Hussain Sajwani, Chairman and Owner of DAMAC Properties, is a UAE’s successful businessman and philanthropist. He founded DAMAC Properties in 2002 and has grown rapidly to appear in Forbes’ list of 2017 Global 2000 and ranked number 1.
Hussain Sajwani’s corporate responsibility
DAMAC Properties and DAMAC owner formed a foundation in an effort to fulfill the wishes of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of empowering the Arab community through education.
In a social responsibility statement, DAMAC Properties and Hussain Sajwani acknowledges the importance of giving back to the community that has given them so much. They have dedicated their efforts to impact the lives of Arabs positively by spreading education throughout the Arab world. It says that the Chairman followed the path and he would wish his children to follow the same path.
DAMAC Properties and its owner have ventured into various charity activities and contributed and supported various philanthropy organizations and causes such as Emirates Red Cresent, Dar Al Ber Society and Dubai Cares. Philanthropy is within Sajwani’s family’s values and principles.
According to akhbarak.net, DAMAC Properties and Hussain Sajwani are working in a joint effort towards their vision of a greater future for Arab community. One of their efforts include the founding of the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiative (MBRGI), a worldwide foundation that is responsible for the One Million Arab Coders Initiative.
One Million Arab Coders Program
This is a program which is intended to train and equip students with both software development skills and programming skills. It is expected to last for a period of two years. It is being undertaken through various phases. The specialized online courses are being offered after every three months.
The One Million Arab Coders is one of the strategies that the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiative is using to advance and spread education across the Arab world.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiative is aiming to advance the skills of students in programming to give them a better chance of getting employed in the future. The program is being implemented through online courses and certification of students.
The fields that the curriculum covers include: Front and Back End Web Development, Android Development as well as Data Analysis.