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Samsung signs MOU with Kuwaiti Special Needs School to Implement Technologies in Classrooms12/06/13
This partnership marks Samsung Hope for Children program extension to Kuwait
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies has announced its partnership with Al Nibras Ideal School to introduce the Samsung Hope for Children program in Kuwait.
The Samsung Hope for Children program will focus on incorporating the use of Samsung's products and technologies to enhance the educational skills of the Al Nibras's special needs students. As part of the MoU, Al Nibras will be receive a range of Samsung's LED Smart TVs, Notebooks and Tablets to aid the education of its students aged between 4 and 21 years.
Mr. Young Soo Kim, President of Samsung Gulf Electronics: "We believe it is important to give back to the community and with this ethos at the heart of the Samsung Hope for Children program we strive to use our knowledge and innovations to help children with special needs across the region. Our partnership with Al Nibras Ideal School marks the extension of our program to Kuwait and we look forward to helping enrich the daily lives of their students."
Dr. Nora Al Dahery, Founder and General Manager of Al Nibras Ideal School said: "We are honored and thrilled with our partnership with Samsung, which focuses on offering a new way of learning for our students. As of the new semester starts in September, we will be incorporating Samsung's products and technologies into our everyday curriculum. Making learning fun and interactive is our main aim and I have no doubt that these state-of-the-art devices will help us captivate the imagination of our students."
Earlier this year, Samsung decided to extend its Hope for Children program to Kuwait and engaged the local community to identify a special needs school to work with through an online poll. Al Nibras Ideal School won by popular vote with 55 percent and is subsequently now the official partner school of Samsung in Kuwait.
This project will replicate the success of Samsung Hope for Children program in the UAE, which was launched in 2011 with Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs. Results of the program of in the UAE included an increase in pre-requisite learning behaviors such as increased attention and reception to learning amongst the students.
The Samsung Hope for Children program aims to create new possibilities and opportunities to develop children's education and healthcare. For more information on the Samsung Hope for Children Program please visit www.samsung.com/ae/hopeforchildren