In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has donated AED 250,000 to Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs, a Dubai-based non-profit organization for children with Special needs between the ages of 3 and 18. The donation will enable the center to offer enhanced and improved facilities in providing multi-disciplinary programs for the nurturing and development of its children with special needs.
Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange, said: “Children with special needs are an integral part of our society and should be given equal opportunities to nurture their talent and develop their abilities. We are confident that our little contribution to the Al Noor Training Center will help make a difference in the lives of children with special needs. Al Ansari Exchange is very sincere about its CSR agenda and rolls our socially-relevant initiatives, as it firmly believes in making a valuable contribution to the society.”
“We highly appreciate the donation made by Al Ansari Exchange, which will contribute in a positive way towards the development of children with special neeeds. We offer training programs for children so that they can become financially independent individuals since we depend on corporate donations to run our organization. This kind gesture reflects Al Ansari Exchange’s care and concern for individuals with special needs and will serve as an example for other corporates to support such causes,” concluded Dr. Mohammad Al Redha, Board Member, Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs.
Located in Al Barsha area of Dubai, Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs has received the ISO 9001:2008 certification for ‘Educational, Rehabilitative and Therapy Services for Individuals with Special Needs through Assessments, Intervention and Training.’ Run under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Affairs, the special school provides children with special needs, regardless of their background, the same opportunity through professional training and care to realize their potential and integrate them into the wider community.