With Eid Al-Ahda having just passed and the celebration of the American holiday of Thanksgiving taking place just yesterday, as we set forth into the holiday season now is the time to give back to those in need. The following list are some of the top charities in Dubai, places where you can go to help those who need it during this time of festivity.
1 Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs
The Al Noor Training Center for children with Special needs serves children from diverse nationalities through a variety of activities and programs. The new facility opened its doors in April 2007 and was inaugurated by HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. The purpose-built facility can serve up to 300 children.
3 The Dhaka Project
Give to the Dhaka Project, an organization which helps poor families and their children in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The project provides education, clothes, food and medical aid to those who need it most. There are also programs which aid the development of necessary skills for men and women. Make a donation to this exceptional project or journey the full distance to Dhaka to help out on the spot.
4 International Fund for Animal Welfare
Petition to stop animal cruelty and protect the wilderness in the Middle East through the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). The projects put together by IFAW promote educational awareness of environmental and animal issue and devise culturally sensitive solutions in order to address such issues.