By Nour El-Hoda Fouad and Salma Yassin
CAIRO, March 27 (SEE)- “Awladna” association for people with disabilities got EGP500,000 as a financial support from Japanese-Egyptian Friendship Association.
The protocol that has recently been signed between the two sides in El Hanager Theatre at Cairo Opera House also implied providing special educational and technical programs to disabled people.
Furthermore, both institutions agreed upon preparing special cartoons, social awareness programs as well as organizing yearly artistic events for “Awladna” in Japanese embassy which will be held in Japan later.
A celebration for this occasion was held on Hanager Theatre and disabled kids performed wonderful artistic shows and sang both Arabic and Japanese songs.
During the events, “Awladna” displayed a presentation of its efforts over 3 years since it was established.
The show presenter was Dr. Hussein Al-Zanati, an educational expert in “Egypt Can” foundation.
The celebration attended by Japanese Cultural Attaché Masaki Nuk and Hadi Oshima, Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, director of the Cultural Development Fund and a representative for Ministry of Culture beside other representatives from Ministry of Immigration and Foreign Affairs of Egyptians abroad.
Tariq Abdelkader Hatem, chairperson of board of directors of the Japanese Friendship Association was also among attendees.
On her part, Suheir Abdel Qader, President of “Our Children” association thanked Dr. Nabila Makram, minister of immigration, for being a focal point between the two institutions.
It is worth mentioning that “Our children” is an NGO that organize international events for the sake of disabled Egyptian people in and outside Egypt especially in Greece and Cyprus.