Insan hosts activity day for 250 orphans
Riyadh, August 8, 2009
Insan, a charitable society for the sare of orphans in, hosted around 250 children in a daylong event which included several educational and interactive activities for orphaned children.
Al Rabie Saudi Foods, a leading producer of dairy products and fruit juices in Saudi Arabia, in line with its CSR program, participated in the charity event called the “Joy of Success” by holding interactive and entertaining discussions about the importance a healthy lifestyle, while distributing food packages, bottles of fruit juices and various giveaways to the children.
Members and volunteers from the women’s section of Insan treated the children from the eastern section of Riyadh to various fun games, special storytelling sessions and other educational activities.
A special corner was also set up for the younger children participating in the event. The event was made more enjoyable with the distribution of food and drinks from Al Rabie, which was accompanied by pep talks by volunteers on proper eating habits and maintaining a healthy food diet.
“Al Rabie continues to extend its support to social programs that aim to care for and develop today’s younger generation,” said Monther Al Harthi, general manager, Al Rabie Saudi Foods.
“These children need to know that despite the hardships that they have gone through, there are people and organisations like Insan and Al Rabie that are more than willing to extend a helping hand. These efforts will hopefully help nurture these kids, who will potentially be the future leaders and innovators of the future.”
“Moreover, Al Rabie remains steadfast in its support to the community and to initiatives that cater to people who need special attention and assistance,” Al Harthi continued.
“Our participation in this activity also reflects our commitment to support various civic-oriented initiatives that promote the welfare of the greater society.”
Insan” is a Saudi-based humanitarian group that was established in 1999. Chaired by Riyadh governor Prince Faisal Bin Salman, the organisation has spent over SR130 million ($34.6 million) for the welfare and assistance of more than 30,000 orphans, according to a statement. – TradeArabia News Service