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.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives seeks to achieve integration and coordination among the humanitarian, developmental and social initiatives that His Highness has sponsored and launched over the past years. Its aim is to maximise their impact, increase their ambition, and unite their goals and visions to meet the growing challenges faced by the Middle East and the world.
THE BUSINESS OF HOPE
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives marks a step change into a new phase of supporting human development. Humanitarian work is driven globally by huge organisations with the necessary scale to integrate their efforts, unite their energies, and mobilise resources to achieve their objectives.
Its programmes share a common drive to create hope in the region. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives supports more than 130 million people in 116 countries around the world, and encompasses 28 institutions and initiatives that operate more than 1,400 development programmes.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives works in collaboration with more than 280 strategic partners ranging from governmental institutions and private sector companies to regional and international organisations.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives operates in four main sectors, namely:
Combating poverty and disease
Entrepreneurship and innovation for the future