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Day 1: Adopt-a-Camp Foundation This registered non-profit organisation has been working with more than 57,000 labourers living in 53 camps. Its volunteers are busy all year round giving English lessons, organising sports tournaments and scheduling counselling and hygiene sessions. Every year, Adopt-a-Camp also organises Iftars. Visit www.adoptacamp.ae; email email@example.com
Day 2: The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund PCRF was established in 1991 to provide medical support to Palestinian youth affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East. It has now extended its services to all children in need of treatment and aid in the region.
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I have an 11 month old daughter and am looking for mother and toddler playgroup or classes which will enhance the baby’s brain development and promote interaction with other babies. Looking for classes in Al Barsha 1 preferably. Can u help please.
1) People with diabetes need to go on a special diet during Ramadan
Myth! The good news is if you are already following a balanced diet, as is recommended for everyone, living with Type 2 diabetes or not, then there is a big chance that you do not have to change the ingredients of your diet. In fact you should eat as you normally do, with the only difference being the time you eat your meals, rather than quantity or type of food consumed.
It is very important that anyone living with Type 1 diabetes understands that they are at a higher risk compared to those with Type 2 diabetes when fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
In general, people living with Type 1 diabetes are strongly advised to not fast during Ramadan.
Anyone living with diabetes should consult their doctor before deciding to fast. Read more
Admissions are now open for applications to a new school, Ranches Primary School. Ranches Primary School is located in the heart of the Arabian Ranches community offering places in Foundation Stage 1 to Year 5 in September 2015, and to Year 6 in September 2016. In addition to the Primary School is a Nursery School offering places for children from 18 months onwards. Registration can be done on line by visiting our website www.rpsdubai.com, where you also find full details of the admissions process as well as details about the school, curriculum etc.
The Admissions Center is currently located in the Arabian Ranches Golf Club and is open from:
Sunday to Thursday 8.00am until 4:00pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00am until 4:00pm
Admissions Coordinator: Gina Smele
Tel: +971 4 800 1777
Gems has several schools that have places for September 2015 Read more