Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Drawing Competition Held to mark International Day on Disaster Reduction: On the 14th Of October

A drawing competition was held to mark the International Day on Disaster Reduction on the theme “Safer Community - Hospital, School and House of My Dream” . Children aged 8-15 were invited to describe, through drawings and paintings, how safe hospitals, schools and houses can contribute to the realization of a safer and disaster resilient community.
A total of 45 students participated in this competition from a total of seven (7) schools in Male’. The competition was judged by a team organized by the National Art Gallery.
The Award giving ceremony for the Drawing Competition was held at Thaajudheen School on the 14th of October 2009 at 14:30hrs .
Prizes were awarded to participants by the Deputy Minister of Ministry of Education, Dr. Abdulla Nazeer:-
  • First Prize Winner Aishath Sajiyan Abdul-sattar of Iskandar School Received A Laptop computer and a Certificate of Merit
  • 1st Runner Up Winner Aminath Shadha Islam of Jamaaludheen School Received A Mini-laptop Computer and a Certificate of Merit
  • 2nd Runner Up Winner Aika Ahmed of Jamaaludheen School Received An Art Kit and a Certificate of Merit