Ramadan 19, named as “Emirati Humanitarian Work Day”, is an annual event in memory of the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and aims to
inculcate the spirit of giving and philanthropy nationwide. As many as 1,500 charitable activities will be organised across the country by 270 local and federal departments to mark the day. The activities will feature presenting refrigerators and air conditioners to the needy families, setting up a chocolate factory to offer jobs to people with special needs, workshops for needy families, a day for orphans and distribution of Ramadan rations and Eid Al Fitr gifts. Moreover, the UAE has launched the “Egypt in Our Heart” campaign, which will contribute to infrastructure development in Egypt, Besides, other initiatives have been launched, to help Syrian refugee children and to combat blindness and visual disability, among others.