EQUATE Petrochemical Company has continued its support for the activities of Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH).
On this occasion, EQUATE VP for Technical Services Mohammad Al Benali said, “EQUATE’s collaborative support with KACCH is aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of our children through all possible means. This effort is a manifestation of the EQUATE-KAACH ‘Partners in Success’ philosophy as noted in EQUATE’s tagline.”
On her part, KACCH Director Margaret Al-Sayer said, “EQUATE’s support has enabled KACCH to execute a number of sustainable initiatives that will enable better serving all relevant persons. I would like to thank EQUATE for the commitment to fulfilling part of its Corporate Social Responsibility through interaction and support for KACCH.”
Earlier in 2012, EQUATE and KACCH organized “Painting Smiles,” a program dedicated to supporting children in hospitals. The “Painting Smiles” exhibition brought together the works of many children. All the exhibition’s proceeds were dedicated to KACCH.
Established in 1995, EQUATE is an international joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Commencing production in 1997, EQUATE is the single operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tons annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.
Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH) is a non-governmental, charitable organization, founded in 1989. KACCH has since established an internationally recognised programme to help children and their families cope with the stresses of hospitalization.