NGO News

As another year draws to a close, Sharjah-based international humanitarian organisation The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) has joined hands with Etisalat, to offer Etisalat customers in the UAE a great opportunity to make humanitarian action a part of their daily lives by signing up to their year-long text-to-donate campaign called ‘The Big Heart Dirham’.

The Tim Hortons brand’s second annual Smile Cookie Campaign, in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation came to a successful finish on October 31st.

The Sharjah-based Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment (KF), has supplied 1,000 books to ten Armenian public libraries, which include a variety of genres and aim to offer easy reads to Arab refugee children and young adults.

Over 14,000 war refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon have found new lease to happiness and hope through recently-concluded training programs conducting by the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and its sister organization The Art of Living. The Project which started in 2016 aims to reach out to another 4000 vulnerable, at-risk and high potential Iraqi and Syrian refugees by mid of next year, accomplishing the task of providing relief to a almost 18,000 people on completion.

Keeping a consistent effort to work with potential new partners and exchange industry knowledge and expertise, Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) concluded its robust participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. This year’s event contributed to greater insights, discussions of projects and initiatives that will develop the publishing industry further in the UAE.