News / 20 Jul 2020Third “We Play Together” Park Opens its Doors to Children
Al Khereji Square in Al Firdous, Dammam has been opened under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Monday 20/07/2020.
The Square is the third installment in the “We Play Together” initiative, one of Al Muhaidib Social Foundation’s initiatives in partnership with Al Khereji Group and the Eastern Province Amana.
Al Khereji Square is the first of its kind, containing a world class water park with games that specialize in the integration of children with disabilities with their peers, enabling them to closely get acquainted and understand the obstacles children with special needs face every day. This third installment is the largest space among the “We Play Together” initiative, with an area of 8,000 sqm, accommodating more than 150 visitors at once.
The Square is considered to be one of the most fruitful outcomes of the strategic partnership between Al Muhaidib Social Foundation and the Al Khereji Group, through which the two entities provided distinctive community service with the support of the Eastern Province’s Amana. Seeking inclusivity and investing in children, the use of the square will be free for all children.
As the Mayor His Excellency Eng. Fahad Al Jubair stated: “Al Khereji Square is a humanitarian effort to serve our children, regardless of their abilities. We at the Amana are keen on promoting this type of partnership between the governmental and private sector to help and create special parks that contribute to the betterment of our society – which is a main objective of the Quality of Life & Human Cities programs from Vision 2030.”
Executive Director of Al Muhaidib Social Foundation, Mrs. Sara E. Al Muhaidib stated: “Al Muhaidib Social Foundation seeks to lead all fields that serve early childhood development, we believe that creating a generation that understands and accepts differences will facilitate for a better tomorrow.”
Executive Director of Al Khereji Group, Mr. Mohammed Al Khereji expressed his thoughts saying: “We are happy to partner up with Al Muhaidib Social Foundation to help children make happy memories and promote the integration of all children. Making Al Khereji Square a comfortable and endearing space for everyone is a main goal, as we strive to leave a sustainable footprint in our society at Al Khereji Group.”
In attendance of the Opening Ceremony were CEO of Al Muhaidib Group Mr. Essam A.K. Al Muhaidib, Chairman of Al Khereji Investment Mr. Abdulaziz A. Al Khereji, and the Mayor His Excellency Eng. Fahad Al Jubeir.
Al Khereji Square will welcome visitors daily from 10 am to 10 pm, as are the opening hours of all the “We Play Together” integrated parks.
Al Muhaidib Social Foundation resumes its expansion with opening the door to partnerships, not only through financial partnerships, but also through investing all its gained knowledge from launching park after park to create a new partnership with Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital to establish the fourth park in the “We Play Together” initiative.