About the Cause
Dubai Cares’ programs are designed to reduce, if not remove, the greatest obstacles that prevent children and young people in developing countries from attaining quality education. With each intervention, Dubai Cares evaluates the need for assistance across two key areas:
Access to Education which allows Dubai Cares to improve children’s health and learning environment, increase education enrollment and attainment, increase access to education, reduce absenteeism, increase gender parity and increase promotion rates.
Quality of Education which enables early learning, enhances educational attainment and school progression, improves literacy and numeracy skills among children, enables teachers to access teacher training resulting in better learning outcomes, reduce dropout rates and increase primary school attainment.
Dubai Cares is a long-term advocate of safeguarding children and young people’s right to education and is currently playing a global advocacy role in spreading the knowledge about the importance of providing education to the unprivileged children.
We also champion education through research - There is an overwhelming lack of evidence as to what works to promote children’s learning in crisis-affected contexts. Research plays a pivotal role in tackling this issue.
The Marathon des Sables is not just a race; it's a profound odyssey. Covering over 250 kilometers across the Sahara's scorching dunes, participants grapple with nature at its most relentless. The sun blazes with unforgiving heat, while sands shift beneath every footstep, making each mile an exercise in sheer determination. Yet, as brutal as this journey is, it carries a purpose that fuels the spirit even more: a commitment to making a difference. For me, a major driving force behind each grueling step is a pledge to raise funds for the children of Gaza. These children, who've known hardships most of us can only imagine, are the unseen cheerleaders in my quest. As the desert reveals its vast, desolate beauty — from infinite golden expanses to starlit nights — the purpose becomes clearer: to push boundaries for a cause far greater than personal achievement. Every drop of sweat, every challenging dune, serves as a reminder of the resilient spirit of Gaza's youth. In the end, the Marathon des Sables isn't just about conquering a desert; it's about harnessing the power of human endurance for a noble cause, and bringing hope to where it's most needed.
A big thanks to our supporters
Similar Fundraising Campaigns
World record run across the 7 EmiratesBy evren ozka
Ends in 354 days
I will be attempting to break the world record for running across the entire UAE, passing all the 7 Emirates.
AED 50,000.000% Funded AED 0.00 / 50,000.00
Wishing Tree @Brighton College Dubai 2023By Sarah Brannon
Ends in 32 days
In the spirit of kindness which is a key value at Brighton College Dubai the aim is to raise awareness of the needs of others…
AED 1,000.0010% Funded AED 100.00 / 1,000.00
SISD Cares 2023 - 2024By Gullrukh Rafiq
Ends in 295 days
Our school community is passionate about making positive change. We have been involved in fundraising events, campaigns and…
AED 2,500.008.4% Funded AED 210.00 / 2,500.00