About Al Maktoum Foundation
Began Al Maktoum foundation its career and charitable journey in the fields of humanitarian work in 1997 in Dublin, Ireland, through the Islamic Cultural Center there, which was a nucleus of good to march goodness initiated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and start that extended to more than 69 countries in all continents of the world.
In 1997, the Commission started its educational program wide in Africa to build ten high schools with full equipment in a number of African countries, a program that is still continuing as the number of these schools nearly forty schools and colleges are distributed in more than twenty African countries, has made this program a success unrivaled helped thousands of African students to enter colleges as the most important project that became the most important educational project in Africa outside the scope of public education.
In January 2000, upon the instructions of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been the opening of the main office of the Commission in the Emirate of Dubai.
In December 2005 issued by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, a decree appointing Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Al Maktoum Foundation, and Mr. Mirza Al Sayegh, vice president and Mr. Mohammed Obaid Bin Ghannam, Secretary General of the body with the formation of the Board of Trustees of the body.