Kalimat Foundation believes in the ability of the written word to have a direct and positive impact on the upbringing and nurturing of future generations, and aims to instil a desire and passion for literature in young minds. In fulfilling its remit, the Kalimat Foundation runs numerous reading programmes and launches regular initiatives that are in line with the orientation of the UAE nation in general and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular.
Kalimat Foundation is committed to ensuring the equal rights of all children, irrespective of their cultural background, creed or social status. It believes that all children should have an enshrined right to read. It places youngsters with special needs at the forefront of its concern and works to provide books and specialised programmes that contribute to the rehabilitation of those who are psychologically and emotionally damaged as a result of conflict and unrest. Ultimately, the Kalimat Foundation seeks to set a benchmark in its services and to export around the world its unique children’s empowerment model based on reading.