”I feel extremely happy and comfortable when I help fill the heart of a deprived individual with joy
and happinessin building a school for those who couldn't get education or construct a Masjid
to the faithful who couldn't raise enough funds to build their own house of worship”
Chairman Board of Trustees Al Maktoum Foundation
To become a major arm of the UAE humanitarian work at the local, regional and global levels.
Ambitious plans to consolidate charity work with sustainable quality programs and long term projects.
Began Al Maktoum foundation its career and charitable journey in the fields of humanitarian work in 1997 in Dublin, Ireland, through the Islamic Cultural Center there, which was a nucleus of good to march goodness initiated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and start that extended to more than 69 countries in all continents of the world.
In 1997, the Commission started its educational program wide in Africa to build ten high schools with full equipment in a number of African countries, a program that is still continuing as the number of these schools nearly forty schools and colleges are distributed in more than twenty African countries, has made this program a success unrivaled helped thousands of African students to enter colleges as the most important project that became the most important educational project in Africa outside the scope of public education. In January 2000, upon the instructions of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been the opening of the main office of the Commission in the Emirate of Dubai.
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