• ‘Hand In Hand’ initiative launches in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, In collaboration with the Disabled Children’s Association

    To give and to share are truly among the greatest pleasures on earth. It has been said that you have not lived until you have done something for someone that cannot repay you. The values and principles of humility, generosity and goodwill are ones that Mouawad deeply admires and connects to. They are at the core of the Robert Mouawad Foundation, with the promise of making a life-long difference to underprivileged children.


    Dubai Sports City is set to host an international youth football tournament later this month - the Dubai Intercontinental Football Cup for Under 13’s.

  • ‘New Year, New Deals at Splash Pad’

    Spending quality time with children is a great way to build those lasting family bonds. However, prolonged periods of keeping children entertained can be rather tedious too – sometimes we all need a bit of a break! Splash Pad, the wet play area at THE BEACH, opposite JBR in Dubai, allows you the opportunity to get that much-needed down time, while keeping the children happily entertained.

  • “My Future Champion” toddler development challenge by Aptamil Junior

    The ambition of every mother has always been to ensure that her toddler succeeds in everything that they do. That is why Aptamil Junior launched the "My Future Champion" toddler skill development challenge, with the vision of giving all mothers the opportunity to showcase their toddler's skills and give them tools to help develop these skills further.

  • 1 in 10 children worldwide are growing up alone

    On November 20, Universal Children’s Day, SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest non-governmental organisation focused on supporting children without parental care and families at risk, stresses the importance of a loving family for children. Without the loving care of a parent or other adult caregiver, children are less likely to develop the skills they need to become contributing members of society, says the organisation.

  • Activities for Ministry of Health’s ‘Healthy Children 2021’ national campaign to bring fun and joy for kids of all ages at City Centre Mirdif

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced activities lined up for its celebration of the ‘Healthy Children 2021,’ a national campaign aimed towards promoting good health practices and values among children in the UAE. Held in collaboration with the National Campaign Task Force, the initiative complements the country’s ‘National Program for Government Communications.’ The ‘Healthy Children 2021’ program is being held under the slogan ‘2021 Step’ and will act as an innovative platform to showcase a wide range of awareness raising activities on the importance of health, particularly focusing on dietary habits—helping reduce the proportion of obesity among today’s children to 12 per cent by the year 2021. The program is set to run from November 5 to November 7, 2015 at the City Centre Mirdif.

  • Al Bustan Centre and Residence extends support to Al Noor Training Centre

    As part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR), Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, participated in the Hope for Children Family Fun Fair organised by Al-Noor Training Centre.

  • Al Hilal Bank launches ‘Heart to Heart’ Ramadan 2015 campaign in support of children with congenital heart diseases

    Upholding the genuine spirit of giving, Al Hilal Bank has held a press conference at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi to officially launch its special ‘Heart to Heart’ campaign under the umbrella of the ‘Joud Bil Khair’ (‘do good’) programme organized last year for this holy month of Ramadan. The initiative encourages medical, moral and financial support for children with congenital heart diseases, especially those belonging to low-income families. Dr. Adel Al Shamry, CEO of Zayed Giving Initiative, and Mohamed Jamil Berro, Group CEO of Al Hilal Bank, were the main speakers at today’s inauguration conference.

  • Al Masah announces partnership with Dubai Cares to tackle global education crisis

    Al Masah Capital, a leading Dubai-based alternative asset management company, has partnered with UAE-based philanthropic organization Dubai Cares by committing to making a donation over a period of one year in support of providing children in developing countries with access to quality education. The donation will be made by Al Masah’s food & beverage division in the region, through brands such as Johnny Rockets, Café Rouge and La Porte Des Indes.

  • Al Mawakeb Schools go head-to-head with neck stress

    As part of its continued efforts to improve the health and overall well-being of its students, Al Mawakeb Schools, managed by academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently conducted an awareness campaign to tackle neck muscle stress caused by excessive use of gadgets.

