Our Initiatives & Events

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Sight & Insight Initiative

April 2017

For the World Health Day during the month of April, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts collaborated with Yateem Optician for eye tests for the craftswomen

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Ataya Exhibition 2017

April 2017

Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts participated for the first time at the Ataya Exhibition 2017 to support Kidney Dialysis patients

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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2017

April 2017

For the first time, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts participated at AD International Book Fair to launch its children's story book with pieces of Sadu, Khous and Talli

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Ghadeera & the Magical Takkiyas

April 2017

For the World Book Day, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts launches the first Emirati children's book with pieces of Talli, Khous & Sadu that aims to teach children about UAE traditional crafts and reinforce our cherished values

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#GhadeerAlKhair Trolley

March 2017

For the Year of Giving, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts launched its #Ghadeer Al Khair Trolley to sell handmade products by UAE craftswomen. Join us on our journey in the UAE!

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A Better Home

March 2017

A Better Home... An initiative launched by Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts for the Year of Giving to encourage the community to fix the homes of families in need of Al Ghadeer craftswomen with basic needs like paint, lighting and furniture. Our first adopted home was of a widow and her children in colobration with Baitna by Khalifa University students

Al Ghadeer Awards Ceremony

January 2017

In the spirit of the Year of Giving, awards were given to high achieving craftswomen for their high scores and hard work in 2016

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Festivals

2016

Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts participated in different festivals and events such as Qasr Al Hosn Festival, Meataan Festival and ADIHEX

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UAE National Day Events

December 2016

Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts celebrated the National Day by participating with entities such as the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi and Al Hosn Gas

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Because We Care Initiative

October 2016

In commemoration of the Pink Month, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts collaborated with SEHA to provide its craftswomen with free comprehensive medical check ups to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle

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2016 Year of Reading Initiatives

September 2016

Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts embraced the 2016 Year of Reading by incentivising its craftswomen to join adult learning centres and reading books with reward points, established the Al Ghadeer Library at its workshop and gallery, and created a children’s book with the textures of Sadu, Khous, and Talli

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Emirati Women’s Day

August 2016

Our craftswomen gathered to celebrate the Emirati Women’s Day at the Um Al Emarat Park where the Talli Clutch, a prized new product reflecting Emirati women's love of beauty and luxury, was launched

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Rewards Point System

June 2016

High achieving craftswomen receive points toward being recognised as top craftswomen and receive awards for their efforts in creating high quality products and contributing to the Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts community. Some criteria of success include quality, participation, innovation and more

Build, Play & Dream Initiative

June 2016

A children to children initiative where students from five UAE schools sent boxes decorated with positive messages filled with coloring pencils and papers, soccer balls, and legos to children in a refugee camp for the World Refugee Day to receive as gifts for Eid. Hamad Al Kaabi, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, volunteered to travel to an Emirates Red Crescent refugee camp to distribute the gifts and photograph the children’s joy

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10 Year Anniversary

May 2016

Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts celebrated its 10th anniversary by launching its new brand identity and strategy as well as honoring its dedicated members

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Craftswomen Satisfaction Survey

April 2016

An annual survey assessing craftswomen’s perceptions and views on Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts work and services to ensure the effective efforts in improving their lives