Qatar Charity’s (QC) pavilion, which was held for the first time at Darb Al Saai as part of Qatar’s National Day celebrations, has witnessed a huge turnout of visitors, volunteers, and public.
Hundreds of children along with their families have participated in its various events aimed at promoting the concepts of humanitarian activities, giving and social solidarity.
QC’s pavilion conveyed the pictures of the diverse human suffering to visitors, and featured a number of activities that promote the values of volunteering and giving. The visitors also came to know about the charity’s impact on the vulnerable across the globe.
The pavilion was also visited by many local and regional dignitaries, who expressed their satisfaction at QC’s success in delivering its humanitarian message by providing the opportunity to live the experience from the heart of the field of philanthropy.
The list of eminent visitors included Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkey, HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim al-Ali, HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari and HE the Minister of Administrative Development Labour and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhroo.
Also, HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), Dr Hassan Rashid al-Derham, President of Qatar Charity, Sheikh Khalid bin Nasser bin Ahmed al-Thani, Jassem al-Buainain, director, Doha International Book Fair, and Fatima al-Rashidi, Counselor of International Relations and Organizations in Kuwait, paid a visit to QC’s pavilion at Darb Al Saai.
QC’s activities at Darb Al Saai were widely applauded by prominent media persons, social activists, and those interested in volunteer initiatives.
Saqr al-Muraikhi, a member of the Consultative Assembly, said that he was deeply impressed by the stories presented by QC’s pavilion, urging benefactors to continue helping the needy.
Nour al-Mansouri, a presenter at Al-Rayyan Satellite Channel said, “The pavilion’s activates reflected the efforts made by the charity to support the vulnerable in the world, and told difficult conditions of those in need across the globe, which can be changed through contributions from philanthropists.”
Asma al-Hammadi, a Qatari media personality said, “All the human stories presented at the pavilion have started with tragedy, but thanks to God, and then with your support, they have become stories of success.
Dr Hamad al-Fayyad said, “Charitable work is a great effort, and the sense of this effort comes through participation in this field, which is reflected at QC’s pavilion at Darb Al-Saai, as it provided the opportunity to live the experience, listen to different humanitarian stories, and know the reasons behind a difference made in the lives of beneficiaries.”
Dr Abdulrahman al-Harami said, "QC's pavilion at Darb Al-Saai has come up with the creative and innovate activities, as we have seen the humanitarian cases that we used to hear through the media."
Also, a large number of children and their families have participated in various activities organized at QC’s pavilion and lived the experience of humanitarian work. They also came to know about the Qatari heritage, aimed at promoting a sense of belonging to Qatar in an attractive way through games, competitions and drawing, the statement adds.
Some 100 volunteers helped in the conduct of different activities at the pavilion, which highlighted the value of volunteering and taking part in the humanitarian action.
Noor al-Suwaidi, a volunteer, said it was a great opportunity to know about the difficult living conditions of the needy, and the impact of donations in the lives of beneficiaries.
For his part, Ammar Mohammed al-Buainain expressed his pleasure over his participation in the events held by QC’s pavilion at Darb Al Saai.
Qatar Charity participated in the National Day celebrations and events at Darb Al-Saai under the supervision the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (RACA), with the aim of introducing Qatari humanitarian efforts and development programmes, implemented around the world, to visitors.
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