The program supports underprivileged families around the Sultanate, as care givers fail to provide food, clothes and shelter for their loved ones due to age, sickness or low-income. Dar Al Atta`a provides the basic needs for those families from food to shelter. The program supports underprivileged families around theThe program supports underprivileged families around the Sultanate, as care givers fail to provide food, clothes and shelter for their loved ones due to age, sickness or low-income. Dar Al Atta`a provides the basic needs for those families from food to shelter. The program supports underprivileged families around the
Housing is the most important aspect of an individual's life. Without it, people cannot enjoy a dignified and stable life. Since its founding, Dar Al Atta has been keen on improving the housing situations for those in need. This has been through: - Constructing new houses for families. - Rehabilitation and maintenance of old houses.
Providing a residential property for one’s family is a challenge in itself for the people registered in the Family Welfare Program. Many families face bad living arrangement that barely provide a proper and healthy sanctuary. In 2015, Dar Al Atta`a prioritized the maintenance program within «My home, my shelter» program to enhance the living arrangements of the families registered with the Family Welfare Program by expanding the geographical reach for those families to include all the governorates of the sultanate. In 2015, the program has reached an impressive number of 72 renovated houses, thanks to Allah Almighty and the continuous and generous support of the donors to this program.
Dar Al Atta provides essential electrical appliances and furniture as part of its Family Welfare program. We aim to provide families with essential necessities such as air-conditioning in addition to various other appliances.
Nutrition is a basic human need, hence why Dar Al Atta provides monthly food aids to families in need.
At Dar Al Atta we believe that education can make a big change in a person's life. It can provide children with a better future, hence why we pay special attention to students. We do so by providing: - Basic school supplies ranging from uniforms, stationary, electronic devices, and school meals (which can be a great burden on some families) for school children. - Partial grants for students to obtain higher education in various educational institutes in the country. In addition to covering transport and housing fees.
For a consistent 13 years, Dar Al Atta`a has worked closely with families that have difficulty providing annual education essentials for their offspring. The association assures that the students registered in its Student Care Program are provided with two school uniforms each.
Consuming a healthy breakfast boosts the productivity of children in their daily journey of education. Studies have shown that skipping this meal leads to fatigue and lack of concentration in the classroom. In 2015, with the collaboration of social workers within those schools, 2100 students were listed in the daily meals program.
Each academic stage has its significant requirements and necessities. Successfully moving through the educational system, a child’s needs grow along with the financial responsibility put upon his parent’s shoulders. In an attempt to ease that burden, the student care program provides school bags and appropriate stationary. In 2015 the Association supplied 5377 students around 55 schools, in addition to 504 students registered with the association and the students registered with the (educated village) project in Yeti\Boucher,
This program aims to support diploma students /graduate students enlisted in the Family Welfare Program, who intend to seek higher education in local educational institutes. The program covers the cost of transportation to and from the education institute and pays for dormitory fees for the complete educational period. In 2015, 21 students benefited from the program distributed throughout 15 educational institutions..
Early childhood years are the most essential stages in the life of every human being. Its impact extends throughout one’s life. These years constitute the highest pace of a child’s growth, development and ability to intensively learn over the span of a short period of time. The first eight years -and particularly the first three years- have major importance and great impact on children, as the care and attention provided to them at this stage effects them throughout the later stages in life Given the importance of this topic in children›s lives, Dar Al Atta Association has adopted the needs of several schools, in remote areas in particular, where kindergartens are not facilitated within elementary schools. The association sponsored this program since 2010 and has continued working on it ever since.
Our empowerment program aims to create a radical and sustainable change in the lives of our families. We do so by providing families with opportunities to gain the skills required for them to earn a living. In addition to providing business support for families with projects
During this year a diploma graduation ceremony was held for 25 young ladies enrolled in the first class of “Montessori” Children's Early Education Program funded by PDO at a ceremony under the auspices of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al Sarmi Undersecretary of Higher Education dated 3/6/2015.
Following the ceremony, a large number of graduates obtained jobs in kindergartens around the Governorate of Muscat, this holds the best proof of the success of this program, which the association invests great interest in. A second group of 18 young ladies from Al Wafa Center For Special Needs and The Omani Association for disabled children are in process of obtaining their diploma of the same program, specialized in Special Care Department, their training will continue until mid2016-. In order for teachers to apply their diploma theoretical training the association fully equipped a classroom with furniture and teaching tools that fit the Montessori methodology at Al Wafa Center For Special Needs in BidBid
Dar Al Atta’a Association organized (A financial Account Management course) in cooperation the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Omani Women Association in Al Musanaah . It was for a employees who worked on a project called Development of Coastal Women (Masarah) , these women working on coastal products and selling them in local market and to Fenjan Project which works under the Omani Women Association in Al Musanaah. The duration of the course is 1 year started on 29/09/2016 for 10 women at a cost of RO 2,640. This course aimed at developing the accounting skills of the trainees by enabling them to create and record the financial statements for their projects, the basics of maintaining financial records, how to prepare budgets, monitor and record revenues and expenses, the monthly settlement, foundation of presenting and how to draft official accounting report and management report for ongoing projects.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Health a national course has been organized for nurses of health care community in order to keep workers in the field of wound management updated with the latest methods and tools used globally in their field, and provide them the necessary expertise that will help them provide better services for patients, as the course also aimed at reaching to better recommendations to improve this service in medical institutions ... it is worth mentioning that this course was sponsored by PDO through (Baader Initiative)
The program was held in collaboration with the British Council, where 15 women participated, these women work at a project for developing the coastal women of (Masarrah) project. It was conducted once weekly starting from 31/8/2016 to 30/9/2016 . The program addresses the four workshops to different topics such as: Self Indentification, confidence-building, goal setting, enhancing the self image positivity, balance between work and life, raising energy and manage stress and anxiety levels.
