The Emirates Airline Foundation and its NGO partners share their hopes for improving the welfare of disadvantaged children around the world on World Children's Day.
According to a press release, the Foundation supports projects that provide children with safe shelter, basic necessities such as food and medical services, and access to opportunities through education and skills training.
Sir Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline and Chairman of the Emirates Airline Foundation said, "Since inception, the Foundation has been helping to channel the generous donations of our passengers and employees towards projects focused on improving the welfare of children in need.
"The Foundation currently supports 19 projects in 12 countries around the world, and we would love to do more. Children are our world's collective hope for the future, and they deserve every dignity and opportunity," he said.
Some of the organisations and projects supported by the Foundation includes the Virlanie Foundation in the Philippines which helps provide housing and protection for marginalised children and the Little Prince Nursery and School in Kenya which provides nursery and primary education for underprivileged children from the Kibera slums, the press release reads.
The Emirates Airline Foundation is a non-profit charity organisation, made up of volunteer employees and friends of the Emirates Group.