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Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H., Chairperson of TBHF, and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children," she said.
TBHF has pledged $216,000 (Dh793,371) to the Sinjar Action Fund, which is run by Nadia's Initiative, founded by Nadia Murad, a co-recipient of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, noted that humanitarianism should touch every aspect of life.
The budget allocated by TBHF will cover a period of two years for construction and architectural work.
The collaboration was announced in the presence of Shaikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, The Big Heart Foundation's humanitarian envoy, and Malala Yousafzai, in Oxford, England, following an agreement signed by Mariam Al Hammadi, Director of TBHF, and Farah Mohammad, CEO of Malala Fund, reported Gulf News.
The school is being constructed in Swat Valley, Yousafzai's home district and will open its doors to 350 girls in its 11 classrooms once completed.The move to fund the project was announced in the presence of Shaikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, The Big Heart Foundation's humanitarian envoy, and Malala Yousafzai, in Oxford, London, following an agreement signed by Director of TBHF Mariam Al Hammadi and Malala Fund CEO Farah Mohammad.
TBHF Clinic provides medical and healthcare services to 20,000 displaced persons, comprising primary healthcare to 14,400, reproductive healthcare to 3,000 and nutrition-related services to 2,600.
Mariam Al Hammadi, Director of Salam Ya Seghar, a TBHF initiative, said: "Malala is a role model for girls and women across the world.
By opting for the word 'Support', the donor pledges AED5 a day to TBHF, which will be transferred automatically from their mobile accounts to TBHF's by Du for an entire year, starting the day they sign up to the 'Big Heart Dirham' campaign.
TBHF director Mariam Al Hammadi said refugees "are people, not numbers" and the Sharjah award inspires NGOs and the private sector to perceive displaced persons favourably.
Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of TBHF, said in a recorded message: "It is time to invest more efforts to shape the youth's potential, intellectual capabilities and, most of all, regain their confidence in the international community.
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