19Dec
2016
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“Wanna Read?” Organization Holds Special Reading and Playtime Event at Children’s National

“Wanna Read?” , a non-profit organization based in the UAE, donated a book cart filled with English and Arabic books to Children’s National. As a way to show appreciation for the donation and honor the new partnership, Children’s National co-hosted a special event for children with Wanna Read? on December 19, 2016. Wanna Read? local […]

15Nov
2016
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In the Year of Reading, “Wanna Read?” initiative launches at Healthpoint in Abu Dhabi

Sheikha Shamma’s program is designed to promote healing through reading, raise standards of literacy, and encourage parental engagement Children are encouraged to expand their horizons and let their imaginations soar during hospital visits at Healthpoint Abu Dhabi, October 2016: Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan’s innovative reading program for children in hospitals and clinics, […]

13Nov
2016
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In line with the UAE’s “Year of Reading 2016” declaration “Wanna Read?” initiative launches at Healthpoint in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 13 November 2016: Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan’s innovative reading program for children in hospitals and clinics, “Wanna Read?”, has launched at Healthpoint, the super-specialty hospital in the United Arab Emirates. The initiative aims to provide Healthpoint’s young patients with a pleasurable and fun learning environment and access to a variety of […]

12Jul
2016
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Books are a tonic for sick children

Charity to open more hospital reading rooms so youngsters can spend time with favourite fictional characters at scary time.   ABU DHABI // The Wanna Read? Initiative that has set up seven reading rooms for children in hospitals across the country has funds for six more. The initiative is a non-profit charitable organisation, and its […]

18May
2016
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“Wanna Read?” Initiative Gulf News

“Wanna Read?” initiative raises over Dh400,000 Abu Dhabi: An initiative titled ‘Wanna Read’ will build six reading libraries for children in hospitals across the UAE. Over Dh400,000 was raised in a silent auction of rare artifacts, jewelry and paintings during a gala fundraiser at the Ritz Carlton on Friday.  “I am very grateful for the support […]

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