British Orchard Nursery conferred CSR certificate by Emirates Red Crescent and Ministry of Social Affairs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s largest and first ISO certified nursery chain in the UAE strongly believes in social responsibility and is a part of many CSR (Corporate Social responsibility) activities. Recently the school has won the Total Quality Management award under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed, which is also in line with the nursery’s corporate philosophy on quality. BON believes in solidarity and human rights along with its many values of Respect and Integrity Equality and Diversity, Rights and Responsibilities, Structure and Innovation.
British Orchard Nursery participated in the EMIRATES RED CRESCENT venture with Ministry of Social Affairs for donating to the affected society in Syria. RED CRESCENT SOCIETIES provided logistic support for this trouble hit country in the most challenging circumstances through its Dubai based hub, which is part of the International Humanitarian City of Dubai greatly supported by UAE government.

BON’s family of teachers, children and parents contribute to society regularly and take part in various projects like supporting Emirates Environment Group, Walk the Distance, Protecting the environment, DUBAI CARES, Rashid Pediatric Center, Al Noor etc. BON has made an effort to reach out to parents and staff by collection of donations in provisions such as blankets, clothes, and candles for the victims in the Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. BON also supported those devastated by the storm through the “Fils for Food”, where the students learned the importance of community responsibility. BON follows the “Go Green” campaign by strongly believing in recycling, less use of paper, electricity and water consumption.

BON’s values are embodied in the philosophy of “Feeding children through education”. BON believes that “Education nurtures Education” and provides food, shelter and clothing annually to a child for every child’s fee it receives.

Ms. Vandana Gandhi – Founder and CEO of British Orchard Nursery receiving the certificate from Ministry of Social Affairs and Red Crescent – UAE, 

BON’s mission is “Sowing Seeds of Success”.  BON also has an objective of donating a fixed percentage of its revenues towards CSR activities. British Orchard Nursery takes pride in supporting various charitable organizations.

While receiving the certificate from Ministry of Social Affairs and Red Crescent – UAE, Ms. Vandana Gandhi – Founder and CEO of British Orchard Nursery, stated that BON will continue its participation and follow its objective of donating a percentage of its revenues towards charity for the under privileged ones.  She further expressed concern for the situation in SYRIA and specifically children of that region suffering far from any shelter, food and education.  Ms. Vandana Gandhi, expressing her gratitude towards EMIRATES RED CRESCENT said, “The work done by EMIRATES RED CRESCENT is commendable and we are proud to associate with the government and the great leaders of UAE who believe in community help, charity and support the society. We, living in the UAE respect the government’s vision and do our best to be socially responsible. 

About British Orchard Nursery:

British Orchard Nursery has pioneered the concept of corporate franchising by forming partnerships with many companies and government institutions in the UAE which includes Dubai Municipality, RTA, DEWA, Dubai Women’s College and ADCO. This is in line with British Orchard Nursery’s corporate philosophy to reach out and provide quality preschool education and day care facilities to children of Emirati working mothers to their door step. 

British Orchard Nursery the First Pre-School to receive the Dubai Quality Awards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 June 2014 – British Orchard Nursery was one of Dubai’s top performers who were honoured on Monday 2nd June for their outstanding pursuit of excellence. H. H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai along with H. H Shekh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai and H. H. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended the 20th anniversary of the Business Excellence Awards hosted by the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai and conferred the awards to the winners.

British Orchard Nursery was awarded the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQAA) and Dubai Human Development Appreciation Award (DHDAA) in acknowledgement of their outstanding work in the education sector—the first awards to be conferred on the pre-primary sector on quality and human Development.
H. H. Shekh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoumand Ms  Vandana Gandhi

Ms. Vandana Gandhi, CEO and founder of British Orchard Nursery received the awards and expressed her sincere gratitude saying “I am honoured and thankful to the UAE Government and the visionary rulers for this recognition. We are humbled at this salutation of our vision, passion, commitment and teamwork. As a pre-school catering to the extended community, it only inspires us to do better. Our sincere thanks to our esteemed parents and children, business partners, team members and associates who contributed towards making this high value recognition possible,” she concluded.

Mohammed Bushanain, Corporate Quality & Management Excellence, DED, commented “The Business Excellence Awards provide a reliable and transparent framework for public and private sector firms to benchmark their best practices and advance to higher levels of competitiveness and customer satisfaction in the true spirit of healthy competition. Applicants and their best practices are measured against internationally recognised criteria such as the EFQM a quality management model and RADAR methodology. “
British Orchard Nursery also being the first pre-school in the middle-east to be ISO Quality certified,  has branches across the UAE and has pioneered the concept of corporate franchising by forming partnerships with many Government institutions in the UAE which includes Dubai Municipality, RTA, DEWA, Dubai Women’s College and ADCO in line with UAE’s vision 2020.