H.H. Sheikh Mohammed unveils initiative to boost social solidarity

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In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued a law establishing the Dubai Community Contributions Establishment.

The new entity has been designated as a non-profit private organisation dedicated to promoting social solidarity, and enhancing social responsibility through philanthropy and giving.

The establishment aims to put in place sound donation management policies that follow global best practices, aligned with the Dubai Social Agenda 33 and the leadership’s vision to foster a culture of community contribution and participation.

The initiative encourages public and private entities to enhance their support for humanitarian causes in Dubai, by providing a trusted platform for charitable donations that can help improve people's quality of life.

Pursuant to the law, the new establishment is tasked with managing the ‘Jood’ platform (jood.ae), a central hub dedicated to championing and strengthening social and humanitarian endeavours across Dubai.

It is also responsible for regulating and channelling donations to aid the most vulnerable humanitarian cases in Dubai.

This involves integrating electronic systems to process requests for support and improving service efficiency by documenting and monitoring assistance.

 

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