Afra Al Basti: DFWAC working from now to keep the Number One Award

Women and Children, DFWAC, has began working on its plans to maintain the achievement of obtaining the Number One Award, one of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Awards, and is also seeking new achievements in other fields, according to Afra Al Basti, Director-General of DFWAC.

Her comments came during a ceremony that DFWAC organised at its headquarters in Dubai recently to honour its improvement team for their prominent efforts to win the award, in the presence of Sheikha Al Mansouri, Assistant Director-General for Corporate Support, and all the leaders and staff of DFWAC.

Afra Al Basti said during her speech at the ceremony, “To win the Number One Award is a great honour for all the employees in DFWAC, and we were most proud when we received the award from H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Board, who always inspires us with his creative vision and initiatives to develop ourselves continuously.” She added that the biggest challenge facing the DFWAC team is not just to maintain what has been achieved, but also to seek new achievements in all other areas, which must be planned for diligently and faithfully from now.

She explained that although DFWAC was established only 7 years ago, it has managed to outperform many other entities with longer experience, which means that achieving goals is linked simply to proper planning and hard work with team spirit, a spirit that must be upheld by all the staff of DFWAC.

Al Basti thanked the improvement team for its efforts throughout the whole year of planning and hard work in collaboration with all the staff of the foundation, which culminated very successfully by winning the Number One Award, calling for the team to continue its efforts over the next year and continue to develop all of DFWAC’s services.

Ghanima Al Bahri, Care and Rehabilitation Director and the improvement team leader, said that winning the award came as a result of the efforts of all employees in the foundation who work diligently and faithfully to serve the members of UAE society and are doing their best to develop the level of services provided in all sectors.

Al Bahri also gave a brief about the march of improvement team since the beginning of the progress of the award until the results were announced, thanking Afra Al Basti and all DFWAC’s leaders for their continued support and for providing a stimulating work environment for creativity and excellence, as she thanked all of the employees for their continued cooperation.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, Afra Al Basti honoured all the members of the improvement team of DFWAC which included Ghanima Al Bahri, Maryam bin Theneya, Communications Director, Hamdah bin Lahej, Human Resources Director, Mawahib Youssef, Social Services Manager, Fatima Ahli, Purchasing Executive, Attiyat Salem, Customer Service, and Aisha Al Jasmi, Statistical Researcher, Khuloud Fayez, Case Manager and Hanan Ibrahim, Quality Specialist.