In the presence of HE Shama Al Mazrouei, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Olympics, the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs has launched a project to develop sewing workshops to be a permanent production line with support and sponsorship from Al Masaood Tailoring, a subsidiary of Al Masaood Oil & Gas. Its main objective is to empower and integrate its people with special needs into the society.
Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs started to produce 10,000 bags for the Special Olympic Games by joining hands of stakeholders in cooperation and partnership with Al Masaood Tailoring.
A strategic cooperation agreement was signed between the Organization and Al Masaood in order to enhance the production and enhance interest in the development of the students' skills. The agreement was signed by the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs, Abdullah Al-Humaidan, HE Masaood Rahma Al Masaood, Vice Chairman of Al Masaood Group.
The signing ceremony was attended by Eng. Hamad Ali Al Dhaheri from the Community Development Department, HE Talal Al Hashimi, (Executive Director of the UAE Special Olympics), and HE Eng. Ibrahim Yousef Raml, (Board Member of the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs).
The agreement plans the production of 10,000 bags to be delivered by the end of February of next year for distribution to the participants of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, which will be held in the capital from March 8th to 22nd under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, with 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing more than 170 countries. The agreement will provide Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs with all forms of support for the production of full service. Al Masaood Tailoring will serve as the technical arm through the presence of professional staff to train and certify qualifications.
HE Abdullah Al-Humaidan mentioned the importance of the strategic partnerships that connect the institution with the governmental and private bodies, including Al Masaood Group represented by Al Masaood Tailoring, as well as the partnership with the Supreme Committee for Special Olympics Abu Dhabi 2019, and its great role in providing and harnessing such possibilities. It is a first of its kind in the Middle East, which will be held in Abu Dhabi 2019. It is a humanitarian and community mission, with its noble educational dimensions, indicating that the UAE, with its wise leadership, humanitarian approach, based on the foundations of peace, tolerance and openness, pays great attention to caring for those who inspire and provide all kinds of support and harness all energies to realize their ambitions and aspirations.
On another hand, the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs signed a memorandum of understanding with Saaed for Traffic Systems on the establishment of the company's annual needs of uniforms for Saaed employees. Technical specifications and quantities required for the production of new sewing workshops will be provided by Al Masaood Tailoring.
HE Abdulla Abdul Ali Al Humaidan welcomed the cooperation with Saaed Company for Traffic Systems and the inauguration of a line of sewing and production of the company's employees.
The agreement covers the cooperation and exchange of mutual knowledge between the two sides, training strategies and educational needs. The Organization provides awareness and training programs for the employees of the company in terms of dealing with people with special needs, training them in sign language, and as well as participation in media marketing and logistics arrangements.
Credits: Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs