Gulf Bank Sponsors Al Noor & Al Amal and Al-Raja’a Special Needs Schools

Published March 8th, 2010 - 11:44 GMT

Gulf Bank recently concluded its sponsorship for special needs’ students at Al Noor & Al Amal School for deaf and blind disabilities, as well as Al Raja’s School for physical disabilities. The events were aimed at celebrating the first day of returning to school. Over 500 special needs students, along with their teachers, enjoyed the fun filled activities and entertainment provided by representatives from Gulf Bank.

Several prominent figures in the special needs education field were present on the first day of school including: Dakheel Al-Enizi, Director of Special Education Schools Management; Mohammad Al-Kanderi, Assistant Undersecretary for Specialized Education; Mansour Al-Mansour, Head of Activities Department and Nadia Al-Yaseen, Principle of Al Amal & Al Noor School, Laila Al-Khodhari, Principle of Al-Raja'a School and Nabeela Dashti, Assistant Director of Al-Raja'a, who thanked Gulf Bank for its continuous support towards education and youth. 

During the event, Gulf Bank’s famous Nassour character along with other cartoon characters shared the first day at school with the children, where they assisted school teachers and the specialized staff who were teaching the children methods of avoiding and protecting themselves from H1N1. In addition, Gulf Bank representatives helped distribute books and meals to the students. Al Raj'a School also held competitions and fun activities for the children which included face painting, hair braiding and henna designs. The Bank used the opportunity to wish all attending students the best of luck and a successful school year ahead.

Gulf Bank also recently sponsored Gulf University of Science and Technology’s (GUST) “Alive 2010” Event, which was aimed at special needs, and included a range of entertaining activities.

Gulf Bank’s commitment to corporate social responsibility starts with its belief in the core values of Kuwaiti society, and the Bank’s policies and vision are aligned to meet the needs of Kuwait. Gulf Bank continues to support special needs’ students education and development through the year reiterating the Bank’s commitment to the wider community.

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