Founded in 2013, the Middle East Animal Foundation (MEAF) is the first formally registered non-profit animal welfare organization in Dubai, UAE.
MEAF was set up to improve public awareness towards the importance of animal welfare, help prevent animal cruelty and abuse, help prevent illegal trade of rare and domestic animals, urge competent authorities to initiate and enforce wildlife protection laws and to provide support and guidance plans.
Our Role within the animal welfare community includes:
Building a bridge between the public animal welfare groups and UAE government agencies;
Providing legal support for fundraising for the groups;
Facilitating approvals by high level government authorities for various animal welfare activities;
Offering expert advice by public groups to government policymakers regarding animal welfare;
Offering free stray cat and dog 'Trap/Neuter/Release (TNR) Program to various animal welfare programs;
Initiating major animal welfare projects.
Our tireless team of volunteers are the backbone of MEAF with volunteers from all over UAE, we work together to help each and every distressed animal that comes our way. Our team consists of individuals from all walks of life, various fields, industries and sectors to form a close knit group of animal lovers striving to achieve the MEAF goal - to make UAE the most animal friendly country in the world by 2020!
If you are interested in getting involved as a volunteer, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org