Dubai is emerging as a global hub for contributing to global challenges and problems. The Government of Dubai has always launched various initiatives and programs to extend a helping hand to the world’s marginalized communities.
According to recent statistics, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives spent more than Dh 1.4 billion in 2022. This amount has been spent to help around 102 million people worldwide across 100 countries.
This has been the largest humanitarian aid distributed by any country globally. The Dubai Government has exponentially increased the number of beneficiaries and the scope of its humanitarian aid to serve the community in the last year.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives help to establish a culture of giving
The Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, announced these numbers at Dubai Opera. He chaired the meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives held there.
While reviewing their annual reports, the Ruler of Dubai applauded the efforts of the UAE Government in emerging as a leader in creating a better life for millions of people across the world. All of these efforts align with the objective of the Dubai Government, which strives to uphold Emirati values.
The UAE has always promoted hope and has channelized all its efforts toward community service. These initiatives have impacted the lives of many people.
The vision of the Late Sheikh Zayed inspires the UAE. He was a legendary leader who always devoted all his efforts to alleviating the hardships of the poor and the marginalized. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiative was launched to materialize the UAE’s efforts in generating compassion locally, regionally, and globally.
The initiative has been launched to implement various policies envisioned by His Highness H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the President of Dubai. All of the programs developed under the initiative are implemented through the hard work, dedication, and devotion of the thousands of volunteers and social reformers.
This initiative aims to realize the importance of humanitarian efforts and acknowledge their inherent value in the Emirati culture. This will help to pass down these values from one generation to another.
These initiatives have left an imprint on society. The UAE has established itself as a beacon for humanity. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiative was launched in 2015, and since then, its scope has been expanding.
The Government of Dubai increased the budgetary allocations towards humanitarian measures from Dh 1 billion in 2021 to Dh 1.4 billion in 2022. These initiatives now extend across three more nations. The Board of Trustees of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiative decides the distribution of the funds for various activities across various regions. The UAE Government has improved the quality of education, healthcare, employment opportunities, and consumables in the underprivileged regions of the world.
The Ruler of Dubai has also launched the One Billion Meals Endowment campaign during the Holy month of Ramadan under the aegis of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives. His program aims to raise funds to help offer sustainable and long terms solutions for helping needy people. The Government is delivering food parcels to the local and neighboring regions to provide a balanced meal to the malnourished people in the country.
In addition, the Government is also contributing small amounts towards the endowments scheme, which will generate returns shortly. According to the statistics, the Government has already received Dh 514 million as donations in this endowment scheme.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives operate under the International Humanitarian City and the UAE Food Bank. It also receives constant support from the Mohammed bin Rashid Humanitarian and Charity Foundation. The initiative has recently revamped its strategy.
It now focuses on organizing food aid campaigns, winter clothes support drives, student support campaigns, housing projects for people experiencing poverty, accessibility of clean drinking water for people experiencing poverty, relief aid for victims of wars, and investment in school building projects. All these efforts help raise the standard of living and improve the quality of life.
These efforts of the UAE are being applauded throughout the world. This nation has emerged as a leader in the true sense of compassionately serving society. The initiative has helped to spread awareness among the people regarding their rights. Therefore, all of these efforts have bore fruit.
The UAE Government aims to boost the operational efficiency of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives. That is why it is committed to partnering with other charitable institutions to broaden its reach over a period of time.