Our impact makers are creative social entrepreneurs, filled with ideas and innovation to positively impact communities across Abu Dhabi.
Come and meet the change-makers, creating a brighter future for us all.
Empowering People of Determination to use tablets, computers and smartphones with adapted hardware, software and accessories
Heroes of Hope
Social enterprise delivering equal opportunities for People of Determination including recreational activities, work opportunities and sporting events
I Hear You
Mobile app that enables communication from text/audio to sign language and vice versa
Online platform that connects People of Determination to their local community, providing them full information on accessible jobs, events and opportunities
Solution for people with complete visual impairment to recognise and navigate their surroundings through the power of visual recognition and simple distance judging technology
The Butterfly Foundation
Advocacy agency to bring support and put empowerment directly in the hands of People of Determination in Abu Dhabi
Social venture offering People of Determination an opportunity to attend recreational activities with a trained “buddy” who shares similar interests
Nafas Meditation App
Nafas app provides a wider library of meditation content that allows Arabic users to reduce stress, anxiety and insomnia through the practice of mindfulness
Himma Social Initiative
Mentoring service delivered through after-school workshops that builds self-esteem, raises awareness about mental wellbeing
Guiding stars is an online platform and podcast supporting mothers through their mental health journey
Hold my Umbrella
Hold My Umbrella caters for caregivers across the UAE, providing them detailed toolkits to help guide them through daily challenges.
Shala is an on-demand streaming platform of yoga and meditation classes available in English and Arabic
Mental Health AE
Mental Health AE seeks to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with mental health, and increase community engagement
Online peer-to-peer support network for students in the UAE
The smart way to train people to thrive and be at their best at work
A platform that creates personalized books in a bid to preserve personal histories, enrich storytelling and enhance engagement
Our Home Game
Providing customized games for kids to engage with parents. Our Home Game aims to gather the family in one place and give both children and parents the chance to enjoy some fun after a busy week
Online storytelling sessions that increase child confidence, enabling children to be productive and mindful individuals.
The Unplugged Initiative
A toolkit in which devices can be stowed away in a compartment, with additional space to store family-friendly activities and games, providing richer quality time spent together as a family.
Building a referential platform and e-reader for books and reviews of Arabic children’s books and Young Adult literature
Providing personality assessments, pre-marital e-counselling courses and life skills coaching sessions to demystify the marital journey.
A monthly set of app-based & physical dialogue card packs that teaches family members different dialogue facilitation techniques to resolve disputes
The Family Lounge
Giving families the opportunity to spend fun and quality time together using carefully designed games which will also evaluate their relationship
Fit family programme designed for kids and their parents, engaging children in physical activities at a younger age
A tech-enabled marketplace where through an app, individuals can exchange clothing and accessories, offering a seamless experience between buyers and sellers.
An app that offers discounted best-by items from supermarkets and delivered straight to the customer’s doorsteps.
An affordable mushroom-based coffee ground product that is readily available, which reuses coffee grounds that are sold in cafes.
A computer detection software for waste sorting facilities to track residues and recover recyclable items as well as monitoring waste characterisation.
A QR-code based tracking and verification application that manages waste through resident engagement and rewards.
Creating an affordable biodegradable plastic, becoming the first producer in the MENA region.
An application that reduces waste management through paperless invoicing.
Sea Going Green
A device that provides sailors with data of areas with endangered species or protected areas as well as allowing feedback from users.
A mushroom-based product that can be used as an alternative for Styrofoam.