Hussain Sajwani, Founder and Chairman of DAMAC Properties, has been featured in many publications and written about in many platforms for all good reasons. Apart from being a great businessman and leader of DAMAC Properties and other companies, he is also rich at heart. Under his leadership, DAMAC Properties has outgrown its UAE base to become a worldwide investment and property company. In 2017, it appeared in Forbes’ prestigious list and it was ranked number one global company.
A look at the charity causes Hussain Sajwani advocates for
With a wide business portfolio, Hussain Sajwani has expanded his businesses and ventured into investments across the world. Apart from real estate and property development, he has ventured into construction and building, investment as well as catering markets. Additionally, he values philanthropy and that made foundation for start of charity foundations and programs.
In line with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision, DAMAC owner has endeavored to change lives and empower the community through education.
In a statement, the DAMAC owner believes that it is their moral obligation to give back to the community because it has given so much to them. Hussain Sajwani supports various charity organizations such as Emirates Red Cresent, Dubai Cares among many others. Philanthropy is rooted deep in Hussain Sajwani’s family values.
In the same breathe, according to Property Finder, the DAMAC owner has taken it further by starting a foundation that would see many youth get the desired education and skills. That is in reference to One Million Arab Coders Programs.
A look at One Million Arab Coders Program
Albawaba says that the program that is aimed at providing programming and software development skills to people is a way through which DAMAC owner will promote the Arab community’s growth. It is currently being implemented in phases and many students have enrolled so far. The whole course takes 3 months and is offered online.
The program is an initiative of the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Foundation. Its ultimate goal is equipping one million students with programming as well as software development skills which will help them secure employment.
The successful candidates are given certifications. The 4 developer tracks that are being offered include: android development, data analysis as well as Front and Back end website development.
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