Nawras is delighted to once again partner with the Ministry of Sports Affairs to present two youth initiatives aimed at developing the skills of young people in Oman. As Gold Sponsor of this year’s Summer of Sports programme for the seventh consecutive year, Nawras is a delivering a 25-day programme of sporting activity to young people from each Governorate in Oman and giving them a chance to take part in 21 different events including traditional Omani games and fitness sessions. Nawras is also sponsoring the Clubs Youth Camps designed to enhance the social skills of Omani youths through sporting and cultural activities.
Mutassim Hamood Al-Zadjali, Head of CSR & Events at Nawras said, “Sport is a great way of encouraging team work and teaching positive life values. The ever popular annual Summer of Sports programme and Clubs Youth Camps continue to teach young people valuable transferable social and physical skills, as well as emphasising the importance of staying fit. Nawras is excited to partner with the Ministry of Sports Affairs to bring a wide variety of activities to benefit youngsters this summer. The sessions on offer help to build on the passion for sport and develop the skills that young people need in later life.”
The Summer of Sports programme has taught more than 60,000 participants at more than 350 sporting facilities across the country to date. The sessions help develop new skills and nurture talents while introducing children and youths to new activities and promote the merits of sportsmanship, fair play and team work as well as inspiring creativity and boosting confidence.
With dedicated events for children with disabilities and for young women, the Summer of Sports programme provides opportunities for everyone to take part in healthy pursuits. Every session is conducted by qualified coaches who also offer expert advice on the benefits of maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle.
The Clubs Youth Camps provide interesting life skills lessons such as first aid, photography, website design and research skills with guest speakers that include the Ministry of Environment & Climate Affairs, Ministry of Health and Royal Oman Police. The week-long camp will prepare 450 young people aged 18 to 25 for a more active role in society and teach them how to harness their abilities into positive contributions to benefit their community.
The company is a strong supporter of sport in Oman, and is proud to count Ali Al Habsi, Oman’s national football goalkeeper and the country’s number one racing driver, Ahmad Al Harthy, as brand ambassadors and part of the Nawras family.
Nawras continues to seek innovative ways to care for the community in a pleasingly different way. By supporting national initiatives and using the popularity of sport to provide more opportunities to get closer, the company is committed to enriching the lives of people in Oman by offering new avenues of development for the next generation of Omanis.