Workshops to promote skills of differently-abled

Rashid-Workshop1-Sheikh Jumaa with Mr.Samer Al-Sayegh CEO national Paints and Mr.Dominique From Bank of Sharjah
By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

IN THE presence of patrons and children with special needs, the Rashid Centre for the Disabled officially opened couple of new workshops in the premises to enhance the abilities of its students besides education and rehabilitation.
The series of workshops including Carpentry workshop, Gardening and the new gymnasium were inaugurated by Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Acting Chairman of Rashid Centre For the Disabled, in the presence of officials from National Paints, Bank of Sharjah, Dubai Technology, Issa Al Gurg Charity Foundation and QNET and others.
Prior to the official opening, Maryam Othman, Director of the Centre received the delegations and accompanied them around for a quick tour of the new facilities and briefed on the services being imparting for the students with special needs.
Prior to the official opening, Maryam Othman, Director of the Centre received the delegations and accompanied them around for a quick tour of the new facilities and briefed on the services being imparting for the students with special needs.
During the inauguration ceremony, Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum stressed that the new rehabilitation workshops are part of the Rashid Center students and are staffed by fully qualified staff who can assist the physically and mentally challenged students so that they can cope with life conditions and requirements and rely on themselves.

The inauguration of the new workshops is additional services in the Rashid Center as senior students who graduated from their regular educational and rehabilitation classes are moved to the workshops for vocational training in different sectors. The centre currently offers enrolled more than 300 students and being getting education, rehabilitation and training on exclusive plans.
Sheikh Jumaa Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum expressed gratitude to all who contributed and support of the Center financially and morally. “There is no doubt that the presence of such workshops will open wide horizons for the Center’s students, help them achieve their dreams, and achieve the strategy of transforming Dubai into a friendly emirate for the disabled by 2020,” he said.
The new training workshops, which were supported by Noor Bank and Issa Al Gurg Charity Foundation, included the opening of a workshop on gardening that will enhance the productivity of the organic produce in the centre, and train the students a new profession that enables them to rely on themselves and earn livlihood. The new gym and GPS system for all the Cetre’s vehicles sponsored by Ahmed Rafie, a prominent business and CEO Dubai Technology in order to enable the students to strengthen their bodies through the practice of all forms of sport, especially as the management of the center used as a method of treatment and rehabilitation for students with disabilities.
Maryam Othman expressed that the new workshops will help the Centre’s services in the treatment of disabled children and develops special rehabilitation programs to enable them to integrate into society easily.
Later, the centre awarded shields to the sponsors and enthralled by the performances of the students.
-Published At The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on May 22, 2017.

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