Ramadan Calendar 2024

March 18 – March 24

March 18, 2024

WHO Foundation

The WHO Foundation was created as an independent Swiss foundation affiliated with but independent of the WHO (the World Health Organization) to marshal new resources from philanthropists, foundations, businesses, and individuals to support WHO’s mission: promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.

During the holy month of Ramadan, the WHO Foundation reaffirms its commitment to global health through direct support for the WHO and its implementing partners. This year, the Foundation spotlights the critical needs of Gaza’s vulnerable communities. WHO’s teams are diligently working on the ground to deliver urgent medical care, facilitate access to essential health services, and provide emergency medical supplies. Your generosity can help ensure that aid reaches those in greatest need.

March 19, 2024

Greenpeace MENA

Established in 2018, Greenpeace MENA is the one of the newest offices of the Greenpeace global network. They we work creatively and collaboratively to reduce the environmental, economic, and social impacts of climate disasters across the region and push local and innovative solutions empowering communities to flourish and live in harmony with their environment.

Through advocacy, awareness raising, and a regional movement to find innovative solutions to fight climate change, Greenpeace MENA’s focus on climate action is more urgent than ever as temperatures continue to rise and climate crises intensify across the globe. 

March 20, 2024

ARIJ

Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) provides journalists in the MENA region with a supportive, connected, and collaborative ecosystem that empowers, enlightens, and provides reporters with state-of-the-art training, coaching, and networking. The organization has also built a community of Arab fact checkers and made available the tools to support the protection of whistleblowers in the region.

Their current campaign, “The Coverage Must Continue”, supports journalists in Gaza as they risk their lives every day to show the rest of the world the truth about the trauma caused by Israel’s attacks. The aim is to raise $100,000 to help Palestinian journalists by replacing damaged and lost equipment – including cameras, laptops, phones, microphones and power banks – securing food, winter clothing, tents, mattresses, covers and other daily necessities, and equipping journalists working in hard-to-reach areas with essentials such as solar-powered chargers

March 21, 2024

Saleh Abdullah Kamel Humanitarian Foundation (SAKHF)

The Saleh Abdullah Kamel Humanitarian Foundation (SAKHF) is a nonprofit organization offering support and original, innovative solutions to building a productive and symbiotic society. The Foundation focuses on integration and partnerships with a social impact that balances the dignity of living with sustainability through a range of projects. Those include the Blind Care Project, which offers training on computer use, helps with rent payments and home renovations, and provides Braille devices for reading; the Elderly Care Project, which focuses on medical care and physiotherapy and securing medical equipment and wheelchairs; and the Saleh Kamel Model Homes for Orphans. 

March 22, 2024

Etijah

The Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah) is all about youth empowerment, focusing its work on giving young people in Egypt and around the Arab region the tools they need to become the leaders of tomorrow. Driven by the belief that the only thing holding back today’s youth is the lack of skills, expertise, and opportunities, the organization runs a wide range of programs aimed at giving young people the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Follow the link below to learn more about Etijah’s projects, from training youth for jobs in hospitality to supporting young entrepreneurs to giving scholarships to 1,000 girls from disadvantaged communities.

March 23, 2024

King Hussein Foundation

Founded in 1999, the King Hussein Foundation (KHF) works to foster equitable access to socioeconomic, educational, health, and cultural opportunities for women, youth, and marginalized communities in Jordan and the rest of the region.

Through initiatives such as the Jubilee Institute, which helps give school teachers, scholarship students, and their families access to state-of-art education; Tamweelcom, a microfinance company that provides financial services and solutions to entrepreneurs and low-income earners; and the National Music Conservatory, which develops accomplished musicians in classical Arabic and Western music, KHF provides training and capacity-building expertise to tap into “the power and potential” of every citizen to contribute to national development.

March 24, 2024

Red Noses Jordan
Red Noses Palestine

Red Noses Jordan and Red Noses Palestine are both part of the Red Noses International program, whose clown doctors to bring humor and laughter to people in need of joy. Red Noses Jordan clowns bring cheer to children in hospitals – more than 13,000 sick children and their families so far – and train hospital staff on ways to reduce their patients’ stress and anxiety through laughter.

Red Noses Palestine works to spread smiles to the elderly and children in hospitals, care homes, and rehabilitation centers. The organization’s Emergency Smile program visits children in crises situations to provide psychosocial support and help them and their families develop coping strategies, fostering resilience and hope.

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