posted on 10/05/2012: 922 views
Under the patronage of the Mother of Emirates HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, the Giving Hands Initiative has completed its mission of providing preventive, curative and surgical services to over one million children and elder persons around the world.
The colossal initiative, with the voluntary participation of the Emirati nationals along with the citizens of other countries, was realised as part of the Zayed Giving Initiative in collaboration with the Emirates World Humanitarian Mobile Hospital (Elaaj), Emirates World Heart Group and the General Women's Union.
The initiative was carried out with humanitarian fervor and vigour inspired by the calls of human harmony made by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The patronage given by Sheikha Fatima, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union and of the Family Development Foundation and Chairperson of the of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, made this mission possible.
Zayed Giving Initiative is a unique model for humanitarian work at local and international levels. Since its inception in 2003, the initiative has made valuable contributions to various areas of community services and volunteering including health, education, environment and culture. â€" Emirates News Agency, WAM
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