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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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Firms tasked to boost CSR efforts to help community

Firms tasked to boost CSR efforts to help community

Philanthropy is about to become an essential area of focus for companies in Abu Dhabi. The Ministry of Economy recently announced that corporate social responsibility (CSR) will be a mandatory requirement for the private sector by the end of the …

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The truth about this year’s points on your driving licence

The truth about this year’s points on your driving licence

In an effort to promote positivity and safe driving habits, Abu Dhabi Police has announced that it will cancel black points issued to drivers this year. With the exception of points issued for major traffic violations, the initiative is part …

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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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Which organisation is helping cut emissions in the capital?

Which organisation is helping cut emissions in the capital?

In the spirit of the Year Of Giving, Al-Futtaim Motors has donated a Toyota Prius to the Emirates Wildlife Society (EWS-WWF). The hybrid low emission vehicle, that can save the release of up to one ton of CO2 per year, …

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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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Family festivities focus on abilities of special needs children

Family festivities focus on abilities of special needs children

As part of the Year of Giving, numerous organisations in Abu Dhabi are doing their part with generous initiatives. The latest company to show its commitment to others in the community is Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, which hosted 50 students …

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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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