The visit also included Amina Taher, Vice President Corporate Affairs for Etihad Aviation Group, as well as the airline’s Captain Salah Alfarajalla, Senior Vice President Security & National Pilot Development and Ali Al Shamsi, Vice President Global Airports. Dr Khawla Al Saadi, Chairwoman of the Emirates Autism Society, who has partnered with the group on several charity initiatives in the past, also attended in support of the campaign.
As well as much needed school supplies, children were also given activity packs, blankets and clothes. To celebrate the donation, Etihad Airways staff based in Amman organised a fun-filled day for children at the camp, including a magic show, football game and presentation on healthy living, as well as a birthday party and gifts for 75 Syrian refugee children born in September.
This latest initiative is part of a global education campaign of the airline’s Sports and Social Committee. Since its launch in 2012, the campaign has benefited more than 100,000 students around the world to continue their education.