Congratulations on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

 

The Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation administration, represented by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, its members, and its employees, extends its warmest congratulations and blessings to the Islamic and Arab and Palestinian people on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

The Technical Advisory Committee Conducts a field Tour at the Royaa Model Headquarters

To observe the progress work in the “Royya” school and kindergarten, the Technical Advisory Committee in the Education Department conducted a field tour at the “Royya” headquarters, located in the western line area north of Khan Yunis Governorate. The committee is represented by Ms. Abeer Al-Masry, Ms. Samar Al-Madhoun, Dr. Abdel Rahman Wafi, and Mr. Imad Esleem. The committee was welcomed by the Royya director, Dr. Maysa Abu Sitta.

The tour included a visit to all classrooms and Royya facilities and seeing the work details in them. The visit aims to study the current reality in the Royya kindergarten and school to work on strengthening its strengths and addressing its weaknesses. The committee unanimously agreed that Royya is a large and elegant educational building, including a strong team with great experience and expertise in the field. Moreover, it contains human, logistical, and technical components and capabilities capable of raising and educating a distinguished and rising generation in the future.

Emaar holds a COnference with parents of Roya Model Kindergarten children

In the presence of Emaar’s Deputy Director-General, Mr. Imad Esleem, the director of “Royya” model kindergarten, Dr. Maysa Abu Sitta; the administration of Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation held a conference with the parents of preschool children in its “Royya” model kindergarten.

Dr. Maysa Abu Sitta said that “Royya” cares about the opinions and observations of parents and therefore is keen to hold periodic meetings with them. The conference included 5 study divisions from the preliminary stage. In total, 133 students’ mothers participated in the discussion, with a participation rate of 90%.

The conference started with a speech by Mr. Imad Esleem, who welcomed the attendees, pointing out the importance of the parent’s participation in such meetings because it reflects the extent of their interest in their children and their keenness to enhance and develop their abilities and skills. Esleem presented the parents’ first meeting that was held in 2021. He mentioned all observations made by the parents at the time and the measures implemented by the Emaar administration to enhance its strengths and address its weaknesses. Mr. Esleem listened to their recommendations and observations, the developmental ideas, and the real needs that the association’s management takes excellent care.

During the conference, there was time for the parents to discuss. They also expressed their happiness and satisfaction with the services provided to their children, and they raised several inquiries and remarks that would improve the work in the model “Royya.”

Emaar Receives a Delegation from the World Food Program (WFP)

Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation received a delegation from the World Food Program (WFP) administration at its headquarters in Khan Younis Governorate. The Deputy Director-General of Emaar, Mr. Imad Eslam, and the Head of the Poverty Reduction Division in the Society, Mr. Muhammad Fahjan, welcomed the program administrator in the institution, Mr. Muhammad Al-Jumla, and Mr. the program coordinator at the Ministry of Social Development, Ramzi Al-Swerki.

 

Mr. Esleem welcomed the visiting delegation, stressing the depth of the relationship between Emaar and the WFP. He noted that this cooperation provided daily meals for the children with disabilities at the Emaar Association.

 

The WFP came to review the general situation on the implementation mechanism of the program in Emaar, where the visiting delegation expressed their happiness with the mechanism followed in implementing the program in terms of supply, preservation and storage, preparation, and distribution to children. It is part of the safety and public health measures.

 

Mr. Esleem thanked the WFP for their pioneering role in supporting and promoting the health of Gazan society members, especially those with disabilities, and the Ministry of Social Development for their efforts in supporting and continuity the program.

Emaar Receives a Delegation from the Qatari Red Crescent

Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation received at its headquarters in Khan Younis a delegation that included Dr. Sally Saleh, “Project Coordinator in the Qatari Red Crescent”; and Eng. Abdullah Al-Madhoun; They were received by the Deputy Director-General of Emaar, Imad Esleem, and the Administrative Assistant, Heba Al-Amour.

 

Esleem welcomed the visiting delegation, stressing the depth of the relationship between Emaar and the Qatar Red Crescent. He thanked them for their pioneering role in serving the local community, especially in health.

 

Esleem said that this visit is to follow up on the latest developments in the project “Audio detection and early intervention for hearing impairment in newborns in the Gaza Strip,” which is implemented by Emaar in the southern Gaza Strip governorates with the generous funding from the Qatari Red Crescent.”

 

The visiting delegation expressed its thanks to Emaar and its Basma Center for Audio and Speech for their keen interest in implementing the project’s activities at the highest efficiency and quality. It positively and significantly reflected in the target group’s benefits from the project’s services.

 

The Technical Advisory Committee of the Education Department holds its first meeting.


The Technical Advisory Committee from the Education Department held its first meeting at the Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation headquarters. The meeting was chaired by the head of the committee, Abeer Al-Masry, in the presence of its members, Samar Al-Madhoun, Dr. Abdel-Rahman Wafi, and Emad Esleem.

 

Al-Masry welcomed the committee’s honorable members and thanked them for their presence and their sublime cooperation in the service of “Emaar.” He noted that the committee has within the scope of its technical advisory responsibilities all educational programs and projects affiliated with Emaar: Basma Special School, Atamakan Center for Special Education, Roya Model School, and Kindergarten.

 

Al-Masry mentioned that “the Emaar administration decided to form this committee to support and formulat general strategies to develop proposals and ideas that will enhance the work in the education department of the Emaar Association.” She also added that “the committee contains experienced and qualified colleagues in the same fields that the association is interested in through its various programs.”

