MUMBAI: Qatar Airways and Smile Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works towards benefiting over 75,000 children every year through welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, together celebrated Mother’s Day with the underprivileged children of the organization.
The event saw famous television actress and the queen of small screen – Sakshi Tanwar interacting and playing with the children today at Smile Partner – SHED (Society for Human and Environment Development).
Qatar Airways is a proud supporter of Educate- A Child programme, which helps in providing quality primary school education to millions of out-of-school children globally. Through this initiative, Qatar Airways on the occasion of Mother’s Day provided underprivileged children of a Smile Foundation with games that stimulate and charge early childhood development.
This programme works towards the mind growth of the child and enhances learning ability to absorb new information effectively and efficiently.
Corporate Social Responsibility is an important part of Qatar Airways’ values. In 2017 the airline renewed its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner to Orbis UK for a further three years. The airline has been a proud sponsor of Orbis and its blindness prevention programmes since 2012.
Additionally, the airline has partnered with Doha’s Shafallah Centre, Qatar’s special needs association, to provide adults with special needs employment opportunities at Qatar Airways.