Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer underlined Wednesday the importance of empowering people with disabilities in society, supporting and providing them with the necessary logistical and moral support. Speaking to KUNA after Al-Sayer’s meeting with a delegation from the Kuwait Sports Club for the Deaf (KSCD), he said that KRCS strongly believes in the necessity of caring for people with special needs, especially the deaf, as well as their volunteer work to help countrywide.
KRCS is about to make a cooperation agreement with KSCD in the fields of volunteering, first aid and training in sign language, he added, indicating that it is a positive step that will benefit the community.
Al-Sayer deeply thanked and appreciated KSCD for its achievements in international sporting forums, raising the nation’s flag high and highlighting Kuwait’s sporting status.
Similar statement expressed, Deputy Chairman of KSCD Khaled Zaman mentioned the great societal role that KRCS plays towards all groups of Kuwaiti society, including the deaf.
Zaman pointed to the importance of cooperation with KRCS in spreading the culture of volunteering, also first aid.
He underlined KSCD’s ability to interact with various community initiatives, especially with regard to the deaf, indicating the importance of their participation in volunteer work with several Kuwaiti institutions.
Another parallel statement to KUNA, Secretary General of KSCD Anwar Al-Harbi confirmed that people with special needs in general, the deaf in particular, are an integral part of society, as they must be cared for and supported through their involvement in volunteer work to serve the nation.
KRCS supports all humanitarian efforts for those in need and impacted without hesitation to provide aid to those with special needs and are deaf, inside and outside the country, Al-Harbi pointed out
Source: Kuwait News Agency