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MEET VIVIAN PENPILLO
MEET VIVIAN PENPILLO

Filipina Vivian Penpillo, who was left paralysed from the waist down due to a car accident in 2007, joined THE One as a full-time Receptionist in March 2008. When we discovered that the Rumaillah Rehabilitation Centre (THE One Qatar’s supported cause) refused to release her due to the fact that she ...

MEET KUNJAN MEHTA
MEET KUNJAN MEHTA

After reading a newspaper article about one of our challenged employees, Indian national Kunjan Mehta, whowas born with Cerebral Palsy, emailed her CV to our HR Department in the hope of landing a job with THE One. At the time we did not have any suitable vacancies, but impressed with her enthusiasm...

MEET FRANKLIN GALANO CORPUZ
MEET FRANKLIN GALANO CORPUZ

Franklin Galano Corpuz is a Filipino who was born with a hearing and speech impairment. We discovered him through a social networking site when his wife contacted a long-lost friend who happened to be our junior accountant, to help Franklin find a job in Qatar. As fate would have it we were scouting...

MEET BACHAR JMAL
MEET BACHAR JMAL

Tunisian national Bachar Jmal was born with a hearing impairment, but with the help of an aid he has been able to have a successful career and excel in various activities, including playing tennis tournaments both nationally and internationally as well as enjoying salsa dancing with his wife. Having...

MEET AHMED LIAQAT
MEET AHMED LIAQAT

Ahmed Liaqat, a young Pakistani who is hearing and speech impaired, joined THE One Abu Dhabi tribe in May 2011. Our Khalidiya team first met Ahmed in July 2008 when he visited our store as a vocational trainee from the Special Care Centre. Starting with the packing of items at the cash tills during ...

MEET GHANIMA ABDULLA SALEM
MEET GHANIMA ABDULLA SALEM

Iraqi national Ghanima Abdulla Salem was recommended to us by the principal of the Khalifa School. Ghanima was diagnosed with Autism at the age of two-and-a-half. She started working with us on May 1, 2006 and works four hours a day, five days a week in Administration where she helps in taking notes...

MEET YASMEEN FEKRI
MEET YASMEEN FEKRI

Yasmeen Fekri, a lively young Bahraini born with learning difficulties, joined THE One Bahrain team in June 2013 as a part-time Sales Assistant. We first met her through the Rehabilitation Institute of Active Learning (RIA) Centre, which is a voluntary run school for children of all nationalities wi...

MEET SHAIKHA HURAIZ
MEET SHAIKHA HURAIZ

Shaikha Ahmad Ali Mohammed Huraiz, an Emirati with special learning needs, joined THE One Mall of the Emirates team on January 21, 2007. Shaikha, who was recommended to us when we contacted the Ministry of Labour’s Special Needs Centre, loved THE One so much after a week’s trial that she decided to ...

MEET RODY MALLARI
MEET RODY MALLARI

Rody Mallari, ayoung Filipino born with Leg Length Discrepancy, joined our Dubai Local Distribution Centre team on 3 December 2013 as a fulltime Warehouse Assistant. As a child, Rody suffered from severe back pain due to his condition, but a spinal operation at the age of 9 alleviated this pain and ...

MEET AHMED ISSA
MEET AHMED ISSA

Ahmed Mohammed Issa, a wheelchair-bound Sudanese ex-football player, first joined THE One Qatar in December 2007 as a full-time Cashier at our Landmark Mall Theatre. He was part of the family until May 2014, when he left in order to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Sin...