22 Jun 2017 - 10:17
Ooredoo Group of companies share the spirit of Ramadan
Ooredoo Group of companies have reached out to their communities this month, with a series of special initiatives designed to share the spirit of The Holy Month of Ramadan.
While the activities varied significantly across Ooredoo Group’s markets in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia, they shared a common spirit of community engagement and were made possible by the support of volunteers from throughout the company.
Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani, Group CEO, Ooredoo, said: “During the Holy Month, our employees always come together to support charitable activities, community programmes and sporting events. This year has seen the highest number of volunteers step forward to take part in community initiatives, reflecting the spirit of Ooredoo during Ramadan.”
At a group-level, Ooredoo is promoting a regional campaign for Ramadan that offers customers a host of digital options to connect with friends and family.
This core campaign, which covers the company’s regional footprint, is being support by local initiatives in each of its operations. In Qatar, Ooredoo has conducted a host of community initiatives during the Holy Month, as part of its “Hand-in-Hand” campaign, using the hashtag #ShareAMoment. Volunteers have distributed Iftar boxes to workers to help them break their fasts, visited patients in the kidney centre in Hamad Medical Corporation, and brought joy to child patients at the Hamad General Hospital.
In addition, volunteers have shared Iftar with elderly residents at the Qatar Foundation for Elderly Care and hosted a special Garangao celebration at Souq Waqif in Doha, which drew large and appreciative crowds.
Ooredoo was also the Official Sponsor of Aspire's Ramadan Sports Festival 2017, which ran throughout June at the Aspire Dome in Doha.
Ooredoo Oman has continued with the 13th Ooredoo Goodwill Journey, which travels across the country supporting the development of communities.
At each stage of the journey, Ooredoo volunteers provided tailored support for specially-select community projects in 12 neighbourhoods. This has included work with the Oman Women’s Association in Al Awabi and Shinas, supplying office equipment for the Oman Women’s Association Administration Office in Al Buraimi, and setting up a computer lab for IT training in Ibri.