What is the Dubai Cares campaign?
“Dubai Cares” is a charitable campaign, lead by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum that serves to focus the multicultural community of Dubai on raising money to support a global cause.
What are the main goals of Dubai Cares?
The two main goals of the campaign are: To bring the multicultural community of Dubai together during the traditional time of giving – the Holy Month of Ramadan – and to focus their collective attention on raising funds for a global cause. This year, Children’s Primary Education globally. To proactively address Dubai’s role as a Global Citizen by delivering unrealized opportunities to the children in our beneficiary countries through providing them access to Children’s Primary Education.
Who are the beneficiaries of the campaign?
We are currently targeting the following regions to receive funds collected from the campaign. They include the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Do you need volunteers for the campaign?
This year’s campaign was put together in 12 weeks which made it difficult to focus on securing and training volunteers to help us. However, we will definitely need volunteers for next year’s campaign. Once the campaign is complete we will add a section for volunteer registration.
What projects are you currently targeting to raise funds for in the campaign?
We will fund the value chain of education including:
* Building and renovation of schools
* Teacher training programs
* Teaching materials
* School scholarships
* School feeding programs
* School physicals including vaccinations
* School supplies
* School sports and recreation equipment
Corporate Social Responsibility:
What is Corporate Social Responsibility Program?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the commitment of businesses to contribute to sustainable economic development by working with employees, the local community and the global society at large to improve their lives in ways that are good for business and for development.
The Dubai Cares campaign has designed a CSR program that offers corporations the opportunity to play a significant role in the success of this campaign to provide education to children in Asia, Africa and Middle East.