The open day occasion titled was held in association with Ministry of Social Development’s Al Aman Rehabilitation Centre to mark World Down Syndrome Day annually observed on March 21 to raise public awareness on Down’s Syndrome, a congenital disorder. Thirty youngsters impacted by Down’s Syndrome participated in the open day which incorporated numerous activities and performances enacted by them.
The ‘collaboration team’ comprises a group of staff of Z-Corp and its subsidiaries who participate in neighborhood initiatives which are planned and performed by them. The ‘collaboration team’ undertakes projects that bring to concentrate Z-Corp’s continued and evolving socially relevant method to make a good distinction in the society. The organisation of this occasion comes inside the framework of the corporate social duty method of Z-Corp and displayed the group’s commitment to help the neighborhood it operates in.
In tune with the objective of World Down Syndrome Day, the collaboration team of Z-Corp along with help of the Al Aman Rehabilitation Centre organised and participated in unique activities and events with an aim to raise public awareness for the inclusion and effectively-becoming of youngsters with Down’s Syndrome.
The occasion began with a recitation of verses from the Q’uran by a youngster from the centre, which was followed by an inspiring speech by yet another student. Students from a government college place up a dance and musical programme in honour of the youngsters from the centre. Jamal Marooqi performed unique games and a magic show for the youngsters of the centre which was completely enjoyed by them.
Faisal al Manthari, assistant manager of Social Communications, The Zubair Corporation, stated, “As a group we recognise the need to support the work of the centre, since we believe that working towards integrating these children into everyday social spheres is a responsibility and a duty for all of us. We are honoured to support Rehabilitation Centre which has been doing wonderful work in assisting children and their families. Their effort in promoting public awareness about Down’s Syndrome is commendable.”
He added, “It was a joy to see the children in action and it was wonderful see them interact and participate in the competitions hosted. We are proud for our collaboration teams efforts to organise a delightful programme for the benefit of these children. The Zubair Corporation will continue to nurture its employees’ sense of responsibility and encourage exchange of experience through the works of the ‘collaboration team’.”
Thanking Z-Corp and its collaboration team for their help, Dr Nadia bint Ali al Ajmi stated, “We are pleased that we were able to observe World Down Syndrome Day in an appropriate manner to raise public awareness of Down’s Syndrome. Our centre has been dedicated to encouraging inclusion and well-being of children with Down’s Syndrome. Organising events such as this raises public awareness and enhances the confidence of children with the Down’s Syndrome. These events offer psychological and social support for them and their families. Z-Corp’s support will help create more awareness about the condition and will bring the public’s attention and also encourage other private organisations to give back to the society by supporting in diverse ways. We are thankful to Zubair Corporation’s ‘collaboration team’ for organising such a wonderful event.”
The ‘collaboration team’ organises unique events to stay connected with the society. Among the programmes it has undertaken, the ‘collaboration team’ organised an open sports day occasion at the Omar bin al Khattab Institute for the Blind primarily based in Mawaleh. To emphasise the philosophy of providing to the society, the ‘collaboration team’ organised a neighborhood occasion at the Al Wafa Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children in Sohar.
As component of its initiatives to attain out to the nearby neighborhood in the course of Ramadan, the ‘collaboration team’ organised a iftar and dinner reception for senior citizens in South Batinah and Dakhliyah governorates. As component of its commitment to contribute towards meaningful causes, Z-Corp’s ‘collaboration team’ had organised a get-collectively forum in Nizwa, Muscat and Bidiyah in cooperation with the Omani Association for Elderly Friends.
Information Source: Muscat Daily