Under the auspices of Social and Sports Activities Support Fund
(Daam), Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs (QSRSN) celebrated
distribution of a number of prosthetic devices to a
group of its affiliates with special needs in the presence of their families.
The celebration was sponsored by HH His Excellency Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Al
Thani, Chairman of QSRSN, in the presence of a delegation from Daam, chaired by
Mr. Abdul Rahman Abdul Latif Al-Mannai, Deputy Executive Director of Daam, Mr.
Ahmed Salem Al Ali, Director of Program Management, Mr. Hassan Youssef Al-Obaidli,
Head of Activities Department, Ghanem Issa Al-Rumaihi, Head of Public Relations
in Daam. The celebration was also attended by members of QSRSN and chaired by
HH Mr. Rabia Bin Mohammed Al Kaabi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of
QSRSN, Mr. Amir Al-Mulla, CEO of QSRSN, Mr. Talib Afifa, Member of the Board of
Directors, as well as officials in Daam and QSRSN. The devices included medical
wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, bathroom chairs, chairs tailored for
children with severe disability, medical beds, hearing aids, and a group of prostheses.
Furthermore, the celebration was attended by special needs fine artist Ms.
Mariam Al Mulla. She gave officials of Daam an artistic painting drawn by her,
which was applauded by the attendants.
Abdul Rahman Abdul Latif Al-Mannai, Deputy Executive Director of
Daam, commended the leading role played by QSRSN to rehabilitate persons with
special needs. He pointed out that the Daam support for QSRSN is intended to
achieve the vision of Daam as to the comprehensive community development
affecting the life of Qatari nationals at all levels. He also emphasized that
delivering high quality services that meet the needs of the society as a whole
is one of the key aspects of Qatar National Vision 2030, which is intended to
be provided by Daam. Al-Mannai added “In Daam, we support social programs that
aim to serve various segments of the society in Qatar in order to contribute to
create a society that provides equal opportunities for all. Development and
caring for various skills and abilities of persons with special needs is an
essential role and we consider it as a national duty towards Qatar”. Al-Mannai
said that all in Daam are very proud of the support granted by QSRSN members
and they work closely to rehabilitate persons with special needs and enable
them to integrate into the society in a step providing them with a decent
Mr. Rabia Al Kaabi, Vice Chairman of QSRSN, praised Daam for its
outstanding and appreciated support to QSRSN and its members of special needs.
He expressed his great pleasure of the fruitful cooperation between Daam and
QSRSN. Mr. Al Kaabi emphasized that such cooperation serves the interest of
persons with special needs and significantly contributes to achievement of
QSRSN objectives of rehabilitation and integration of persons with special
needs into the society and secure a safe and dignified life for them in the
Qatari society. Mr. Al Kaabi stated that provision of medical and prosthetic
devices by Daam for persons with special needs has the greatest impact on
assisting them to move and integrate into the society according to the type and
requirements of disability, which are determined by QSRSN specialists. Al Kaabi
stressed that QSRSN provides all information about the devices and methods of
allocating and handing them to QSRSN members of special needs with full
transparency. This is to maximize the benefit and support for those who
actually deserve the same. Al Kaabi stated that he hopes for continuation of
mutual cooperation between the two sides.
Further, a group of persons with special needs and their families
expressed their happiness that Daam provided them with prosthetic devices. They
stressed that they and their families are very happy and emphasized that such
devices represent a great help for their life, will enable them to be better
and more comfortable and will contribute greatly to their integration into the