  • Al-Futtaim Honda hosts children from Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation

    As part of its activities to mark 2017 as the Year of Giving, Al-Futtaim Honda hosted over 60 children from the Dubai government's Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation at a special event titled ‘Al-Futtaim Honda Youth Day.’

  • American Hospital Dubai hosts public awareness campaign to promote the use of infant car seats

    American Hospital Dubai recently conducted a public awareness campaign to highlight the importance of infant car seats in support of the initiative launched by the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Public Health and Safety Department to promote the use of rear-facing child safety seats for new-born babies being discharged from hospital. Officials from DHA participated in the seminar to give a deeper insight to healthcare professionals, especially those associated with child birth, and new parents about the significance of the infant car seats for a baby’s safety.

  • American Hospital Dubai successfully hosts storytelling session in support of SAADA’s ‘Reading is Healing’ initiative

    The American Hospital Dubai, in collaboration with Al Aalm Al Arabi for Publishing and Distribution, recently hosted a storytelling session for young children above the age of two years in support of the ‘Reading is Healing’ initiative by SAADA, a health insurance program for the citizens of the Emirate of Dubai. The session complements the directive of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, declaring 2016 as the ‘Year of Reading’ with the aim of creating a generation of book lovers to help position the country as a global capital for culture and knowledge.

  • AppyKids Play School Series launches exclusively at Virgin Megastore

    Virgin Megastore is delighted to announce the exclusively launch the AppyKids Play School Series throughout our stores in the region. The AppyKids Play School Series is an innovative early years educational concept, designed in the UAE, created for children around the world aged 3-7 years.

  • Arabian Child & CACHE introduce JAWDA™ Quality Improvement Program for Nurseries & Kindergarten

    JAWDA™ - which means ‘quality’ in Arabic - helps childcare settings improve the quality of care and education provided to children and their families in the Gulf region, and it helps families make informed decisions about childcare services.  Childcare settings receive a tier level certification indicating the level of quality that they have achieved in specific standards in the following domains: Child Learning and Development, Child Protection, Health and Safety, Workforce Qualifications & Professional Development, Citizenship, Community Partnership and Family Relations, Indoor and Outdoor Environments, and Leadership, Management and Administration.
  • Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Organizes Umrah Trip for 11 Orphans

    In line with the Year of Giving initiative launched by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) collaborated with the Department of Awqaf – Sharjah, to organize an umrah (Islamic pilgrimage) trip for 11 orphans.

  • Back to School with PHILIPP PLEIN JUNIOR

    Let your young one’s usher in the new school year in style as Philipp Plein Junior launches its latest Autumn/Winter collection, perfect for the back-to-school wardrobe. Strictly made in Italy, with a playful and irreverent spirit, Philipp Plein Junior takes New York by storm in this line celebrating the true spirit of this iconic city.

  • BMW Group Middle East teaches tomorrow’s UAE drivers about road safety today

    Every day, emergency services across the country, including police, civil defence and ambulance, attend to hundreds of road accidents. In fact, a recent report shows that Dubai Police received more than 2,419 emergency calls and reported 250 traffic accidents within just five hours of the first day of Ramadan. Meanwhile, according to the Abu Dhabi Police, there have been 42% more road fatalities in the first three months of this year than the same period in 2015, most of which were caused by people aged between 18-33 years.

  • BMW Group Middle East to educate UAE school children on the importance of road safety awareness for second year running

    Following the success of last year’s campaign, in which 5,000 school children aged 6-9 years old learnt the fundamentals of road safety as part of a unique hands-on educational experience, BMW Group Middle East together with local UAE importers, AGMC and Abu Dhabi Motors, and Ciel Events are extending their efforts to educate thousands more youngsters in the UAE.

  • Breaking the Shackles of Child Labour Imperative to Ensure Right to Education: CRY

    The rain Gods have a crucial role to play in children's education in Mahabubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh in India. Since the livelihood of the communities is dependent on farming, lack of rains not just ruins the crops, but the chances of children going to school. To make ends meet, families force their children to take up economic roles to aid the family's income, even if it is a meager amount.