Within the global initiatives of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian & Charity Est. has implemented Project “Smile”; such project aims to subsidize and help the families of orphans so that they can afford the costs of those orphans in order to bring happiness to them within its permanent projects through which a smile can be drawn on the faces of those in need in the state. The list of orphans includes the beneficial citizens and expatriates in the different emirates whose names are listed in records in cooperation with the Establishment partners of the charities in each emirate.
His Excellency Chancellor Ibrahim Boumelha, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian & Charity Est., declared the same and added that the project will provide the help for 1870 orphans in the UAE in various emirates in order to bring the happiness to them, share the joy of Eid Al-Adha with them by providing their needs to enjoy Happy Eid, to achieve the principle of the social solidarity and leave the hope imprint in orphans’ life. He explains that the Establishment has allocated a budget of more than five million and six hundred thousand dirhams which were collected from the Establishment partners in charity work, pointing out that the Establishment has early prepared a schedule for the implementation of this project on the different emirates.
Boumelha presents his thanks and appreciation to Dubai Investments for their efficient contributions in such charity projects to increase the means of support to the people in need which will help the needy, noting that Dubai Investments has a decent contribution with the Establishment annually for supporting the humanitarian work carried out by the Establishment.
Boumelha said that the care of orphans urged by our religion which determines the reward for those who do that and makes it one of the best acts of worship to God because the orphans are the most suffering category in the childhood community as they are deprived of the kindness of paternity, tenderness of mother or both until they find the kind people who relieve their suffering and deprivation.
The Chancellor added that the Establishment begins to implement the support projects for orphans from the major important constants based on the need to contribute raising the interest level of this category of children and encourage their care through the implementation of these projects, which bring the attention to them and receive the adequate attention in all categories of society, stressing at the same time that the implementation of the such project by the Establishment reflects its orientations to expand the framework of the social role of the charity and humanitarian work in which all charity communities and associations unite and band together with the local departments and institutions, and benefactors of the community members in order to serve the needy and make more effort and work.
The Chancellor, Ibrahim Boumelha, praised the role played by the local departments and institutions, and benefactors of businessmen and members of the community of citizens and residents for supporting the areas of charity work, praying to God to accept their good acts and their generous assistance and to give them the best reward.