HH Sheikha Moza Honours Winners of Qatar Foundation’s Akhlaquna Awards
Young people whose projects and actions embody strong morals and values are celebrated during the Akhlaquna Day ceremony
Al-Anood Al-Kubaisi, Lolwa Al-Musafri and Fatima Al-Naimi, were honoured as Cycle 4 winners of the Akhlaquna Award for their initiative Grass Banking, which brings education and agriculture together. The project identifies neglected areas that can be turned into green spaces for future generations to adopt.
In cooperation with Qatar Charity, Green Banking help families in need meet their food requirements. According to one of the awardees, Fatima Al-Naimi, the agricultural environment contributes to an increase in oxygen level in the air and the recycling of plant residues help them make compost. She said they want to create a new brand in the Qatari market for all kinds of fruit and vegetables.
Other shortlisted projects, Akhlaquna Junior winners
Other projects shortlisted for the Akhlaquna Award include the Qatar Medical Students’ Association, which aims to bring together medical and healthcare students across the country to help shape the future of Qatar’s healthcare landscape; and Step One Kids, a YouTube channel that educates Arab children, in an entertaining way, about the right way to live, talk, eat, play, along with a range of other skills.
Grades 1-3 category
- Mohammed Hilal Al Mohannadi (Qatar Academy Al Khor)
- Lolwa Ali Almahmood (Qatar Academy Al Wakra)
- Ali Fahad Al Sulaiti (Tariq Bin Ziad School)
Grades 4-6 category
- Rawdha Nayef Al-Emadi (Al Arqam Academy for Girls)
- Abdulla Hilal Al Mohannadi (Qatar Academy Al Khor)
- Shouq Hamad Al-Adbah (Khadija bint Khuwailid Primary Independent School for Girls)
Grades 7-9 category
- Al Johara Hassan Al Subaey
The award ceremony was attended by Qatar Foundation Vice Chairperson and CEO HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani and Minister of Culture and Sports HE Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali. The winners of the Akhlaquna Award were chosen following a public vote and assessment by a jury.
Built around the core moral values of mercy, honesty, generosity, and tolerance, and reinforcing the interconnectivity between knowledge and morality, the Akhlaquna Award was established by Qatar Foundation in 2017. It recognises members of the Qatar community 15 to 24 years old who display social awareness, compassion and thoughtfulness, and who consequently inspire others and improve others through their actions, ethics, mindsets, and devotion to driving positive social change.
Akhlaquna Junior – which has now completed its second cycle – honours school students aged seven to 14 years old who uphold the morals and values that the Akhlaquna initiative seeks to cultivate while showing young learners throughout Qatar how they can translate these into tangible actions both within their schools and in the wider community.
Visit akhlaquna.qa for updates and more information about the awards.
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