The tradition of the New English School is for our students to give a helping hand where needed. As part of the Personal, Social Development Programme, pupils are made aware of communities less fortunate than themselves, and students participate in several fund raising events during the school year.
Funds raised are allocated to a range of charities, and contributions are also made in support of a range of international appeals for aid which arise during the school year. Students are always consulted and involved in the allocation of funds.
The pupils of NES have been recognised for their fund raising efforts in a range of media and publications, including the Kuwaiti national press, Oasis magazine (WaterAid) , and International School magazine (ECIS).
Students in both the Primary and Secondary departments usually manage to raise a total in excess of KD15,000 during the academic year, by participating in the wide range of fund raising events which take place in the school.
Charities that benefit from our donations are:
During the month of November each year, Movember asks men across the world to grow a moustache with the aim of raising vital funds and awareness for men’s health issues.
MacMillan Cancer Trust
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. Macmillan supports cancer patients by providing practical, emotional and financial support.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Worldwide humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
KACCH (Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospitals)
A Kuwaiti charity run by volunteers to help easy children’s sufferings in Kuwaiti hospitals; they are in the process of building hospices for terminally ill children (Beit Abdullah).
CAN (Cancer Aware Nation)
A Kuwait based organisation that aims to increase the cancer awareness level through public campaigns. It also trains people to support cancer patients.
An international charity that works in 17 countries. Their mission is to overcome poverty by enabling the world’s poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation.
A project to improve the environment of under privileged schools in Palestine, initiated by HM Rania Al Abdullah Queen of Jordan (NES alumni).