QFC celebrates the Universal Children’s Day with ‘Dreama’
06 Dec 2017 - 10:47
On the occasion of the UN Universal Children’s Day and as part of the QFC’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, a number of QFC Authority and QFC Regulatory Authority employees participated in a joyful day with children from the Orphan Care Centre,“Dreama”, at Megapolis Entertainment Centre located at the Pearl.
The children were between the ages of six and sixteen, and they were engaged in several amusing activities such as video games, air hockey and bowling with the staff and their families.
Commenting on the day, Yousef Abdullah Fakhroo, Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer, QFC Authority, stated: “At the QFC, we have always valued the role youth plays in society. Through focusing on the children’s welfare, we are investing in our future generations and ensuring the continued growth and development of our country. The QFC team are always eager to bring happiness to the lives of those little ones and contribute to their prosperity.”
Fakhroo continued: “It was an emotionally enriching experience for our staff that also helped lift the children’s spirits as they used their imagination and creativity playing the various games in a fun supportive environment”
On her part, Noor Al Muhanadi, Director of Communications, Dreama stated: “QFC’s initiative with Dreama is well appreciated and it is not the first time we get QFC’s collaboration in our programs and leave a lasting effect in our children’s hearts.The responsibility of the children’s welfare doesn’t lay solely with Dreama but also with the whole community as our Children represent an integral part of the society and possess great capabilities and potential that allows them to serve Qatar their beloved country.”
She added: “These programs serve as one of the main sources of entertainment for the children enhancing their social skills and broadening their horizons through enriching their experiences. Dreama values the importance of the inclusion of all members of society and supports raising awareness about orphans in society through their Campaign “Difference is Uniqueness”.
It is worth mentioning that Dreama is a pioneer in the care of orphans and their proper integration in society.”
On his part, Nabil Barakat, Managing Director, Aura Entertainment Services WLL commented: “QFC and Aura Entertainment have collaborated to create a special event for the children of Dreama. Aura Entertainment supports the community by engaging with associations that deal with the wellbeing of kids of all communities in the State of Qatar.”
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmme underscores its commitment to its ethical, social and environmental responsibilities.
The CSR’s main pillar at QFC is community development that entails focusing on the inclusion of all members of society who are often overlooked.