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Underlying its sincere support to an important segment in the society, Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, presented the Kuwait Sports Club for the Handicapped with specially customized wheelchairs with an aim of facilitating their comfort while training and competing in tournaments and championships, raising the Kuwaiti flag high with their persistence.
Sheikha Sheikha Al Abdallah Al Subah, the honorary president for the disabled club, along with Zain Deputy Chairman Bader Al Kharafi, Chief Strategy Officer Shafeeq Al Sayed Omar, and Kuwait Handicapped Sports Club president Shafi Al Hajri witnessed the demonstrative match that was organized by the club’s basketball team immediately after receiving the customized wheelchairs.
The players showed their excitement and good sport during the match among a joyous atmosphere. Zain Deputy Chairman Bader Al Kharafi expressed his pleasure after taking part in a tour of the club by saying: “we are extremely proud of the great achievements the handicapped basketball team and the Kuwait Handicapped Sports Club have achieved overall, especially with such lackluster conditions and support”.
Al Kharafi added: “such sport clubs are in need of constant support and attention. They continue to achieve great titles while facing many challenges, and with Zain’s support today, we hope that we add a valuable contribution to this distinguished community”. Zain’s support of people with special needs has long been a core focus for the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, and by presenting this initiative, the company reassures its continuous support to this much cherished segment of the society.
Going forward, the company pledges to spare no efforts in providing comprehensive support and sponsorships that help to reflect a positive image to the Kuwait sports and youth segments. Zain is actively participating and supporting all initiatives that involving people with special needs. Such support includes Zain’s participation in the International Day of People with Disability at the social care homes in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor as well as the company’s annual visits to care centers and hospitals.