Safer playgrounds drive launched in Amman
Amman, June 26, 2010
Hikmat Road Safety, an initiative which focuses on creating safer school and streets, recently launched its “Safer playgrounds” campaign in Amman.
The campaign includes preparing the interior school yards and spaces, and converting them into five-a-side football playgrounds to be open for all children of the school and neighborhood after the school working hours and during the summer vacation.
Through this initiative, children can set free their energies and practice their hobbies, as well as filling their spare time with activities that enrich their abilities and skills, instead of spending their time in streets, and as a result, being exposed to the danger of road accidents, a statement said.
Hikmat Road Safety has selected 100 schools, 50 of which are inside Amman, and the other 50 schools in other governorates.
This campaign is being executed in cooperation and coordination with the Ministry of Education, Greater Amman Municipality, and the Traffic Department.
There will be goal posts and lined playgrounds provided, and sport outfits, shoes, and footballs distributed to the children, offered by Lothan Youth Achievement Center (LoYAC), the statement added.
“We launched this initiative stemming from our strong belief of the importance of securing safe playgrounds for the children to protect them from road accidents and create opportunities to express themselves and unleash their energies,” said Maher Kadoura, founder of Hikmat Road Safety.
“We, as a corporate citizen in the community, consider maintaining children’s safety in Jordan as a duty of ours, and this principle can be realized only by constructive cooperation and consolidation of efforts in different public and private sectors,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service
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