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     Mohammed Barwani Charity Foundation and Ministry of Social Development sign agreement on several social projects

The Mohammed Al Barwani Charity Foundation (MBCF) and the Ministry of Social Development signed an agreement on several social projects to be implemented over the next few months. This agreement signed between Sharifa Al Harthy, Chairperson, Mohammed Al Barwani Charity Foundation and Khalfan Bin Harub Al Jabri, Director General – Planning & Research Development, Ministry of Social Development; provides financial aid to various scholarship programmes that are currently being undertaken by the Ministry. The total value of this aid is worth RO 162,240.

The Mohammed Al Barwani Charity Foundation will offer scholarships worth RO 65,280 to 4 students under the social welfare scheme. The charity foundation will also provide 3 scholarships for disabled students including the foundation course at a cost of RO 48,960. Furthermore, the agreement also includes buying a special bus for the disabled children to be used at one of the Al Wafa Rehabilitation Centres. Additionally, three technical units are being planned at the Al Wafa Rehabilitation Centres in Mudhaibi, Bidiyah and Ibra at a cost of RO 18,000.

Sharifa Al Harthy, Chairperson, Mohammed Al Barwani Charity Foundation, said, “We are extremely happy to partner with the Ministry of Social Development. It is part of our charity foundation’s mandate to provide scholarships to needy students. Through this, we hope to make a small difference in the lives of a few children. We are glad that the ministry has supported us and will fulfill our objectives.”

The Mohammed Al Barwani Charity Foundation has been formed by the shareholders of the MB Group of Companies in 2011. It has been formed with the objective of supporting a number of activities including providing scholarships to needy students, providing support to families under the social care (insurance) scheme, needy patients who require medical treatment locally or abroad, distributing zakat and sadaqa, providing humanitarian aid in cases of emergency and disasters and supporting Omani Women Associations.



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