Qatar Charity launched the third round of the ‘Competitors 2’ program in a ceremony held at Al Jazeera Media Cafe in Katara Cultural Village, where the second round’s teams have been honored.
The program aims at providing opportunities to the various community institutions to take part in the competition of doing charitable, humanitarian, developmental and creative works as well as community marketing with new and innovative ways.
Qatar Charity (International Charity Organization) had launched the second season of the program at the end of 2017. In the second round of the season, the competition was held between the teams of Al Ahli Sports Club and Al Wakrah Sports Club and both managed to implement humanitarian projects, with the support of the philanthropists of Qatar, in Indonesia and Kenya to benefit thousands of people.
Honoring the Contending Teams
During the ceremony, the Winer Shield was awarded to the team of Al Ahli Sports Club, who beat the team of Al-Wakrah Sports Club according to criteria relating to the excellence of the creative idea, the strength of the teamwork spirit and the social media engagement.
Certificates of Appreciation have also been presented to the competing team of Al-Wakrah Sports Club, who has successfully funded a project, that involves the construction of a school with 6 classrooms and 25 houses at a cost of QR 1.5 million riyals to benefit 1,250 people.
3rd Round Teams
The launching of the third round marked the beginning of the competition between the teams of Vodafone and Barwa Bank. The first team consists of Salem Bin Lakhn, Ali Al Qahtani, Fahad Al Sayed and Mohammed Al Yafaei. The second team includes Fahed Al-Azba, Osman Al Maraghi, Mohammad Ramadan and Sultan Al Maraghi.
Speaking on the behalf of Qatar Charity during the honorary ceremony, Ahmed Al Ali, Assistant Executive Director of the Executive Management of Media and Communication, said “We are pleased to launch the third round of the "Competitors 2" program, which is a field of giving and doing charity, noting that philanthropy has no boundaries and limits and here it is my pleasure to welcome the new teams from the private sector to participate in the contest of doing good, expressing his pride in having sports heroes in the second round”.
Al-Ali thanked all those who contributed to the success of the last round, including scholars, partners, opinion leaders, social media influencers, media professionals, and sportspersons.
He also praised the roles played by the teams of Al-Ahli Sports Club and Al-Wakrah Sports Club, who made their great efforts in the success of the previous round. He mentioned that this honor does not equate to the great efforts made by those honored at the ceremony.
He expressed his gratitude to Al Quran Al Kareem Radio, the most prominent strategic partner of Qatar Charity and thanked the generous donors and philanthropists for their giving, which brings hope back to those who lost it.
In his speech. Ezzeddin Al-Sada, Assistant Monitor of Al Quran Al Kareem Radio said: praised the role of Qatar Charity (International Humanitarian Organization) in carrying out the humanitarian works across the globe, noting that such program promotes the culture of supporting each others in the society and gives the sense of responsibility towards the community.
On the sidelines of the ceremony, Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al-Thani, Chairman of Al-Ahli Sports Club, expressed his happiness with the club's participation in the competition of doing good, pointing out that it had some effective contributions in humanitarian work and charity for the needy in the past.