The Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahayan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation was established in 1992 following an Amiri Decree issued by the founder and owner of the benefaction, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahayan with an amount of US$ one million as an endowment fund, whereby all its revenue would be utilized to fund projects as well as charitable and humanitarian activities inside and outside the country. The Foundation strives at remaining outstanding in delivering charitable and humanitarian activities aiming at improving the living standards of all human beings. It remains committed to applying quality management system in all its activities, and at disseminating this policy to all its partners, in the UAE and abroad.
The Foundation has provided assistance in over 166 countries, valued at close to AED2 billion and in diverse sectors, most notably in health, education and humanitarian aid.
Since its launch in 1992 by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Foundation’s accomplishments, projects and charity and humanitarian initiatives, both inside and outside the country, have manifested themselves in supporting goodness and giving out of a firm belief that people are the foundation of civilisation.
The Foundation seeks to deliver its Vision, Mission & Values by applying its scientific, professional, social and national role, both within the UAE and overseas, in harmony with the Abu Dhabi Plan 2030 and the UAE Policy for Foreign Assistance (2017 – 2021).
Al Ameri pointed out that the foundation plans to invite specialists, and anyone interested, to conduct advanced scientific research aimed at delivering humanitarian work programmes in line with the directives of the country’s leadership in order to maintain the UAE’s leading international reputation as a model of charity and humanitarian work.
The foundation’s work is not confined to specific countries and it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex.
Major achievements in Arab countries by the Foundation include, but not limited to, schools rehabilitation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine); Zayed Mother and Child Hospital (Yemen) ; Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Fum Zakeed, Tata District (Morocco); Sheikh Zayed Library and Al-Manar University, Tripoli (Lebanon); Al-Maarouf Hospital (Comoros); and Zayed Institute for Teaching Arabic for non-native speakers (Egypt).
Its projects in Asia include the Vocational Training Center and Home for people with Special Needs (India); Re-building Hulu Mosque (Philippines); Zayed College for Computer Sciences in Chittagong (Bangladesh); Arabic Studies Center, Beijing (China); Zayed Mother and Child Hospital (Afghanistan), in addition to educational projects in Pakistan.
Phone Number: +971 2 6577577
Fax: +971 2 6577570
City: Abu Dhabi
Address: غرب 10 – أبو ظبي الإمارات العربية المتحدة 24.471154, 54.339270
Country: United Arab Emirates
Website Address: http://www.zayed.org.ae