Blogs

23 June 2016

We have to live up to the Founding Father’s legacy

I remember that day very clearly – November 2, 2004 and the 19th day of Ramadan. I had just returned to the UAE after…

Author: Saeed Al Ismaily, Senior Program Officer
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22 June 2016

We Have to Live Up to Sheikh Zayed's Legacy

I remember that day very clearly – November 2, 2004 and the 19th day of Ramadan. I had just returned to the UAE after…

Author: Saeed Al Ismaily, Senior Program Officer at Dubai Cares
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5 April 2016

Aid versus Empowerment: A Fine Line That Can Make or Break Your…

When I speak to people about my work in philanthropy, I always start by describing the fine line between 'doing good' and…

Author: Bahaa Hamade
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25 April 2015

"I do not recall ever feeling as happy as I felt it in Nepal"

On 10 November 2014, our large bus stopped in front of the village of Barkamuda, Nepal, where a large crowd of people waited…

Author: Mada Al Suwaidi, Program Manager
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14 August 2014

“Feel Good” Volunteering versus “Impact Generating” Volunteering

It is a scientifically proven fact that “volunteering offers more real happiness than any other venture in life”.

Author: Yasemin Saib
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11 August 2014

Teacher Training Transforms Teachers into Educators

“At the heart of the educational system, teachers hold the keys to a better future for all. They are a powerful force for…

Author: Maria Al Qassimi
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2 March 2014

Igniting the Spirit of Giving in a Child

Recently, as I was shopping at one of Dubai’s many malls with my son, I could not help but notice “Back to School”…

Author: Yasemin Saib
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2 March 2014

Protecting School Feeding Programs

The July 16th, 2013 midday meal tragedy in India’s Bihar state had directed attention towards the complex environment in…

Author: Mona Tahboub
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