Bahrain Polytechnic organizes “Give Back Bahrain” to encourage volunteerism


In line with International Volunteer Day, Bahrain Polytechnic is organizing “Give Back Bahrain”, an event aimed to encourage the community to give back, taking place on Wednesday, 4th of December 2019 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Bahrain Hall in the Bahrain Polytechnic Campus located in Isa Town.
Participating in this event is a range of Bahrain-based NGOs and Advocacy Groups who are invested in the areas of health care, community empowerment, education, environment protection, waste management and volunteerism, who will be promoting their initiatives and encouraging volunteerism nationally and internationally.
The participants include, Bahrain Trust Foundation, Conserving Bounties, Injaz Bahrain, Bahrain Divers Volunteer Team, and one%, who will showcase the various causes volunteers could contribute to with their time and effort, through pro bono services or through service-learning projects.
On this occasion, Sh. Faye Al Khalifa, Head of Commercial and Community Initiatives at Bahrain Polytechnic stated: “Through this event, we aim to encourage and support the development of a volunteering culture and social responsibility amongst the youth in the Kingdom of Bahrain”. She continued: “We hope that the attendees would be inspired to join hands and support the various causes out there”.
“Give Back Bahrain” is open for the public and suitable for those aged 16 and above. Registration is now open.
Timing          Activity
5:00 – 5:05    Opening speech delivered by Bahrain Polytechnic CEO
5:05 – 5:20    Injaz Bahrain to showcase their initiatives and to promote volunteerism within their organization
5:20 – 5:35    Bahrain Trust Foundation to showcase the Good Will Trips (Volunteering Abroad)
5:35 – 5:50    Promoting the Beach & Seabed Clean Up Initiatives run by Bahrain Volunteer Diving Team
5:50 – 6:05    Conserving Bounties to advocate on Waste Management
6:05 – 6:20    One% will be promoting the Volunteering Mobile Application
6:20 – 6:30    Question & Answers Session
6:30 – 6:35    Awarding Presenters & Closing Speech

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