The General Directorate of Endowments at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) will give financial support of more than QR400,000 to the Ethiopian Community School in Doha.
The initiative, according to an Awqaf statement yesterday, was implemented in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
The General Directorate of Awqaf director-general Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Thani, while visiting the school, said the aid given from the Waqf Bank was part of the initiatives for scientific and cultural development. He pointed out that education is one of the rights of children.
He added that the First Assalam School was opened in 2019 with the support of Waqf Bank providing basic education to about 400 students.