Unesco director-general Irina Bokova will nominate philanthropist, educator and entrepreneur, Sunny Varkey, as a Goodwill Ambassador for Education Partnerships today (April 26).
A special ceremony will be held to mark the occasion a
Dubai Cares, the UAE-based philanthropic institution, has received a donation of Dh10 million ($2.72 million) from Sunny Varkey, for its education programs for children in developing countries.
“We are extremely grateful to Sunny Varkey fo
Sunny Varkey, chairman of Dubai-based GEMS Education, was honoured with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Award for his contribution to the development of quality education.
Varkey received the award at the 11th Annual Rajiv Gandhi Awards cerem