(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) The Ras Al Khaimah Charity Foundation (RAKCF) has contributed Dh517,000 for carrying out an array of charity projects abroad so far this year. The contributions, initially collected from philanthropists here in the UAE, were used for constructing a number of mosques and digging tens of water wells for the benefit of disadvantaged people worldwide.
Mohammed Jakkah Al Mansouri, secretary general of the RAKCF, said: "The foundation, committed to vulnerable people no matter where they are located, exerts its utmost effort to carry out critical and much-needed projects in many impoverished countries."
Al Mansouri extended his appreciation to the philanthropists and donors. "They never fail us, and have always been there to support our charity projects and activities all over the country and worldwide. It is our duty to reach out to the indigent in line with the directives of the prudent leadership."
Ahmed Shaaban Originally from Egypt, I have been in Dubai since December 2005. Before coming here, I worked as an English language instructor, chief En/Ar translator, proofreader, reporter in Egypt and Qatar. I have also worked as a reporter, correspondent and simultaneous translator with two satellite channels in Dubai. I have a masters degree in media, Cairo University, 2014, a bachelor degree in English language and translation, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1996, and three post-graduate diplomas in English language and Instruction. With over 19 years of experience in translation, interpretation, EFL instruction, and reporting. I am interested in technology, aviation, politics, as well as community, parliament and defence issues. I enjoy reading, writing, exercising, and surfing the web.
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