Media Library:Press Release

ROTA-HBKU student volunteers make a difference in Nepal

Qatar’s pioneering non-profit educational organization, Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), is fostering the spirit of volunteerism in Qatar by partnering with Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) to send 19 student volunteers on a 9-day visit to a ROTA Project in Nepal that supports the role of schools in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).

23 March 2014
ROTA announces ‘Sports for Youth Empowerment’ Theme for March 27th EMPOWER Conference

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) hosted a press conference for the local media to outline exciting plans for the 6th EMPOWER Youth Conference taking place at Qatar Foundation Student Center-Doha, from 27th till 29th of March.

23 March 2014
ROTA and QFA Partner to support communities in Qatar and Asia through football

Within the framework of adopting sports concept to focus on achieving educational goals, Reach Out To Asia, Qatar’s leading non-profit organization and the Qatar Football Association (QFA), the governing body of football in Qatar, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that sets out the commitment of both parties to support the advancement of youth capabilities and furthering long-term development and leadership capacity-building.

11 March 2014
ROTA Wheels ‘n’ Heels Family Fun Day on 7th February

Bringing a spectacular line up of activities and Arab World celebrities, the annual Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) hosts its annual Wheels ‘n’ Heels Family Fun Day at the Museum of Islamic Art Park on Friday 7th February, under the auspices of ROTA Chairperson, Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Now in its seventh year, Wheels ‘n’ Heels has grown to become Qatar’s largest community event in less than a decade and brings hours of fun for people of all ages and communities and encourages participation in a variety of healthy lifestyle activities, while supporting ROTA’s education and humanitarian missions.

29 January 2014
The 20th Annual iEARN Conference concludes with a call to increase use of technology in education

The 20th Annual iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) International Conference and 17th Youth Summit, organized by  Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), successfully concluded on  July 5 at Qatar National Convention Center with participants agreeing to increase relevant usage of technologies in education to reach out, learn and build a better world together.

10 July 2013
ROTA Chairperson visits Cambodia to assess school project

Reach Out To Asia Chairperson Her Excellency Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, recently visited the "Hun Sen - ROTA" school, in Kandal province in the Kingdom of Cambodia, to assess one of the largest and most important educational ROTA projects.  

03 July 2013
QP announced as ROTA 5th Gala Dinner Silver Sponsor

Qatar Petroleum (QP), the company responsible for all phases of the oil and gas industry in Qatar, is once again demonstrating its commitment to corporate social responsibility with its participation as the exclusive Silver Sponsor of the 5th Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) Gala Dinner.

13 June 2013
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani Becomes The First Qatari To Summit Mount Everest

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani,  Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) brand ambassador, returns victorious after becoming the first Qatari to summit the world’s highest mountain-Mount Everest at an altitude of 8,848 m.

23 May 2013
ROTA volunteers reflect on Cambodia experience

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) today celebrated the success of its recent volunteer trip to Cambodia by hosting a Reflection Event for volunteers, parents and school officials involved in the visit.

14 May 2013
ROTA-VCU-Q volunteers depart for Indonesia trip

Qatar’s pioneering not-for-profit educational organization, Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) is fostering the spirit of volunteerism in Qatar by partnering with the Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCU-Q) to send 25 student and faculty volunteers on a 7-day trip to visit a ROTA-funded technical and vocational education project in Indonesia.

13 May 2013