Based on its keenness to promote Dubai’s inspiring model in integrating and empowering people of determination in society, DEWA provided its sponsorship for the establishment of a sports therapy hall in the Human Feelings Center for the care and shelter of people with special needs in Dubai, to provide the best treatment services for children of determination in the areas of motor rehabilitation. functional and mental.
As part of this care, the authority provided the necessary equipment and devices to ensure the provision of an integrated treatment program, compatible with the needs and requirements of people of determination with various disabilities. More than 30 volunteers from the authority’s employees participated in preparing the hall to receive its visitors of people of determination.
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, said: “We are keen to enhance the percentage of society’s happiness about the authority’s support for people of determination, which reached 94% in 2022, by launching and encouraging community initiatives and programs aimed at maximizing the participation of this important group.” In society, and to establish their positive involvement in their surroundings, as part of our commitment to achieving the national policy to empower people of determination, which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, with the aim of creating an inclusive, free society. Among the barriers that guarantee empowerment and a decent life for people of determination and their families, and the “My Community… A Place for Everyone” initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, which aims to transform Dubai entirely into a city friendly to people of determination.
We also attach great importance to making Dubai one of the most active cities in the world, and we adopt a sustainable strategy to support inclusive health in Dubai, and provide all opportunities and tools that allow people of determination to unleash their energies and prove their capabilities, and consolidate their contribution to promoting the development process on an equal basis with others.”
For her part, Dr. Nadia Khalil Al-Sayegh, Director General and Founder of the Human Feelings Center for the Care and Sheltering of People with Special Needs, expressed her great happiness and great gratitude for this fruitful cooperation with one of the most important socially responsible government agencies.
Dr. Al-Sayegh praised the atmosphere of familiarity and love that was evident on the volunteers of the authority’s employees, under the management of His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, which confirms the great and firm interest that the authority gives to people of determination, in line with the vision of the wise leadership to maximize the participation and integration of this important group in society. Dr. Al-Sayegh extended an open invitation to all institutions, bodies and departments for effective and fruitful cooperation with the center in everything that benefits people of determination, their families and their communities in general in all development and empowerment fields.