Media Library: Press Releases

Reach Out To Asia Signs MOU with AFIF Charity
Reach OutTo Asia (ROTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AFIF Charity to promote cooperation and joint initiatives that aim to engage children and youth in quality education programmes. The MoU establishes a framework for cooperation between ROTA and AFIF with the aim of supporting marginalised communities and crisis-prone countries with low educational indicators. Joint action will include the organisation of educational activities and fundraising events as well as the promotion of knowledge sharing and analytical work among other aspects of mutual cooperation in a bid to improve the quality of education.
12 October 2016
ROTA Volunteers Attend Trainer Training Course Ahead of Adult English Literacy Programme
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) volunteer tutors attended a trainer training course held at Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) on Saturday, ahead of ROTA’s Adult English Literacy (RAEL) programme for low income migrant workers in Qatar.
05 September 2016
Reach Out To Asia Teams Up with CARE International Pakistan to Empower Women Through Education
Reach Out To Asia’s (ROTA) work with CARE International Pakistan is helping children and young women gain better access to quality primary and secondary school education as, while literacy rates among girls in Pakistan are improving, a large gender gap in literacy persists. Indeed, according to the Gender Equality Report on Pakistan, even though there have been substantial improvements in both boys’ and girls’ primary school net enrolment since 2003, the net enrolment of girls at primary level remains low at 67% compared to 81% for boys.
31 August 2016
Registration Opens For Reach Out To Asia's Leadership Training Programme
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), in partnership with ExxonMobil, has opened registration for its annual Leadership Training Programme, Youth Challenge, which aims to develop the leadership, communication and community service skills of young people in Qatar.
17 August 2016
ROTA’s Ramadan 2016 Project Helps Hundreds of Individuals and Families Across Qatar
Reach Out To Asia's (ROTA’s) annual Ramadan Project offers volunteers and members of the local community the opportunity to take part in a series of engaging and rewarding activities designed to contribute to community development in Qatar. This year’s theme, ‘10 Years of Service’, marked a decade of support and commitment to members of the local community in Qatar through activities that connect volunteers with the wider community and the true spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
21 July 2016
ROTA Volunteers Lauded for Community Service During Ramadan
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) recently held an Iftar for the volunteers who participated in the Ramadan ROTA 2016 Project to acknowledge and celebrate their commitment to serving the wider community in Qatar.
05 July 2016
Reach Out To Asia Celebrates Iftar with Residents at Rumailah Hospital
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) volunteers recently visited Rumailah Hospital’s Residential Care Community and shared Iftar with disabled residentsas part of their Ramadan 2016 outreach initiative.
28 June 2016
ROTA Raises QR1.5 Million For Syrian Refugees During 'Ladies Ghabqa'
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) held its annual ‘Ladies Ghabqa’ networking event at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) recently. Held under the patronage of, and attended by, Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson of ROTA, the event raised QR1.5 million for projects supporting Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
28 June 2016
ROTA Uses Technology to Transform Education in Pakistan
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), is transforming the lives of students and teachers living in the remote Swat region of Pakistan through its mobile learning services project.  
14 June 2016
ROTA Community Development Project Positively Impacting Lives Across Qatar
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) is delivering comprehensive house renovations for families living in a number of areas around Qatar through its ‘Reach Into Qatar’ project.
11 June 2016