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Al Gurg Charity Foundation 2014

Department for orphans & poor families

Al Gurg Charity Foundation has established a new division for orphans and poor families residing inside and outside the UAE at the beginning of 2014.

This division is currently preparing a list of charities in multiple countries to provide assistance to orphans outside the UAE with the necessary approval and assistance

from the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities department (IACAD) in Dubai. The Foundation has received a number of case applications from orphans residing in

the UAE prior to the setting up of this division.

“Emirates Charity Gateway” project

In the framework of cooperation with IACAD in Dubai, Al Gurg Charity Foundation was one of the first institutions to adopt the “Emirates Charity Gateway” which was

launched by IACAD at the end of 2013. Al Gurg Charity Foundation began the roll-out of the project at the beginning of 2014.

The project aims to build an electronically integrated system that serves the charity sector, through the management of internal processes of the charities, by

facilitating financial audits, providing electronic services between IACAD and charities, creating mechanisms that enable people from all over the world to donate to

charitable associations via the Internet and smart phones.

This project links all charities in Dubai electronically, allowing them to operate as a single association in harmony. It includes a unified database, to enhance relations

and cooperation between different charities to extend their support to the needy both inside and outside the UAE. It aims to follow the guidelines of the late Sheikh

Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his son HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and also HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al

Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

New website


Al Gurg Charity Foundation has launched its new website to facilitate communication with the various individuals and entities that the Foundation deals with on a

regular basis. The site contains information about the establishment of the Foundation, its Board members and will carry regular news updates including new avenues

for aid or scholarships. Users can refer to the site for the list of required documents necessary to submit requests for assistance and ways to communicate with the