Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Man donates Dh3million for orphans village in Dubai  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 24/07/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) E Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) in Dubai has received a generous donation of Dh3 million from Emirati businessman Salem Ahmed Almoosa.According to a top official the contribution is dedicated to the Family Village project the first such facility for the care of orphans and underprivileged children in Dubai.

Tayeb Al Rais Secretary General of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation in Dubai said the donation will cover the total cost of constructing a residential building in the village that will be named after Salem Ahmed Almoosa.

“The gesture reflects the donor’s enthusiasm to achieve greater integration and empower orphans and less privileged children to become productive and active members in society.”

The donation coincides with Zayed Humanitarian Day he added.

Al Rais said the foundation has introduced new online services to facilitate the process of communication with donors. “All interested contributors can choose to donate via SMS to the Family Village Project. Subscribers of Etisalat and du who wish to donate can send a text message to the number 7710 to donate Dh10 or to 7750 to donate Dh50 or to the number 3100 to donate Dh100.”

The Family Village is an initiative launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Al Rais said.

“The village located in Warqaa-3 area will include 16 villas residential villas and ancillary services spanning the administration building clinics and medical facilities for emergencies nursery and kindergarten playground and garden (integrated recreational area).”



Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 4 2015 - UAE says to invest $35 bln in clean energy by 2021AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) The gas-rich United Arab Emirates will invest $35 billion in clean energy by 2021 as it seeks to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels following crude's global price slide, it said ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Qatar's Central Bank governor cuts hopes of rate hikeMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar's central bank governor sought to cut expectations for rising interest rates after a jump in local bill yields suggested liquidity in the Qatari banking system was beginning to ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Jordan- UAE delegation visits the Mrajeeb Al Fhood campJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) A delegation from the UAE Ministry of Development and International Cooperation visited on Friday the Mrajeeb Al Fhood camp for Syrian refugees to check on services ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Russian airstrikes in Syria will strengthen Daesh, ObamaJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) US President Barack Obama said on Friday that Russia's airstrikes in Syrian that started last Wednesday, will ultimately empower Daesh terrorist group.Speaking from the ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Jordan- Border guards receive 209 new Syrian refugeesJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) A total of 209 Syrian refugees from various age groups, entered the Kingdom through various crossing points during the last 72 hours, according to a military source on ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Israeli forces kill Palestinian young man in JerusalemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Israeli occupation forces Sunday morning shot dead a Palestinian teen near Damascus Gate in occupied Jerusalem.Eyewitnesses said that Israeli forces opened fired on 19 ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Israel prevents Palestinians from entering JerusalemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Israeli occupation police on Sunday banned Palestinians from entering the old city in East Jerusalem for two days, after two attacks against Israelis occurred in less ...

 Oct 4 2015 - First Gulf offers start-up financeThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) FGB claims to be the first bank in the UAE to offer a one-stop financing solution to start-ups. The bank's new 'Startup Proposition' offers new businesses a range of ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Dubai Holding net up 24% to AED2.6bThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG) announced a net profit of AED 2.6 billion for the first half of this year ending 30th June 2015, an increase of 24 ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Qatar to improve rank in Competitiveness Index-QBAThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, the Chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) in press conference said that Qatar's economy is moving in the right direction and ...






Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help