Qatar Charity teaches Gaza orphans horse-riding

 09 May 2017 - 0:51

Qatar Charity teaches Gaza orphans horse-riding
A boy learns horse riding in Gaza.

The Peninsula

Qatar Charity has concluded a training project on horse-riding for 100 Gaza orphans aged between 12 and 15 years.
The orphans received two- month training in cooperation with Tomooh Association. The children attended twenty 90-mintue classes under the direct daily supervision of the implementing association.
QC's project aims at conducting recreational activities for orphans, instilling in them the spirit and values of equestrian as well as encouraging and preparing them to participate in horse-riding sport.
Director of Qatar Charity Office in Gaza, Mohammed Abu Haloub, expressed his contentment over the conclusion of the project that promotes the orphans' leadership skills as well as their physical, psychological and social health. He assured that horse-riding sport helps build boys' personality to serve their country and society.
Quoting Umar ibn Al Khattb, "Teach your children swimming, archery and horse riding", Mohammed Kayali, head of Tomooh association, assured that the project enhances the orphans' confidence, and helps them in a manner consistent with their aspirations and horse-riding hobby.