IEDEA serves as Strategic Partner to Dubai Cares, a UAE based global philanthropic organisation established in 2007 by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Dubai Cares works towards providing children and young people in developing countries with access to quality education through the design and funding of programmes that aim to be integrated, impactful, sustainable and scalable. The organisation has successfully launched education programmes reaching over 18 million beneficiaries in 57 developing countries.