Sachin Kerur, head of the Middle East region for Reed Smith, commented: “Our association with Dubai Cares comes as part of our commitment to giving back to the community. By supporting the organization with a diverse array of legal services, Reed Smith feels proud to be able to contribute to the organization’s mandate to empower children and youth worldwide through equal access to quality education. Our team enjoys working with Dubai Cares and we look forward to building a long-term relationship with the organization.”
Abdulla Ahmed Alshehhi, chief operating officer of Dubai Cares, said: “Dubai Cares is grateful to Reed Smith for their generous support with a suite of legal services that are delivered with the utmost professionalism and dedication. The team’s expertise in all areas of legal work and their willingness to always go above and beyond is sincerely appreciated by the team. We thank Reed Smith for all their support that helps us deliver on our mission to bring meaningful learning and educational opportunities to underprivileged children around the world.”
Since its inception in 2007, Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has been working towards providing children and young people in developing countries with access to quality education through the design and funding of programs that aim to be integrated, impactful, sustainable and scalable. As a result, the organization has successfully launched education programs reaching over 21 million beneficiaries in 60 developing countries.
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About Dubai Cares
Since its inception in 2007, Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has been working towards providing children and youth in developing countries with access to quality education through the design and funding of programs that aim to be impactful, sustainable and scalable. To date, the UAE-based global philanthropic organization has successfully launched education programs reaching over 21 million beneficiaries in 60 developing countries.
Dubai Cares plays a key role in helping achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which aims to ensure inclusive and quality education for all, and promote lifelong learning by 2030, by supporting programs in early childhood development, access to quality primary and secondary education, technical and vocational education and training for youth as well as a particular focus on education in emergencies and protracted crises. Moreover, Dubai Cares adopts a strategic approach to improve student enrollment and learning outcomes through an integrated school health and nutrition model that is made up of school-based deworming activities, school feeding, and WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) in schools.
Dubai Cares is a member of the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC), as well as a registered non-government organization under IACAD, the charitable activities regulator in Dubai. The UAE-based global philanthropic organization is authorized to raise funds through direct donations and fundraising campaigns, as well as process all permit approvals with IACAD.
Volunteerism is a powerful tool to Dubai Cares in order to engage people in tackling development challenges. Dubai Cares rallies the UAE wider community through a large spectrum of volunteering and awareness initiatives that are linked to its global mandate.
To learn more, please visit dubaicares.ae.