The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) launched, in collaboration with Make a Wish Foundation the Children's Umrah Campaign, aimed to send a number of sick children wishing to visit the Sacred House of Allah to perform Umrah.
In this regard, Mahmoud Al Marzouqi, Director of Government Communication Department, said that this initiative is part of a series of community, humanitarian and philanthropic initiatives carried out by the Authority in the Year of Tolerance. “The initiative also coincides with Zayed Day for Humanitarian Action, which falls on the 19th of Ramadan every year”, he noted.
He pointed out that the campaign is the first strategic partnership between the Authority and Make a Wish Foundation, a charity that seeks to fulfill the wishes of children suffering from life-threatening diseases, ranging between 3 to 18 years of age.
The campaign was announced by inviting all Federal Government employees and the public to donate through e-mail of the Federal Government's HR Management Information System (BAYANATI), text messages, social media sites and the media.
Al-Marzouqi explained that the Authority has publicized the campaign to give the opportunity to the largest number of audience to participate in the humanitarian act.
He called on all segments of the society to contribute to the campaign and to donate to via SMS. Sending the word “Wish” to Itisalat numbers: 3333, 5555, 6888, and 7000 to donate 10, 50, 100 and 200 dirhams respectively, or send the same word to du numbers: 3331, 5552, 6888 and 7003 to donate 10, 50, 100 and 200 dirhams respectively.