unintentional wrong doing by practising caution and good manners when using social media Many of us would agree that the internet is perhaps the greatest invention of the 20th century, so much so that it’s almost hard …

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United efforts to combat humanitarian crisis sought

United efforts to combat humanitarian crisis sought

As World Refugee Day approaches on 20th June, humanitarian officers are making a plea for more action on a community level. With over 65 million refugees and displaced people globally, the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR is urging people to step …

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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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Can hacking be used for positive change? These people think so

Can hacking be used for positive change? These people think so

While technology may pose certain risks, there’s no doubt that it can also be used to do good in a community and around the world. From a system that provides income opportunities for skilled refugees to a medical ‘robot’ assistant …

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It’s time for YOU to help save lives in Syria

It’s time for YOU to help save lives in Syria

While we live a comfortable life here in Abu Dhabi, overseas millions of refugees are suffering and falling ill from preventable health problems. But now is your chance to make a difference in support of the Year of Giving. Marking …

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Do you shop online and want to make a difference?

Do you shop online and want to make a difference?

Could you be doing your bit to help the less fortunate while you shop online? Virgin Megastores UAE has partnered with Emirates Red Crescent to offer a Buy One, Give One initiative with selected items on the website. Helping to raise …

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CHARITY: University extends helping hand to Syrian refugees

CHARITY: University extends helping hand to Syrian refugees

It’s easy to get caught up in a lavish lifestyle in the UAE, bouncing from brunch to concerts to five-star resorts. But driven by a question of what life is like in someone else’s shoes, local university students are striving …

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CHARITY: Charity aims to light up the lives of the displaced children of the world

CHARITY: Charity aims to light up the lives of the displaced children of the world

Beacon of Hope is lighting the way to literacy in some of the world’s most war torn countries The world is in a state of humanitarian emergency. Syria and Afghanistan all top the headlines on a daily basis for the …

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