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The Big Heart Foundation congratulates His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and the Humanitarian Envoy of TBHF, on being appointed as the President of the University of Sharjah and Chairman of its Board of Trustees.


Who We Are

The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) was established in May 2015 by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi…

Where we work

All beneficiaries of TBHF are based outside the UAE and workers and volunteers from the foundation operate in a range of different countries and terrains – from major cities to remote villages.

Success Stories

Nigok, Refugee in Kenya

Marjan, Refugee in Pakistan

Nader Al-Sakhr, Refugee in Pakistan


TBHF’s Sheikh Khalid Al Qasimi sustainable village project in Niger brings 1,300 residents a new opportunity to build self-reliance

The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has...
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The ‘Big Heart Educational Center’ provides knowledge & professional empowerment to 492 young UAE residents

The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to supporting refugees and people in need worldwide, is...
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Jawaher Al Qasimi offers hope to 660 young Lebanese cancer patients by pledging AED 6M for their treatment

The Big Heart Foundation will ship medical supplies in collaboration withthe UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairsof their 'Salam Beirut'campaign •...
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Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support calls for nominations for 2022 edition

The sixth edition will be open for entries and nominations until November 15 • Held under the patronage of the...
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213 unique humanitarian projects in 41 countriescompete for 5th Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support

• The AED 500,000 Award targets local humanitarian outfits across Asia,Middle East and Africa • Nigeria tops the list of...
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The Big Heart Foundation pledges AED1.15 million to support healthcare and education initiatives in Egypt

Two humanitarian projects are being executed in partnership with non-profit entitiesbased in Egypt Mariam Al Hamadi: TBHF seeks to empower...
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Ruler of Sharjah to address humanitarian leaders at SIARA 2021 awards ceremony on World Refugee Day

The Big Heart Foundation will stream live ceremony of fifth edition of Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support...
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TBHF, NAMA partner on project to support economic empowerment of over 300 women in Kenya

The Big Heart Foundation and NAMA Women Advancement Establishment joint project will fund a skills development programme led by Nanyuki...
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TBHF’s ‘sustainable village’ project in Niger will bring jobs, healthcare, education to high-risk families

In partnership with Sharjah Charity International • Village to have access to water and power, new farmlands, school, and a...
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TBHF pledges $2.37 million to reconstruct 142-year-old St. George Hospital damaged in Beirut explosion

• Project falls under the Salam Beirut initiative launched by HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi in August •...
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