NGO News

The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders, and owner associations, has revealed that one of its founding members, Enova, has won a Silver Award at the recently concluded Global FM Awards 2018. The company was recognized for its excellent performance and key contributions to the FM industry--particularly its exceptional business processes and procedures. Enova, a smart integrated energy and facilities management (FM) solutions company, is at the forefront of digital transformation in the Middle East’s FM industry through its network of complementary smart tools and cutting-edge technology as well as its use of big data analytics. 

The Breastfeeding Friends Society, one of the health promotion associations at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, has donated Dh100,000 to help dozens of patients who are unable to afford to pay for treatment at the University Hospital Sharjah, as well as those who earn low incomes and those with special cases.

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity has unveiled key partnerships with eight entities of the United Nations (UN) and Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), during a private event hosted by the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) at the Hannover Messe 2018 in Germany.

NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has recently concluded visits to leading academic institutions, municipal councils and ladies club branches across Sharjah, introducing its three affiliates and their programmes, which are designed to empower and develop women and accelerate their progress within their communities.

Human Appeal International in the Emirate of Ajman, in the presence of Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Board of Trustees, Member of Federal National Council has launched its Ramadan campaign under the name "Make Them Happy" in the month of giving, as part of its efforts to establish the concept of humanitarian action and to set the heritage of the UAE which is derived from religious legacies. In its mission to raise the target revenue of charity projects to 57.5 million dirhams with a growth of 23% over the last year; out of which about 20 million dirhams have been distributed for Zakat, 5 million dirhams for orphans and families in need.  Various health, education and social development projects have received 25 million dirhams from the target revenue. In addition, 4 million dirhams were given for Fast Breaking (Iftar), 1 million for Eid Dressing, 2 million for Zakat Al Fitr and 500 thousand dirhams for Food Donation.