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Healthcare | Thursday 27 July, 2023 2:58 pm |

Keolis MHI and Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs Join Forces to Empower People of Determination

Keolis MHI, the leading transportation company and the operator of Dubai Metro and Tram, and Senses Residential and Day Care Special Needs Centre, a non-profit organization, are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signed this month is strategically designed to foster awareness campaigns for people of determination in Dubai, furthering their inclusion and support within the community.


Senses, the non-profit organization was established in 2004, and is committed to empowering children with special needs by providing educational and therapeutic programs that facilitate their integration into society. The organization also extends its support to families and caregivers while actively promoting awareness of autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other disorders within the community.


In line with their commitment to corporate social responsibility, Keolis MHI and Senses have united their efforts through this partnership agreement to collaborate on several key initiatives such volunteering opportunities and providing training programs, aimed at benefiting the employees taking care of people of determination and promoting a more inclusive society.


Key elements of the partnership include:


  1. Volunteering: Keolis MHI employees will participate in volunteering activities organized by the Senses Centre.
  2. Training & Development: Keolis MHI will offer training programs tailored to the need of the Senses Centre employees.
  3. CSR: Keolis MHI and the Senses Centre will together launch a fundraiser for Autism support, and continue to collaborate through the Keolis MHI ’s CSR activities.



“We are delighted to announce this partnership with Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs" said Wallace Weatherill, Managing Director of Keolis MHI. "By leveraging our resources, expertise, and commitment to social responsibility, we aim to create a positive impact and foster a more inclusive environment for individuals with special needs."”



Amal Abdullateef, HR Director of Keolis MHI: “We're breaking barriers with this initiative to foster a culture of inclusivity, enabling the success of people of determination within Keolis MHI. I am excited for all of us to learn from the Senses Centre professionals, as well as support and train the exceptional staff behind this amazing institution through our certified City & Guilds Training Centre.”


Founder & Director General of Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs, Dr. Nadia Khalil Ibrahim Al Sayegh, expressed her enthusiasm for the partnership, saying, "This collaboration with Keolis MHI is a testament to our shared vision of empowering people of determination and promoting awareness about special needs within the community. Together, we can make a meaningful difference and further enhance the lives of those we serve."






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