Durrat Al Bahrain backs Cerebral Palsy programme
Manama, April 11, 2009
Durrat Al Bahrain, the Kingdom’s largest planned luxury mixed-use residential, commercial and resort development, has announced its plans to sponsor a Cerebral Palsy rehabilitation programme for 10 Bahraini children.
The program, to be conducted by the Steps Rehabilitation Centre in the kingdom, will be implemented over three weeks with extensive daily treatment sessions for the children aged between 2 and 8 years.
''After the three weeks intensive programme, the kids will be able to manage many of the challenges they face with Cerebral Palsy. We are proud to be able to help these children and support the Steps Rehabilitation Centre in their invaluable work,' said Jassim Al Jowder, CEO of Durrat Al Bahrain.
"We are determined to support the community and will continue to implement various CSR programs that will benefit the community and the Kingdom of Bahrain,'' he stated.
Fawzia A.Khaliq, managing director of the Steps Rehabilitation Centre, lauded Durrat Al Bahrain’s support for the children 'who are in need of this programme.'
“Around three thousand kids suffer with Cerebral Palsy in Bahrain. The rehabilitation program uses various techniques and components to assist the patient overcoming the difficulties which they face on a daily basis,' she added.-TradeArabia News Service
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