Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has sponsored a sports treatment hall at the Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs in Dubai. The hall aims to provide specialized treatment for children with disabilities, focusing on motor, functional, and mental rehabilitation.
DEWA’s sponsorship is part of its commitment to promote the inclusion and empowerment of people with disabilities in Dubai. They have provided the necessary equipment and devices to ensure a comprehensive treatment program that meets the specific needs of individuals with various disabilities.
Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, remarked that, “We are keen to enhance the percentage of community happiness about our support for people of determination, which reached 94 percent in 2022, by launching and encouraging community initiatives and programs to maximise the engagement of this important segment in society and consolidating their positive involvement with their community.”
“This is part of our commitment to achieving the National Policy for Empowering People of Determination, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to create an inclusive society that ensures empowerment and a decent life for People of Determination and their families,” Mr. Al Tayerfurther added.
Over 30 volunteers from DEWA have actively participated in preparing the hall to accommodate people with disabilities. Dr. Nadia Khalil Al Sayegh, the Director-General of Senses, expressed her gratitude to DEWA for their cooperation. She also extended an invitation to other organizations, institutions, and government departments to collaborate with the center in order to support and benefit people with disabilities, their families, and the wider community in various developmental and empowerment areas.