KidZania Kuwait brings MED-EL Cochlear Implant Community together at an exciting Family Day

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KidZania Kuwait, the exciting kid-sized metropolis, welcomed MED-EL Medical Electronics by recently hosting a fun family day for all its cochlear implant users in Kuwait. The event took place at KidZania where the cochlear implant community along with their families connected in an engaging experiential learning environment full of fun activities for everyone.

The event commenced with a welcome note and  presentation by the MED-EL Middle East management on awareness regarding hearing loss and valuable tips on how to make the most of the users hearing implants.  Following that, there were many enjoyable activities for the kids from face painting to arts and crafts guaranteeing endless entertainment, coiled with an educational element in each activity. The children were also very excited to try out the limited time only space themed attractions as part of the Space Expedition variable program.

Tamer Al Shahat, Managing Director of MED-EL Middle East said: ” We are very happy to host our first ever family fun day in Kuwait and we thank KidZania for helping us get the community together at a fun event. We believe it is essential that we raise awareness about hearing loss in the community as there are still some who are unaware of how well these solutions work. With cochlear implants the patient can immerse themselves in their community and be free to live a normal life. At KidZania, the families were not only entertained, but children were also educated on different life skills and learnt about the practicality of the work environment in a fun way.”

Fernando Medroa, Vice President of Leisure & Entertainment at Alshaya Group said: We at KidZania are very happy to create a positive difference in our local community and support social welfare. This initiative falls under our corporate social responsibility framework giving importance to valuable engagement and supporting community causes. We are very happy to provide a platform for Med-El to host this Family Fun Day for the cochlear implant users and bring the cochlear implant community together at KidZania.”

The families were entertained with astounding shows and performances held by KidZania’s six RightZkeepers: Urbano, Vita, Chika, Beebop, Bekha and Bache who promote the children’s essential rights to know, to care, to share, to create, to be and to play. Children also enjoyed memorable photo opportunities with the RightZkeepers.

KidZania sparks a kid’s inquisitive mind and creativity and helps develop and implement their social, intellectual and professional skills in a fun and diverse work environment.

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