Ooredoo, Qatar’s main communications firm, has spent QR77m on group investments final 12 months, in accordance with its Environmental, Social and Governance Report 2020.
Yearly, the corporate organises many group growth programme and actions. The occasions embrace free medical camps, atmosphere safety and consciousness programme, sport occasions and different initiatives for folks in want.
“Ooredoo Qatar has a protracted historical past of working with communities, with a particular give attention to medical help and sports activities. We now have been working with the Qatar Social Growth Centre since 1996, supporting their Sama Nama initiative, focusing on folks with particular wants and their households, which was significantly essential in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic,” stated the corporate within the report. “We even have a detailed partnership with the Qatar Most cancers Society, supporting their work in direction of most cancers prevention by way of a devoted ‘Ooredoo Most cancers Consciousness Centre’ since 2014. In addition to, we additionally proceed to help the Fahad Bin Jassim Kidney Centre on the Hamad Medical Company, which supplies dialysis amenities for 400 sufferers each week who are suffering from kidney illness,” it added.
Final 12 months, the corporate held 14 area people growth applications in Qatar based mostly on area people wants. Ooredoo carried out the annual Ooredoo marathon in January 2020, bringing folks collectively, encourage them to dwell more healthy life and provides again to the group. Funds raised by way of the entry charges are donated to a spread of charities in Qatar.
The 2020 Ooredoo Doha Marathon was an enormous success with a record-breaking over 5,000 runners making the occasion the largest since its inauguration. The annual Ooredoo Doha Marathon, first held in 2013, was designed to encourage Qatari residents and residents to embrace an energetic way of life and has grown right into a much-anticipated occasion for knowledgeable marathon runners, health fanatics and novices alike.
It’s now some of the in style occasions on Qatar’s sporting calendar, attracting the cream of the worldwide marathon crop, and is an thrilling alternative for Qatar-based runners to compete in opposition to worldwide marathon professionals.
“In keeping with our dedication to the SDGs, we search to help the event of native communities and create an all-round more healthy world for tomorrow. Yearly, every market runs various native applications, centered round three fundamental areas: girls empowerment, youth entrepreneurship and underserved communities,” stated the corporate within the report.
The corporate additionally helps the annual Free Medical Camp for low-income employees who shouldn’t have easy accessibility to healthcare amenities and encourage our workers to obtain free medical check-ups on Ooredoo Well being Days.
It additionally held enormous occasion final 12 months on the event of Qatar Sports activities Day on the Museum of Islamic Arts park, the place it ran actions and competitions for all workers and their members of the family to encourage a wholesome way of life.
As well as, it carries out many actions to assist the needy in the neighborhood and to unfold the enjoyment of Ramadan in the course of the holy month annually. “As a part of our environmental agenda, we carried out three seaside clean-up campaigns with the social media hashtag #LeaveOnlySandcastles, geared toward selling safety of the atmosphere in collaboration with Pals of The Surroundings Centre,” stated the corporate.