We have participated and sponsored the patient and family event on the International Thalassemia Day. We commemorate this day by working together with the Emirates Thalassemia Society and The Thalassemia Centre operating under Dubai Health Authority to spread awareness. To further strengthen DP World as the custodian for Thalassemia in the UAE. We run 3 internal Blood donation drives annually, within DP World staff members in the UAE region.
DP World’s UAE Region celebrates the Breast Cancer Day by conducting awareness workshops for its employees.
DP World’s strong relationship with Dubai Autism Centre has started in 2009, when it’s Corporate Head Office were the Gold sponsor for the Dubai Championship an international golf tournament, and dedicated a primary location for the centre’s booth from which they had managed to successfully reach out and educate people on Autism. DP World has sponsored the Dubai Autism Center’s activities that will help reach out to a large and diversified categories of the whole society.
Cerebral Palsy is a group of conditions results in permanent disorders of movement and posture due to damage in fetal or infant brain. DP World supported CP patents through;
1. Social & educational activities
2. Donating essential rehabilitation equipments for CP kids
3.Sponsored the groups awareness website
4.Sponsored its educational printing materials
Al Amal Wedding: DP World sponsored the Al Amal Wedding for couples with special needs, the UAE’s biggest mass wedding. An initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. It promotes social awareness about the need to provide equal opportunities for all and great support to people with special needs. Over 100 couples with special needs took part the event.
The DP World’s UAE Region employees gathered nearly AED 1 million in support of the people of Gaza. The money was donated to the UAE Red Crescent which was used to purchase new equipment and supplies for use in Gaza’s hospitals.
At least 3 internal donation drives are organised every year for DP World’s staff to voluntarily participate in, more than 400 books in different languages were donated to the library at the DP World staff accommodation which is extensively used by junior staff.
Logos Hope is a floating book fair operated by GBA ships. On an average, over one million visitors visit Logos Hope every year! The floating book fair offers over 5,000 titles. DP World sponsored and hosted it at Port Rashid and organized and facilitated students, orphans and kids with special needs visits to the vessel.
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