Broadening Horizons28th February 2016
So many of life’s important lessons are learned outside of the classroom, which is why Amar Latif introduced ‘Traveleyes’ to students aged 14 upwards, as part of a ‘CAS’ program (Creativity, Activity, Service). ‘CAS’ is designed to counterbalance academic rigour with experience-based learning.
Promoting Tourism in Oman28th February 2016
Amar was invited to speak at the ‘Celebrating Tourism’ event by ‘GUtech University’, Oman. Amar spoke about the importance of promoting tourism, one of the worlds biggest industries, and the positive affects this would have on a country with such an attractive history and culture.
Fundraising for ‘Sightsavers’28th February 2016
In 2014, ‘Traveleyes’ celebrated its 10th anniversary. For the whole of its tenth year, ‘Traveleyes’ partnered up with ‘Sightsavers’ to tackle preventable sight loss in developing nations. ‘Traveleyes’ raised over £10,000 for ‘Sightsavers’ and restored sight in around 1,340 vision impaired people.
Building Britain’s Future28th February 2016
In recognition of Amar’s determination to turn a tale of loss into one of inspirational success, he was invited to meet The Prime Minister, Mr. Gordon Brown, at 10 Downing Street. The reception was named ‘Building Britain’s Future’. Amongst the 50 or so people invited were those whom The Prime Minister saw as playing a key role in building a better future for Britain.
Award Winning Entrepreneur28th February 2016
Amar has been the recipient of many business awards including the prestigious ‘Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK’. He later went on to win the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by ‘The Institute of Directors’ and ‘The Outstanding Young Person of the World’, by the ‘Chamber of Commerce International’ (JCI).