Online shopping Website,, has announced a partnership with the Dubai based Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, which will see a dedicated department for Al Noor Centre where handmade products from the children at Al Noor Centre are sold on the Website.

The dedicated section on the Website will offer items from kitchen supplies to canvas bags, fridge magnets to key chains and book-ends to clutches all handmade by the students from Al Noor.

Just some of the many products on sale from the Al Noor Centre

The ongoing initiative will aim to simultaneously raise money and awareness of the Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs with 100% of the proceeds going to the Al Noor Centre. Further items will be rolled out on in upcoming months.

After visiting the Al Noor Centre website, decided to utilise their large customer base and strong market presence to support and contribute to the Al Noor Centre. Established in 1981, Al Noor is home to almost 265 students and does not receive regular funding for its operational expenses.

To view the products on offer visit

For more information about Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs visit'

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