Posted on July 07, 2014

Mövenpick Tower & Suites Doha accommodated eighty members of Qatari Orphan Foundation (Dhreima) for a grand Iftar buffet in cooperation FOX Advertising at an expressly oriental tent at the hotel, as a part of its continuous effort to give it back to the community and as a part of its social outreach. Mövenpick Tower & Suites Doha is proud of its CSR policies that include working with local organizations to spread awareness on sustainability programs, as well as reach out to charity and aid organizations.

At the Ramadan tent, children enjoyed different Arabic cuisines for Iftar and a variety of salads, Ramadan beverages and exquisite desserts, with special live oriental ‘oud’ melodies to enrich the Iftar ambiance. According to General Manager of the Mövenpick Tower & Suites Doha, Ghada Sadek, accommodation of Dhreima children is just one of the CSR (corporate social responsibility) initiatives at the hotel: “We are delighted our staff gave up their free time to help those less fortunate, the children and young people without parents. As well as corporate CSR initiatives which are fully supported by our employees, they are also engaging on an individual level with the community – something we are pleased to encourage.”

Mövenpick Tower & Suites Doha 2 [].jpgThe foundation serves four categories “ordinary orphans (children who lost father or both parents), orphans of unknown father, orphans of unknown parents and general social orphan-hood. “As a Green Globe Certified hotel, we are frequently participating in many events with the Qatar Green Building Council and have created several events such as, Earth Hour, Tree Planting Day and Beach Clean Up. Inviting Dhreima children is a continuous effort to give back to the community in the spirit of the holy month” said Sara Assad, Marcom Manager at Mövenpick Tower & Suites Doha. 

The hotel’s atmosphere during the Iftar brought joy and happiness to the children’s’ faces, where they enjoyed the face painting, the clowns and the games which were organized by the hotel. At the closing of the evening, the hotel handed out small toys, books as giveaways to children whose ages ranged from 6 years to 18 years. A special thanks to Regency Fleets for providing transportation for Dhreima’s members and children to the hotel on the day of the event.