Her Highness Sheikha Moza is a Qatari Queen of hearts

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Her Highness Sheikha Moza is a Qatari Queen of hearts

Sheikha Moza Nasser, the chairperson of the Qatar Foundation For Education, Science and Community Development (QF) and Education Above All (EAA), is very much aware that knowledge is an esteemed resource. 

Through her work with the establishment, Moza is endeavoring hard to push for better education and human development for marginalised kids, youth and ladies in developing nations. 

She focuses on that each kid, regardless of nationality, colour or creed, ought to reserve an option to education. 

" Education can change lives and societies. It is particularly significant for human development. When you educate a kid, you empower him (or her) to be self-sufficient, independent and you are expanding their employability. Education is the foundation of everything," says Moza, 60, during a interview in Kuala Lumpur recently. 

 

Moza's dad Nasser Abdullah al-Misnad was educational in imparting the significance of education in the family. 

"We experienced childhood in a family that had faith in the intensity of education. My dad demanded that we get the best education. He would send us to Britain to improve our English. Possibly this is the thing that at first got me into education. Education can build trust in kids' hearts and in societies," says Moza, who holds a degree in sociology from Qatar University. 

SheikhaMoza Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All, met students at two learning centers supported by EAA's Educate A Child program in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Aisha Almusallam

Moza, Chairperson of Education Above All, met students at two learning centres supported by EAA’s Educate A Child program in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Aisha Almusallam

In 2012, she established EAA, which means to bring new life chances and opportunities to the underprivileged in the developing world. There are four projects under EAA – Educate A Child (EAC), Al Fakhoora, Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) and Protecting Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC). 

"At the point when EAA was set up seven years back, I made a promise to ensure 10 million underprivileged kids would approach education. Presently, we have effectively enlisted 10.4 million out-of-younger students, because of liberal associations. Through progressively aggregate efforts, more kids can look forward to a brighter future,”  she says with a radiating smile. 

Moza, the spouse of Sheik Hamad Khalifa Al Thani (Qatar's previous emir), was nearby to visit Dignity Center in Sentul, KL, one of the 131 learning focuses composed by UNHCR as a major aspect of the EAC program. 

SheikhaMoza makes time for play during her visit to a school for underprivileged children in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Aisha Almusallam.

Moza makes time for play during her visit to a school for underprivileged children in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Aisha Almusallam.

Her visit pursues a consent to seek after a key association went for enlisting 450,000 evacuee and inside uprooted kids in 15 nations. The association will make accessible a common commitment of nearly RM417mil (US$100mil) in help of learning for exile and inside dislodged youngsters. 

"With more than four million exile youngsters right now out of school around the world, there is quite a lot more to do. I encourage more accomplices to approach – we as a whole should have our impact to get more youngsters into homerooms – which is the place they have a place," says Moza. 

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