DOHA volunteers who competed at Reach Out to Asia (Rota) activities attended the 6th annual Ramadan Project volunteer appreciation event in Doha recently. The event was held in Qatar Foundation Recreation Centre in education city.
Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh bin Rota Board member Dr. Nasser al Thani and Executive Director Essa al Mannai were present on the occasion.
"I am pleased to report that all of our projects this year, including Ramadan Project, the true spirit of Rota reflected. The objective is for practical help and support of disadvantaged people in the community, "said Mannai.
Rota of Ramadan 2012 Project entitled ' New beginnings ' saw a number of community volunteer network Rota of activities, including distribution of groceries to needy families and home renovations.
The project hosted community iftars for residents of Qatar Foundation for elderly care, children of Dhreima orphanage and patients from residential care compound. They also organized garangao night for young patients with HMC.
Rota the volunteer-led fundraising event during Ramadan contributed to the increase of QR172, 000. The Fund went to the Rota projects in Bangladesh.
"The fundraising event celebrated the work of volunteers, supporters of the Rota, partners and sponsors. It also gave the guests the opportunity to see Rota activities in Asia, "said Mannai.
More than 150 volunteers participated in the project along with Rota partners furniture store The One and the Centre for social development.
Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar) was the corporate sponsor of the project.
Oxy Qatar President and General Manage Steve Kelly said, "Oxy has privileged as part of the Rota project. We are convinced that the Organization will achieve the aim of improving the lives of the less fortunate. "
Talk during the event, said Mannai, "I would like to thank all volunteers for the fantastic work that they did during Ramadan, especially the volunteers who for the first time. The volunteers contributed many hours to help people less fortunate than themselves. "