Our Vision and Guiding Principles

Our Vision and Guiding Principles
Our Vision and Guiding Principles

Our Vision: To break the cycle of poverty by ensuring all children have access to quality primary education.

Dubai Cares affirms and promotes seven fundamental principles:

  1. Leading global efforts in ensuring children’s access to quality primary education in developing countries regardless of their gender, ethnicity or religion
  2. Recognizing education as the best long-term solution to global poverty
  3. Comprehensive in scope, the philanthropic organization’s primary education programs integrate four key components: School Infrastructure; School Health & Nutrition; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) in Schools; and Quality of Education.
  4. Approaching programs with an innovative entrepreneurial spirit
  5. Actively engaging with international aid and development agencies to implement comprehensive development programs that promote an integrated approach towards education and ensure long-term and sustainable impact
  6. Mobilizing the UAE’s corporate, business and social communities toward proactive global citizenship
  7. Working towards achieving, by 2015, the United Nations Millennium Development (UNMDG) Goals 2 and 3 of guaranteeing universal primary education and promoting gender equality, respectively. Dubai Cares is also helping forge a global partnership for development, as indicated by UN MDG 8.