Dar Al Atta’a Association recently organized a training course "Etiquette and International Protocol Programs" in cooperation with the Omani Women's Association in Mussanah from 17 to 19 October 2016. 25 employees of Fenjan Hospitality have been nominated for the course at a cost of 1000 RO funded by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). This course was held in Arab Institute for Financial and Administrative Studies and presented by the National Institute of Pioneers. The Course included several subjects: the definition of the Etiquette, values of Etiquette and Protocol, the relationship between etiquette and protocol in the Arab culture, the contrast between etiquette and protocol, guidance in how to be an ambassador for your organization, the first impression (How do you win the first sight), (how to protect your reputation and the reputation of your organization), international courtesies, serving and welcoming. Aisha Al Mushefri was one of the beneficiaries of the course: "The course was more than wonderful ... the advantages from information were significant and the methods of Etiquette and Protocol will play an important role in the progress of our work. I would like to thank Dr. Ahmed Al Toorah for his method in explaning and introducing the Etiquette and Protocol program. Our sincere thanks to the Dar Al Atta’a Association for their support of this initiative, regardless of the short notice and we hope for more in the future. "
During times of crises, disasters and emergencies, the association is always present to provide support and a helping hand to humanity. Based on the Association’s values of synergy, cooperation and mutual aid.
Caters to natural relief such as Gonu, Phet
Drawing from values of the Islamic religion , the association has created this program to help those in need during various religious events including: -Sorrow relief (Fa'k Kurbah) - Zakat - Iftar - Ramadan supplies - Eidiya and Eid clothing - Eid sacrifice and sadaqah
At Dar Al Atta, we believe that every person deserves a second chance. Hence, we created the Burden Relief program, a program that helps individuals imprisoned due to outstanding financial debts have a second chance at stable family life
Allah Almighty said in the Quran “Take of their riches a donation to purify them and to cleanse them thereby; and pray for them; surely your prayer is sereneness (i.e., tranquility) for them; and Allah is Ever-Hearing, Ever-Knowing.” 103, At-Tawba. It’s been an honor to Dar Al Atta`a Association to be able to help transfer Zakah donations to those who are eligible to it. The Association works carefully on the list of eligible people deserving the service, the list is reviewed annually as the families are reassessed for eligibility.
Providing free Iftar meal during Ramadan is one of the main programs of the holy month. The Association has sponsored 13 mosques as the program provided for 1300 meals daily.
The holy month of Ramadan promotes the spirit of giving and forgiving, generous donations are received during this month by a large number of donors (individuals & Corporate). Since its foundation Dar Al Atta`a has delivered Ramadan Ration packages to the underprivileged families in a manner that boosts social tolerance and kindness. In 2015, the Association has distributed a total number of 1720 packages.
In Eid celebration, Muslims wear their best and look their best, to spread the spirit of joy for the less fortunate families during Eid, Dar Al Atta`a works on providing Eid clothes “ Keswah” for entire families through the “ Eid clothes” campaign. 10 rial coupons are handed to each kid registered in the Family Welfare Program to complete their Eid celebration.
The Association organizes the financial donations put towards Eid Al Ad'ha sacrifices and distributes them on the families registered with the Association in the Family Welfare Program. In cooperation with the central slaughter house of Baushar, charitable donations are accepted by the organization during Eid and throughout the year. A total of 310 families have benefited from Eid sacrifice program, reaching an amount of 13,950 Omani Rial. A total of 5000 families benefited from *Sadaqa sacrifices, reaching a total amount of 29,669 Omani Rial. The number of benefiters included the benefiters who received donations in kind by the association.
The Let's Read program was launched to increase reading amongst children due to its importance in shaping and developing a child's mind. In addition to being a tool for acquiring knowledge. - The Let’s Read Avenue's Mall library The library is situated on the mall's top floor, where children can read a variety of books in a fun and inviting environment. The library also conducts various reading activities and events such as storytelling, book readings by children's authors, and the annual reading competition. Used books are sold at the library as well. - The traveling library It is the first of its kind in the Sultanate! The mobile library visits various schools around the country and participates in local events, with the goal of encouraging children to read more.
Maktabati “My Library” is the first mobile library in the Sultanate of Oman. This project aims to encourage children to read and to love reading. The Maktabati bus takes four journeys a week to various schools and public places. Maktabati visited 30 schools during 2015, in 14 wilayats around the Sultanate. A total of 21,824 books were bought by the children during the year.
The 9th session of the writing competition was launched on January 2015 where 480 students participated from 30 different schools from around the Sultanate. Students were invited to submit a maximum of 500 words, in English or Arabic, on the subject of ‘My Home Town’ The entries were judged according to four age groups: 5 to 8 years, 9 to 11 years, 12 to 14 years and 15 to 18 years. 54 Winners were presented with great prizes and the opportunity to see their work in print in a book under the title “My Country” The prize giving held at the Al Qurum Commercial Complex on 23 May, 2015.
We accept all kinds of items at our charity shop, where we either sell them or donate them. All of the proceeds go to our family welfare program.