Knowledge Oman's donation initiative brings smiles to SQUH’s Cancer Ward

Oman Sunday 31/March/2024 19:35 PM
By: Times News Service
Knowledge Oman's donation initiative brings smiles to SQUH’s Cancer Ward

Muscat: Knowledge Oman has recently embarked on a heartwarming mission to spread joy and hope to patients battling cancer at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.

The initiative under the theme “spreading joy and hope” was organised as an event in a collaborative effort with Techno Plastic Industry (Techno), along with volunteers who dedicated their time to bring comfort and smiles to those facing challenging times. Knowledge Oman Founder, Tariq Hilal Al Barwani, along with a pool of volunteers were present at the centre.

“We believe in the power of compassion and human connection to make a difference in the lives of people. Collaborating this year with the like-minded organisation as Techno has allowed us to even further amplify our contribution and impact by reaching to those in need, particularly in the healthcare industry. Together, we were able to bring moments of joy and comfort to patients undergoing cancer treatment, reminding them that they are not alone in their journey” said Knowledge Oman President, Balqees Al Hassani.

The initiative aimed to uplift spirits and provide a moment of respite for patients undergoing treatment. Knowledge Oman team toured the cancer ward, learning about the care and treatment provided, and expressed their gratitude and admiration for the hospital staff’s dedication and commitment to the children’s well-being.

Furthermore, Knowledge Oman team engaged in various activities that includes interactive games, organizing a magic show, and sharing heartfelt conversations that created an atmosphere of positivity and encouragement within the cancer ward. Over hundreds of gifts were distributed to children, care givers and medical health care staff.

“Partnership with Knowledge Oman exemplifies a shared commitment to community service and making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals facing adversity. By joining forces, we were able to leverage our resources and expertise to create a memorable experience for patients and their families” said Omar Al Bahri, Techno Commercial General Manager
Since 2019, Knowledge Oman has conducted and continues to work on projects solely for the purpose of sharing love, care and support for children, elderly and needy associations Knowledge Oman has visited hospitals such as Sultan Qaboos University Hospital to distribute gifts to children, Al Noor Blind Association to support with setting up the IT infrastructure, Children Library in Muscat and Musanah with supporting on setting up computers and visited so as spent time with the elderly at interior location as the Rustaq house, including the distribution of educational materials to academic institutions such as University of Nizwa, the German University of Technology and the Middle East College of Information Technology. Knowledge Oman also organizes Iftar Siam project for distributing food to the needy families during Ramadhan.

To support the vision of His Majesty for transforming the country into a knowledge society, Knowledge Oman continues to provides workshops, seminars and training in partnership with private and government organisations.