Qatar Charity (QC) recently concluded the ‘Wathiq’ summer programme, launched on July 4, in co-operation with Qatar University (QU) and Ajial Educational Center with the aim of providing children and youth with cultural knowledge and life and sports skills.
Some 40 male and female students aged 5-14 years took part in the month-long summer programme. The students, both male and female’ were separately divided into the age groups of 5-9 and 10-14.
At the end of the summer programme, QC’s Programmes and Community Development Department director Fatima Jumah al-Mohannadi thanked everyone who contributed to the success of the programme, especially QU, Ajial Educational Center, and supporters, including the Ministry of Environment and Municipality and National Service Academy (Miqdam Camp). She also appreciated the efforts of all trainers, supervisors and volunteers.
She added that the programme comes within the framework of QC's keenness to spend the summer vacation of students in enjoyable and useful activities that provide them with knowledge and life and sports skills and develop their capabilities.
Mukhtar al-Kinti from Ajial Educational Center said that ‘Wathiq’ was the result of fruitful co-operation between QC as a leading development organisation and Ajial Educational Center as a vital source of educational programmes and activities. He indicated that the programme included many meaningful and purposeful activities to discover and develop the talents of the participants.
“Wathiq was very helpful to utilise our times in useful activities that benefit us in our life,” said student Abdul Rahman Khaled.
Another student, Muhammad Adnan al-Emadi, said that the programme contributed to improving the talents and capabilities of the participants.
Maryam al-Nuaimi, the mother of participants Maryam and Issa al-Nuaimi, said that the children have benefited greatly from this programme, as they learned self-reliance and creative thinking and acquired new skills.
The father of student Abdur Rahman Khalid added ‘Wathiq’ improved his children's abilities, skills and talents.