1 Billion
Investment to create integrated environment
for creators & innovators

Entrepreneurship and innovation

400 Million
To create a culture of tolerance in society

Empowering communities

Combating poverty in
91 countries

Combating poverty and disease

3.2 Million
Books printed and distributed

Spreading Knowledge

Facts and Figures

23 million

people to be treated and protected from blindness and eye diseases

2 million

households supported and enabled in 40 countries

10 million

children benefited from educational initiatives

3.2 million

books printed and distributed

1
billion

investment to create integrated environment for creators & innovators

1400

Program

116

Country

280

Strategic partner

54

million beneficiary

We do not want our youth only to dream about their future. We want to help them to live their dreams.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Those who turn their backs on the suffering of their fellow humans are unworthy of their own humanity.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

We are a global humanitarian capital and a major relief aid hub. We never hesitate to extend a helping hand to those in need, wherever they may be.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The aid that we provide is directed purely by humanitarian values, and never bound by politics, geography, race or creed.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

We were raised to love, to do good, and to help other people. It is our values that drive us to do good.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives is a foundation that was inaugurated on 4 October 2015. It embodies the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to improve the Arab world through humanitarian, developmental and community work. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives comprises four sectors that are essential for improving human life: combating poverty and disease, spreading knowledge, empowering communities, and entrepreneurship and innovation for the future.

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