AAW sponsors Mentor Arabia’s Gala Dinner for Youth Empowerment
Under the auspices of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co. (AAW) announced it had sponsored Mentor Arabia’s gala dinner under the theme, “Hand in Hand” in Kuwait on October 22.
Hosted at the private ballroom of AAW Chairman and Vice Chairman of Board of Trustees of Mentor Arabia Mr. Faisal Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa, the event was attended by President of Mentor International, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Chairman of Mentor Arabia, Prince Turki Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz.
Mentor Arabia is a regional non-profit organization that aims to provide access to a safe and healthy life for children and youth through empowering them, arming them with knowledge, and enhancing their self-confidence to fight all forms of dangerous behaviors and challenges they might face.
More than 350 guests from public and private institutions worldwide attended to take a close look at the work of Mentor Arabia. The dinner included the distribution of Mentor Arabia Awards for young activists and influencers who have had a positive impact on social development, in addition to a live sand show about the foundation’s work over the last 10 years. The event concluded with a display of Kuwaiti heritage through an orchestra playing melodies conveying Kuwait’s his- tory and culture.
AAW Chairman, Mr Faisal Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa said in his open- ing address: “Companies, governments and individuals have a duty to support non-profit institutions, and at AAW our objectives converge with those of Mentor Arabia in terms of the development of effective awareness programs, serving social issues, and empowering children and young people. Together, we aim to provide them with the appropriate means to use their energy in a positive way, as well as helping them with any problems they might face in the future.”