Sunday, 7 Mar 2021
Al Jisr Foundation held a ceremony on Thursday to award winners of the ‘Shed the Light’ campaign to raise awareness in the community, through the production of short videos or motion graphics, on socially relevant issues. Mohammed al Gharaibi and Abdullah al Bahri won the first place and Ahmed al Ajmi the second, while Amani al Saidiya claimed the third position.

Al Jisr Foundation fetes winners of ‘Shed the Light’ campaign

Participants created inventive and educational content material on the proposed subjects revolving about education. The subjects integrated the value of analysis and innovation in science, technologies, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the value of understanding English at an early age.

“We had more than 20 submissions. The objective of the project is to raise awareness so the youth can develop their skills, and today, we are honouring the winners with trophies and cash awards of RO1,500 for the first place winner, RO1,000 for the second and RO500 for the third,” Fathiya al Kindi, education projects and initiatives officer at Al Jisr Foundation, told Muscat Daily.

She stated that the concept behind the competitors is to involve the youth and encourage them to hone their expertise although producing awareness in the neighborhood. “Anyone is eligible to participate but the videos have to be in Arabic and of two-minute duration,” Fathiya stated.

Al Jisr Foundation aims to involve the youth in locating options for neighborhood problems and emphasises on producing projects that will create the expertise of the youth. The foundation’s subsequent project will be a video-producing competitors focused on well being problems. “The new competition will be open for participation from October 7 to November 10. All are invited to take part,” Fathiya stated.

The perform entered ought to be the participant’s concept and ready by him/her in Arabic. The artwork ought to not exceed 120 seconds. Al Jisr Foundation has the correct to exclude any perform that is proved to be a violation of intellectual rights, whether or not by theft or imitation. For much more details, go to www.aljisrfoundation.org

Al Jisr is a private Zakat foundation focused on producing strategic influence by means of (emergency) healthcare and education initiatives. Being Oman’s very first non-profit organisation to sign the United Nations Global Compact, it aims on steer Oman towards the achievement of the universally adopted Sustainable Development Goals.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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