In response to the unprecedented challenges we have witnessed in 2020, we at the Department of Community Development have worked long and hard to foster a sense of real community across the Emirate, closely engaging with our strategic partners, and endeavoring to provide innovative solutions to our most pressing social challenges.
Abu Dhabi is united in its commitment to effect real, positive change for the wellbeing and greater good of its citizens and our wise leadership has set the agenda when it comes to how we respond to challenges, and of course, overcome them.
We must always strive to provide solutions from a holistic perspective and pull together to create a society that is true to our Emirati traditions and create collaborative initiatives that brings communities together.
His Excellency Dr. Mugheer Al Khaili
Chairman of the Department of Community Development
As a government entity that is driven by social impact, we at the Authority of Social Contribution Ma an are extremely proud to have played a central role in making Abu Dhabi a much better city to work and live in than ever before.
The world that Ma an truly envisions is one of collaborative communities, and we witnessed this many times throughout 2020 as businesses and members of society came together to make a real tangible difference to people s everyday lives through our 14 innovative programmes.
Our forward-thinking approach and resounding efforts have helped establish 30 social start-ups in our Social Incubator while more than 6,000 volunteers have given up their time and energy to support their fellow citizens and bring a smile to their faces during a very testing year.
As Abu Dhabi continues strengthening its position as one of the world s best residential destinations, it is fundamental we not only continue addressing the most pressing social challenges but also build and strengthen our communities to help Abu Dhabi flourish for the next 50 years of our shared national journey.
Her Excellency Salama Al Ameemi
Director General of Ma an
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