Al Maktoum Foundation Organizes Scientific Trip for HCT Students

10 June, 2015

10 June, 2015


Under the auspices of Sheikha Hassa bint Hamdan bin Rashid, Al Maktoum Foundation organized a scientific cultural trip for the student of the Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai (HCT) to visit the schools of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum in the Republic of Rwanda in Africa, within the scientific and cultural program and in line with sharing experiences among the students of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Schools and the HCT.


The trip included field visits to the museums of Rwanda and the historic and cultural landmarks for the purpose of applying field practices. This project comes under the sponsorship and support of Al Maktoum Foundation in the framework of the charity and voluntary work of the Emirati students.


In this context, Al Wasel Properties offered sponsorship and support for the technical equipment for High Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Schools in Africa for teaching the students and teachers the technology of iPad with the participation of the HCT students during this visit.




Mirza Al Sayegh, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Al Maktoum Foundation stated that the Foundation has been working with the direct administration of its schools in Africa on educating and training the students to hold responsibility, adopt creativity, and participate in the student clubs in activities, such as distributing the reliefs, and protecting the environment. This visit is part of the program of exchanging experiences that concentrates on developing the skills of the UAE students and enlarge their understanding to participation in the civil community, and how to seek assistance with such experiences in their local communities.


The program also provides the participants with the opportunity to meet their peers and participate in the activities of serving the local community, and training the students of Rwanda on the technology of iPad.



Similarly, Mohammed Obaid bin Ghannam, the Secretary-General of Al Maktoum Foundation lauded the visit of the HCT students to the schools of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum in the Republic of Rwanda.


He said that this visit is deemed a practical application for establishing direct communication channels among those educational institutions and the HCT students, presenting the sublime human image of the Emirate community and supporting the integration. The trip provides the chance to the UAE students to make voluntarily giving and sharing rich experiences between both parties.

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