 

The committee members agreed on upgrading the services provided in “Emaar” and its educational programs, activating and improving services in them, and investing in the available human and logistical capacities. In addition, to provide distinguished and qualitative services to the various categories of Palestinian society, especially in the governorates of the southern Gaza Strip.

The Technical Advisory Committee of the Health Rehabilitation Department holds its First Meeting.

The Technical Advisory Committee/Health Rehabilitation Department held its first meeting at the Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation headquarters. The meeting was led by the Chairman of the Committee, Dr. Samir Moussa, in the presence of its members, Eng. Hamed Al-Najjar; Dr. Wael Abu Namous, Dr. Ramadan Hussein, Dr. Abdullah Al-Khatib, Dr. Yasser Abu Loz, and Imad Eslam.

Dr. Samir welcomed the honorable members of the committee and thanked them for their presence and their sublime cooperation in the service of “Emaar.” He Pointed out that the committee has all the health centers affiliated with “Emaar,” including Basma Center for Hearing and Speech, Al-Amal Center for Care and Psychological Consultation, and Gaza within the scope of its technical advisory responsibilities Optical Center.

Dr. Samir also said that the Emaar management took a decision to form this committee to be supportive in drawing up general strategies; developing proposals, and they would enhance work in the health rehabilitation centers of the association; since the committee has members who are experienced and qualified in the same fields in which the association is concerned through its various centers.

The committee members agreed on the necessity of upgrading the services provided in “Emaar” and its centers, activating and improving services in them, and investing the available human and logistical energies. To provide distinguished and qualitative services to the various categories of Palestinian society, especially in the governorates of the southern Gaza Strip.

Gaza Optical Center conducts a medical survey in the field of optics

The Gaza Optical Center of the Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation carried out a medical survey in optics (sight examination) in three schools affiliated with the Education Directorate in Khan Younis.

The optometrist, Dr. Ayat Abu Jazar, said:” This activity comes to detect cases that suffer from low vision and other visual problems; which negatively affects the child’s academic achievement.” Abu Jazar added that the survey targeted 741 male and female students distributed in three public schools: Abdullah Siyam Primary School, Ibn Khaldoun Basic School, and Hatem Al-Tai Preparatory School.

Mr. Majid Al Qidra, Head of the School Health Department in the Directorate of Education in Khan Younis, thanked the Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation for its excellent cooperation in implementing this project, which is reflected positively on the health and preservation of our children. He said that “Emaar is one of the leading institutions concerned with this field through its various health centers and programs.”

Dr. Abu Jazar stressed the importance of early detection of visual problems in children to facilitate the process of intervention and treatment by using the appropriate visual corrector. Or include him in the occupational therapy program, especially if the child suffers from functional laziness in one or both eyes due to low vision, strabismus, or any other diseases that have been present since his childhood and have not been discovered.

Emaar holds its First Communication Meeting: “We Meet with Love.”

The Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation’s administration held its first communication meeting in 2022. The board of directors of Emaar met all the association’s work team.

 

In his speech, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Emaar, Dr. Rami Al-Ghamry, welcomed the attendees and stressed that “Emaar” includes a distinguished work team in the various disciplines and fields in which it operates. Moreover, the board of directors mentioned that it seeks to develop and formulate policies regulating work in the association. The directors also noted that the “Emaar family” is not limited to its board of directors and the work team; it also includes its target groups and relatives.

 

Dr. Al-Ghamry touched on the reality of the current work in Emaar, the future vision that the Emaar administration seeks to reach, and the great challenges it faces under exceptional working conditions in the Gaza Strip. He stressed that the “active employee” is the capital of “Emaar” through which it can achieve these goals with the highest possible efficiency and effectiveness. Dr. Al-Ghamry concluded his speech with recommendations and fruitful directions for the work team.

 

The meeting included an open segment for dialogue and conversation between the Board of Directors and the work team. It contained interventions that reflected the keenness of the attendees to advance and develop work in Emaar and all of its programs.

Emaar Holds Needs Assessment Workshops for Beneficiaries of Basma Private School

Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation held, at its headquarters in Khan Younis, workshops entitled “Determining the needs of the beneficiaries of Basma Private School and measuring their satisfaction with the services provided.” This workshop is within the activities that the association of the community participation of stakeholders in the planning, design, and development of projects, programs, and activities provided by the association to citizens in the southern Gaza Strip Gaza.

The workshops targeted a sample of students with disabilities who benefited from the services of Basma Private School and a discussion with the students’ parents. The Director-General of the Emaar Association, Mr. Anwar Abu Musa, started the workshops by welcoming the students and their families. He indicated that these activities come in the context of Emaar’s interest in the participation of beneficiaries in the design of projects, programs, and activities and measuring their satisfaction with the services provided to improve and develop services to meet their needs problems and priorities.

The association’s project team ran the workshops. Several topics were discussed, most notably the economic, social, psychological, educational conditions of students and their families, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the recent war on the sector in May 2021 on children with disabilities. There was also a discussion about the reality of the services provided in the southern governorate in general and the level of satisfaction with the services offered by Basma School in particular. Finally, the workshop organizers listened to the aspirations and suggestions of the beneficiaries of students with disabilities and their families to design future interventions that consider what they were referring to.

The beneficiaries indicated their great satisfaction with the level of services provided by Basma Private School, especially during the small number of centers and institutions that deliver high-quality services to the southern region of the Gaza Strip. They also expressed their happiness and great desire to attend and participate in the workshops organized by the association within the framework of community participation adopted by the association since its inception.

At the end of the workshops, the organizers thanked the parents for their great confidence in the association’s services provided to their families, stressing the association’s efforts and its centers to meet their needs.