Kuwait Ambassador to Lebanon welcomes Zain volunteers in Beirut
Humanitarian trip in partnership with KRCS
KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ambassador to the Lebanese Republic, Abdelaal Al-Qenaei, welcomed Zain’s volunteers team and Kuwait Red Crescent Society’s (KRCS) officials in the headquarters of the Kuwaiti Embassy in Beirut. The meeting came as part of the humanitarian visit Zain’s volunteers participated in to aid Syrian refugees and displaced families in Northern and Southern Lebanon as well as Beqaa Governorate. The visit came as part of Zain’s ongoing humanitarian strategic partnership with KRCS.
The meeting witnessed the attendance of Deputy chief of mission Mohammed Al Weqayan and Head of KRCS delegation to Lebanon Dr Mesaed Al Enzi. Ambassador Abdelaal Al Qenaei recognized Zain’s efforts as one of the first Kuwaiti private sector organizations that participated in such an initiative of this scale, and described it as a pride to the Kuwaiti people.
Meanwhile, Zain expressed its sincere gratitude and appreciation of the efforts exerted by the Kuwaiti Embassy in Lebanon, the Kuwait Red Crescent Society, the Lebanese Red Cross, and the Qatar Red Crescent Society. These efforts were key in facilitating the movement of Zain’s volunteers to refugee camps and humanitarian projects in Northern and Southern Lebanon as well as Beqaa Governorate.
Zain’s team, consisting of employees who volunteered for this trip, traveled to Lebanon with an official KRCS delegation, through which they visited multiple KRCSsupported destinations to offer aid and support. The trip included a visit to the Lebanese Bakeries project where over 50 million bread loafs has been distributed to displaced families since the start of the crisis. The team also visited Dar Al-Zahra Hospital, which specializes in prosthetic parts where aid is provided to injured individuals.
The trip also included a visit to Orange Nassau, a governmental hospital that specializes in Dialysis and offers treatment to refugees and displaced families on a daily basis. Additionally, the trip included a field visit to several camps where winter clothes and essentials were distributed to refugees and an entertainment event was held for children and families.
Zain’s volunteers also visited a water plant and distributed water to the families, and visited the thermal insulation project were they helped installing thermal insulators on tents in the refugee camps. The team also distributed aid relief kits on five different camps.