Thirty Aspire Academy student athletes took part in Tarsheed Carnival held by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) at four locations in different parts of the country.
The academy students participated in activities at the Wadi Al-Dehool natural site near Al Khor city.
The Tarsheed team held many activities and games for the academy students, introducing them to the Tarsheed campaign and its significance and also the importance of conserving electricity and water and seeking sustainability, in addition to introducing them to the State’s efforts in sustainability and future plans.

"This year, the fifth carnival took place in four different sites in the country’s regions. We were pleased with the participation of Aspire Academy students at Wadi Al-Dehool near Al Khor city, where many interesting and various events were held, including cleaning meadows and planting seedlings. These events and games were aimed at encouraging students to play entertaining games that do not require electricity consumption, in addition to preserving meadows, preserving the environment and natural goods," said Fatima Saeed AlMesnad, head of events and community awareness at Tarsheed, Kahramaa.
On his part, Khaled Daifallah, head of the guidance department at Aspire Academy, said: "We thank the Tarsheed department at Kahramaa for inviting Aspire Academy students to participate in the fifth carnival. It was an opportunity for student athletes to get to know Wadi Al-Dehool site, encourage the preservation of the Qatari environment and learn about the activities of Tarsheed campaign. We wish for more such events that urge sustainability and conservation of the environment in line with the academy’s mission in instilling the principles and foundations of urging student athletes about the importance and conservation of the environment."
Student athlete Khaled al-Hammadi expressed happiness at taking part in such an event, saying: "We benefited from and enjoyed the events held at this carnival. We learned about the Tarsheed campaign and its importance, and benefited a lot as student athletes from this event. We learned about
sustainability and its importance in preserving the Qatari environment, taking advantage of the motivation and awareness we received within our
programmes at Aspire Academy, which urge us on the importance of the environment and the need to preserve it."
The Tarsheed team organised competitions including questions about the Qatari environment and the major achievements of the State to preserve the environment and sustainability.
The participation of Aspire Academy student athletes in Tarsheed Carnival came as a part of the academy's role and efforts in instilling the values of
community service in its student athletes, and in the context of its work with local co-operating entities. The academy always welcomes such
participations because of its importance for community development, in addition to its student athletes benefiting from various events held in the country by different government authorities, a press statement noted.