The seventh edition of the charity exhibition “Design for Hope” started today, Wednesday, with the slogan “Donation expands and the vision becomes clearer”, which is organized by the “Humanitarian Initiative” at the headquarters of Dubai Ladies Club in the Jumeirah area. , and all proceeds go to the Noor Dubai Foundation’s eye health care program in Katsina, Nigeria.
This health program, which is implemented by the Noor Dubai Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education in Katsina State, Nigeria and the State Comprehensive Basic Education Council, aims to conduct eye examinations for 160,000 male and female students and 3,000. teachers in 194 primary schools in the state, providing glasses for those in need, as part of the Foundation’s efforts to prevent and treat eye diseases worldwide.
The Design for Hope exhibition contributes to the provision of these health and medical services to 50,000 female students and the training, qualification and training of 40 female teachers to conduct examinations for female students within schools as part of this comprehensive health program..
The noble aims of the “Design for Hope” exhibition, organized every year by the Al-Manal Humanitarian Initiative in support of charitable and development projects and programs, reflect the humanitarian vision of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Deputy. Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Emirates Council for Gender Balance, President of the Women’s Foundation in Dubai, President of the Dubai Ladies Club.
The seventh edition of the exhibition – which lasts until Friday, May 27, under the auspices of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority “DEWA” and the partnership of Dubai Media Incorporated – will be attended by a group of stylists, entrepreneurs, fashion houses from the Emirates. and jewelry, which reflect the authentic qualities of the people of the Emirates in giving and interacting positively with humanitarian initiatives.The state and its various institutions.
The opening was attended by Dr. Manal Taryam, CEO and Board Member of the Noor Dubai Foundation, Executive Director of the Primary Health Care Sector at the Dubai Health Authority, Al Joud Lootah, Member of the Board of the Dubai Women Foundation, Fatima Mohammed Al Joker, Legal Advisor and Chairman of the Women’s Committee on the Electricity and Water Authority in Dubai, and Naima Ahli, Director of the Corporate Support Department, and Maitha Shuaib, Director of the Department of Corporate Communications in the establishment of women in Dubai.
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Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and Executive Director of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, praised the noble intentions of the Al Manal Humanitarian Initiative and the Noor Dubai Foundation and their tireless efforts to reach out to the needy and reach out to the needy. the world and highlights the best forms of giving and humanitarian work in the UAE and Dubai.
He also noted the importance of the exhibition’s role in supporting the participation of Emirati women in the development and construction process, consolidating the process of women empowerment in the UAE and increasing their participation in various fields..
He said: We are following in the footsteps of the late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, “May God bless his soul” and the vision and guidelines of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, “May God protect him” , and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Chairman of the Council of Ministers. Ministers and ruler of Dubai, God bless him, to improve the position of the United Arab Emirates on the global map of humanism and volunteer work.
He added, “We are pleased with the authority to support the activities of the Al-Manal Humanitarian Initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Her Highness Sheikh Manal bint Mohammed. bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Emirates Council for Gender Balance, President of the Women’s Foundation in Dubai and President of the Dubai Ladies Club, and all national initiatives that make a major contribution to highlighting identity, heritage, culture and our authentic values, in addition to emphasizing the active participation of Emirati women in supporting the integrated and sustainable system of voluntary and humanitarian work inside and outside the UAE.
Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Vice President of the Emirates Council for Gender Balance, President and Managing Director of the Women’s Institution in Dubai, affirmed the UAE’s strong belief in the importance of achieving a lasting impact on its initiatives and projects humanitarian worldwide.
She noted that the projects of the Noor Dubai Foundation, one of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s global initiatives, managed to reach millions of people worldwide, as more than 91 million people in 97 countries benefited from these initiatives during the year. only 2021..
Al-Marri noted the important role that the Al-Manal Humanitarian Initiative has played in the humanitarian arena locally and globally, through many projects and programs that have made a tangible difference in the lives of its beneficiaries, especially in the areas of health. and education.
She commended the efforts of the initiative, led by Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in supporting and empowering women and girls within their communities, and her Highness’ desire to provide a healthy environment possible for to carry out their family, social and economic work. the role and active contribution to development efforts..
Al-Marri praised the great humanitarian contribution that DEWA plays in the arena of humanitarian work at the local and global level, noting that the sponsorship of the seventh edition of the exhibition “Design for Hope” comes in the same context.
She also praised the Dubai Media Corporation’s partnership in this charitable and humanitarian event, which reflects its desire to fulfill its social responsibility as one of the leading media organizations in the Middle East..
She said: “With the partnerships we build, we have a quality ability to change people’s lives and influence them, because good health is one of the core priorities of people and healthier societies are the ones that can look forward to faith in the future ”..