President’s Monthly Message

October 2019


Dear Ranches Ladies

I am delighted to bring to your attention an offer by the Community Development Organisation (The CDA) only available to members of Ranches Ladies.  The CDA are giving members of Ranches Ladies the opportunity to take free Arabic Language classes in conjunction with Zayed House for Islamic Culture. The programme will continue for 5 months every Saturday for 4 hours 10am – 2pm starting on 2nd November 2019.
I print their letter below.

Greetings from Community Development Authority.

As a success of the Arabic Class to the non-Arab Speakers that was done last year, we are glad to announce that CDA has collaborated with Zayed House for Islamic Culture to give the “ Arabic for speakers of other languages program” to the members of the Civil Organizations. This program will be continues for 5 months that will be held every Saturday for 4 hours starting from 2nd of November 2019. The program will start from 10am to 2pm.

This program will be free for all participants and a certificate will be given at the end of the session.

The objectives of the program:

–         Teaching Arabic to interested expats to use it in various contexts, in accordance with a well-planned educational program.

–         Qualifying associated learners to integrate into the society of the UAE and acquaint with its heritage which may positively reflect on their job performance.

–         Disseminating the culture of coexistence amongst various communities existing in the UAE.

As you will appreciate this is a wonderful opportunity. Please tell your friends about this offer and invite them to join RL if they are interested in these classes. We need to know who would like to take up the offer so please email us at with the subject CDA Arabic Classes, to make sure it gets to us.

Elizabeth Beggs

RL President.