"As part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation, the UAE Water Aid Foundation aims to provide humanitarian aid and find permanent sustainable solutions to water scarcity around the world"



Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Chairman of Board of Trustees

Chairman of Board of TrusteesThe wise visionary of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, represented in the launch of “UAE Water Aid Foundation, Suqia” in 2015 and it falls under the umbrella of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation.

Under Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives goal of combating poverty and disease, the UAE Water Aid Foundation, Suqia, will take the lead in research towards water shortage solutions in the region. Moreover, Suqia will continue to foster the UAE’s pioneering and global position in pursuing humanitarian initiatives and aids with sustainable findings and positive effects in servicing the areas suffering from drought and clean water scarcity.

Our wise leadership believes in the importance of cooperation among humanitarian organizations and agencies across the UAE for keeping up with the new developments in the humanitarian arena and participation in the international efforts. The law establishing UAE Water Aid Foundation stresses on supporting partnership efforts between the UAE Water Foundation and international, regional, Arab, local and civil organizations and other organizations having similar objectives in the area of combating water scarcity, as the foundation is keen to accomplish in a manner serving the humanity across the globe.

The goals of the UAE Water Aid Foundation are not only confined to the provision of potable water to the needy across the globe; it as well contributes to find innovative and sustainable solutions to the problem across the globe through research and development focusing on the use of solar energy to provide pure water, for which His Highness has initiated an award valuing One Million Dollars in order to emphasize the UAE’s concern in actively finding a solution to the challenge facing the human community.

In this context, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees would like to pay tribute and deepest thanks and appreciation to the wise leadership for establishing UAE Water Aid Foundation as an international tributary to the human efforts exerted by the UAE to serve those in need across the world, and commits itself to maximize its efforts for achieving the aspirations of our leadership in serving humanity.

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Chairman of the Board of Trustees