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Soneva Donates Medical Equipment to Noonu and Baa Atoll Hospitals

soneva jani in noonu atoll
Soneva donated $27,000 worth of medical supplies to medical centres in Baa and Noonu atolls today, 10th December 2020.

Soneva donated $27,000 worth of medical supplies to medical centres in Baa and Noonu atolls today, to support local health facilities that have faced extra strain due to the pandemic.

The medical equipment, which Soneva purchased and shipped from abroad, was handed over to local health providers at Baa. Eydhafishi and Noonu Manadhoo, during a small ceremony on Zoom.

Health Minister Ahmed Naseem and Soneva CEO Sonu Shivdasani participated in the ceremony, alongside officials from Health Ministry, Baa Atoll Hospital, Noonu Atoll Hospital as well as local council representatives from Baa and Noono atoll.

We are thankful to Soneva for this generous donation, which would contribute towards our goal of upgrading the health services provided to our communities.

Minister of Health Ahmed Naseem

The equipment includes; medical tools required to kit out baby delivery rooms, dressing rooms, consultation rooms. And also hospital wards in Baa and Noonu atoll’s hospitals and medical centres.

Sonu Shivdasani said “One of our core principles is about supporting local communities where we conduct business. As such, we are really happy to support the hospitals and medical centres in Baa and Noonu atoll.”

In June, Soneva, alongside Velaa resort, paid for a COVID-19 testing lab at Noonu, Maarfaru airport. This provided quick coronavirus tests for tourists and local people alike.

About Soneva

Founded in 1995, the luxury resort operator is synonymous with ‘intelligent luxury’. Soneva stands renowned for crafting rare and authentic experiences for guests while pioneering sustainability across every level of its operations.

Also read: Marie-Hélène de Taillac to be in Residence at Soneva Jani’s So Soneva Boutique

Soneva Fushi was followed by the launch of Soneva Kiri on Thailand’s fourth-largest island, Koh Kood, in 2009. Soneva in Aqua, a 23-metre ultra-luxury yacht concept, set sail in the Maldives for the first time in 2015. And then, Soneva Jani, located in the Maldives’ idyllic Noonu Atoll opened its doors to guests in 2016.

Feature image by Soneva
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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