Manama, Smile Initiative, an initiative of Bahrain Future Society for Youth which provides psychosocial support to children with cancer and their parents in the Kingdom of Bahrain has held a ceremony to celebrate the power of will of 13 children who successfully defeated cancer.
The initiative is being supported by BRAVE Organisation's KHK HEROES Initiative, which is presided by HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee.
The ceremony witnessed the attendance of a large number of Smile initiative members, their parents and volunteers as well as officials from BRAVE Organisation, including COO Valeria Lang and MMA Champion Eldar Eldarov.
The latter delivered a speech during the event, praising the strong determination and patience of the children who overcame the disease, describing them as real champions.
Ms. Lang hailed those children, expressing her pride towards what they have achieved. And she pledged to provide further support to them. Meanwhile, Bahrain Future Society for Youth President Subah Al Zayani expressed his thanks and appreciation to HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa for his initiative to support the children who have been cured from the disease or still fighting to defeat it.
Source: Bahrain News Agency