Media Library: Press Releases

ROTA Donates $1 Million In Humanitarian Aid To Gaza
Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) today pledged US$ 1 million in humanitarian aid to Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, currently reeling under heavy hostility. Over 300 Palestinians have been reported killed after the deadly assault. The donation, to be made available in collaboration with ROTA's local partners in Gaza Strip, is part of ROTA's relief assistance and solidarity with the Palestinian cause. ROTA has also expressed hope that the humanitarian aid would help alleviate the sufferings of the Palestinians.
29 December 2008
ROTA and Save the Children Collaborate to Support Children in Gaza Strip
Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Save the Children Sweden (SCS) - an NGO committed to defending children's rights - in order to create safe learning environments for the children in Gaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territory). ROTA and SCS will collaborate towards the creation of Safe Areas for Emergency Education (SAfEE) in the Gaza Strip, benefiting over 2000 boys and girls (10-14 years old) and 48 teachers. 
11 December 2008
ROTA's achievements in Nepal
A delegation from Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) returned last week from a volunteer trip to Nepal. Forty volunteers from 6 schools of Qatar, together with ROTA staff, visited Nepal to offer educational support to three primary and elementary schools located in mountainous villages.
23 November 2008
Reach out to Asia Partners with Mercy Corps
Qatar-based organization Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Mercy Corps, an international relief and development organization, to build more prosperous and just communities across the Middle East and Asia.
03 November 2008
ROTA and Qatar Foundation "Made a Difference" in Doha
Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) called its volunteers back into action and partnered with the Qatar Foundation - Education City Service Committee to organise a community impact day aimed at Education City students and faculty staff, titled Make a Difference Day: Bringing Education City Together to Serve.
26 October 2008
ROTA and The Jaidah Group: Side by Side against Illiteracy
Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) has announced that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with Doha-based Jaidah Group serving both organizations' common goal to promote education.  
07 September 2008
UNESCO sign cooperation pact to boost educational goals in Asia
Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) today signed a letter of intent with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to strengthen their collaboration around existing education projects across Asia, including the Middle East. The agreement was signed by H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson of Reach Out To Asia and Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO during a special ceremony which was held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Doha.
18 February 2008
ROTA's "Wheels 'n' Heels 2008" charity event a grand success
 "Wheels 'n' Heels 2008", the third community fun day organised on Friday ROTA, was a runaway success. The event received a phenomenal level of support and participation from people of all walks of life in Qatar. The charity event took place on February 1, 2008 in the Sheraton Park on the Doha Cornice and was graced by the presence of H.E. Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al-Thani, H.E. Sheikha Sara Bint Hamad Al Thani and H.E. Sheikha Hind Bint Hamad Al Thani, who also participated by either walking or riding bicycles on 'The Circuit', which covered three kilometres
10 February 2008