Dubai Club for People of Determination launches Summer Activities with 280 events

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The sixth season, sponsored by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), is in fact witnessing the return of the Summer Activities to be held under precautionary measures.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Under the slogan, ‘To the Summit, People of Determination’, the Dubai Club for People of Determination on Monday kicked off its sixth edition of Summer Activities with 250 participants to take part in 280 events over the next two months.

The sixth edition of the Summer Activities will end on August 12.

The sixth season, sponsored by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), is in fact witnessing the return of the Summer Activities to be held under precautionary measures after the programmes were cancelled the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, the activities, aiming to enhance their abilities and fully integrate the People of Determination into society, will also have more than 30 governmental and private institutions involved as partners.

Every day, more than 100 workshops will be held at the Dubai Club for People of Determination. The most prominent activities are sports events, recreational trips, art and handicraft workshops, interactive training programs, photography, acting and music courses, first aid, among others.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director & CEO of Dewa, said: “We are pleased to be the diamond sponsor of the To the Summit, People of Determination summer activity, which is in line with DEWA’s social responsibility and its commitment to invest in the energy of the youth.

“This supports the National Policy to Empower People of Determination, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to create an inclusive society that ensures empowerment and a decent life for people of determination and their families.”

For his part, Thani Juma Berregad, Chairman of the Dubai Club for People of Determination, praised the wise leadership for recommending support to People of Determination and providing all means of upgrading their abilities and talents in all fields.

He also thanked the event sponsors, success partners, and the Diamond Sponsor, Dewa, for their continuous support for the success of its various activities.

Berregad pointed out that the “aim of the Summer Activity is to occupy the time of People of Determination during the summer vacation and to contribute to the community by investing these times in a way that brings them mental and physical benefit and introduces parents to various activities offered by the club and its various competitions, including scientific, sports, cultural, etc. which can develop the skills of People of Determination.”

Majid Al Usaimi, Chairman of the Organising Committee, was confident of providing a fruitful summer to the participants with various activities.

“Investing the energies of the participants in activities and enhancing their capabilities is one of the goals set, especially that the club seeks to develop the skills of people of determination and discover the spirit of creativity and learning, targeting more participants from one course to another.”

He also thanked the sponsors, success partners, and the diamond sponsor Dewa for their efforts in making the Summer Activities in its sixth session a success.

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