The 18th Ooredoo Goodwill Journey has ended successfully, leaving many people with smiles on their faces and warm hearts. The flagship corporate social responsibility program saw volunteers travel across North and South Al-Batinah, Al Dhahirah, Al Dakhiliyah, South Al Sharqiya and Dhofar in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development, charity teams from Omani women’s associations and the Al Wafa rehabilitation center for people with disabilities. Children. the team distributed food, household appliances and gifts to support the young, the elderly, the hospitalized and children with disabilities.
Ibrahim Saeed Salim Al Kindi, a social activist and one of the Ooredoo Goodwill trip volunteers, said, “This is my second year of volunteering for the Ooredoo Goodwill trip, it really fills me with happiness to be able to support those who are in need. It’s even more special that this is done during the holy month of Ramadan where even when the day seems difficult, I am reminded that the reward is much sweeter and it is always important to pass it on.”
Essa bin Musalam Al Nabhani, a Goodwill Journey volunteer, shared his experience, “The Ooredoo Goodwill Journey is about bringing the community together and uplifting each other. Ultimately, we are one, and the purpose of this initiative is to remind each of us that we support each other. It was such an honor to be part of this journey and it filled me with joy to know that I could give back to those in need and make a difference to their lives.”
Khalsa Saeed Al Toby, head of the Omani Women’s Association in Mana’h and Goodwill Journey volunteer, said, “This year, the Goodwill Journey really brought the theme of ‘Kareema ya Oman’ to life, proving how the people of the country are really generous. . I would like to thank Ooredoo for their continuous efforts to support communities through initiatives such as their incubator programs, in line with Oman’s 2040 vision.
Marking the end of the trip, the Ooredoo family celebrated Qaranqasho at the Wafa Center for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Children in Amerat which falls under the Ministry of Social Development. The event was held under the auspices of Hon. Lujaina Mohsin Haider Darwish, President of Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC. While Noor Al Sulaiti, CEO of Ooredoo, welcomed back the volunteers who took her to visit the carpentry room, computer lab and sensory learning room they had set up, in addition to opening three other sensory skills rooms in other Al Wafa centers in Al Khaboura, Nizwa and Ibri.
The Goodwill Journey continues to enrich the lives of the people of Oman by providing vital supplies and lasting support.