Qatar Charity wins Orphan Care Excellence Award
Qatar Charity (QC) won the Orphan Care Excellence Award (Kafel) for the current year 2020, from the Regional CSR Network in co-operation with regional and international organizations and bodies. Qatar Charity received the award during its participation in the activities of the 3rd World Conference on Orphan Care 2020, which was attended by an elite of international humanitarian experts and advisors and organized via digital remote technologies.Qatar Charity was honored with the award for its role in supporting comprehensive orphan care services in the social, health, educational and entertainment fields.The assistant CEO for International Operations and Partnerships Sector at Qatar Charity, Faisal al-Fehaida, who participated in the conference, expressed his happiness with this award that supports and encourages charitable work efforts, especially with regard to caring for the orphans. He said that the award represents an additional incentive for Qatar Charity to upgrade its programmes, develop its services, improve its performance in terms of quantity and quality, expand the circle of its beneficiaries, especially orphans, and support initiatives that care for them.He added that Qatar Charity sponsors more than 175,000 orphans in three continents, through the “Rofaqa”, an international humanitarian initiative that is concerned with the care and rehabilitation of orphans by preparing and managing effective programmes and channels, which contribute to providing them with a dignified life.Qatar Charity also provides monthly financial assistance, health, educational and social care for the sponsored, in addition to organizing trips, camps and other recreational activities.Qatar Charity has contributed to the establishment of qualitative orphanages and model cities for orphans such as Sheikha Aisha bint Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Attiyah Model Orphans City and Taiba Education City in Sudan. Qatar Charity has also witnessed a remarkable expansion in the use of digital technologies, which was reflected in enhancing communication with the beneficiaries of its services, including orphans, and improving the confidence of sponsors. Qatar Charity, through the technologies, provides information related to its projects and sponsorship programmes, facilitates the donation process for benefactors, and gives sponsors everything related to the selection of their sponsored through the electronic portal, Qatar Charity websites and applications, and the use of smart devices.Digital technologies and initiatives have contributed to supporting the assistance and services that orphans and their families receive. It is worth mentioning that Qatar Charity has won awards in the orphan care field in recognition of its distinguished role and accomplishments. Its “Rofaqa” initiative has received two awards, which are “Excellence Reward for Orphans' care in the GCC Countries (KAFEL) for the year 2014 in Bahrain” and “Sanabel Award for Community Responsibility in Orphan Care Institutions of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the year 2015 for the category of Community Initiatives in the Field of Orphan Care at the GCC level- Bahrain.