Oore­doo awards vol­un­teer par­tic­i­pants

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Oore­doo, Kuwait’s fastest net­work, con­cluded its train­ing pro­gram for the par­tic­i­pants of its of­fi­cial Oore­doo Vol­un­teer Pro­gram in its third year, in an award­ing cer­e­mony that took place last week in its head of­fice. The award­ing cer­e­mony was at­tended by rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Oore­doo’s Cor­po­rate Communications depart­ment in ad­di­tion to the par­tic­i­pat­ing vol­un­teer groups and non-gov­ern­ment en­ti­ties.

In its third year, Oore­doo’s vol­un­teer pro­gram suc­ceeded in at­tract­ing hun­dreds of par­tic­i­pants who spear­headed a num­ber of char­i­ta­ble ini­tia­tives, es­pe­cially dur­ing the Holy Month of Ra­madan. Vol­un­teers man­aged the dis­tri­bu­tion of if­tar meals via Oore­doo’s if­tar tent, in ad­di­tion to the char­ity truck that de­liv­ered if­tar to dif­fer­ent lo­ca­tions across Kuwait close to the res­i­dence of work­ers. The vol­un­teer pro­gram par­tic­i­pants have also or­ga­nized a num­ber of if­tar ban­quets to share with gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials who working dur­ing the if­tar shift, such as the Kuwait Cen­tre for Down Syn­drome and Yar­mouk Health Cen­tre, in ad­di­tion to vis­its to the el­derly care cen­ter.

The vol­un­teers also vis­ited chil­dren hos­pi­tal wards in as­so­ci­a­tion with the Kuwait As­so­ci­a­tion for Care of Chil­dren in Hos­pi­tals to cel­e­brate the gir­gian and toys, spread­ing joy among the chil­dren.

In a state­ment to the press, Oore­doo Kuwait’s Cor­po­rate So­cial Re­spon­si­bil­ity and Spon­sor­ship and So­cial Me­dia Se­nior Man­ager Yousef Al-Shal­lal ex­pressed his pride in all par­tic­i­pants in the vol­un­teer pro­gram, which un­der­score the com­pany’s lead­ing po­si­tion in the field of vol­un­teerism. He noted that the pro­gram em­bod­ies Oore­doo’s val­ues of car­ing, con­nect­ing, and chal­leng­ing, and come in tan­dem with the com­pany’s cor­po­rate so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity pol­icy which gives great im­por­tance to youth.

Oore­doo’s award-win­ning vol­un­teer pro­gram was launched in 2015 in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Spread the Pas­sion non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion, with the aim of giv­ing youth the nec­es­sary train­ing be­fore match­ing them with vol­un­teer­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties in Kuwait.

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