Today, the Syrian Society for Social Development, in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and the Watan Document Foundation, held a bazaar under the title (With Our Heritage, We Create Hope).
The bazaar, which is held at the headquarters of the Watan Document Foundation in Damascus, includes handicrafts, accessories, embroideries, handicrafts, woolen textiles, and wooden paintings for inmates of the Khalid bin Al-Walid Institute for Juvenile Reform, and the Institute for Social Education for Girls.
The project manager of the Syrian Association for Development, Maria al-Turjuman, explained that the bazaar aims to highlight the capabilities enjoyed by the inmates, and give them an opportunity to be part of the actors in society, noting that the association intervenes in these institutes through several aspects, including educational, recreational activities, psychological and social support, and vocational training. to be productive.
The director of the Khaled Bin Al Waleed Institute, Wael Saleh, explained that the inmates are trained on weekdays in order to fill their free time and enhance their capabilities in the skills they possess, pointing out that the institute includes age groups from 15 to 18 years, and a range of services and vocational training is provided to them. In addition to training in a range of trades such as barbering and carpentry, leading to the implementation of entertainment programs, handicrafts and sports matches.
The director of the Institute of Social Education for Girls, Mona Saud, indicated that girls are selected and distributed into groups according to the tendencies and talents of each girl, pointing out that the institute provides psychological, social and educational care and accommodation services from 12 to 18 years old.
It is noteworthy that the Syrian Association for Social Development was established in 2009, and it works in various governorates and supports small projects.
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