By engaging experts in climate, biology, water sciences, politics, and economics we address critical issues related to global food and water resources and help convert the results to practical and beneficial outcomes.
We aim to change the lives of the least fortunate by providing at-risk communities with quality healthcare programmes and facilities. We are working hard to elevate standards of living and improve the quality of life across our region and beyond.
A diverse range of initiatives creates jobs for men and women, such as interest-free loans for budding small-business entrepreneurs and training programmes that enable them to own and operate trucks and taxis.
A multifaceted programme provides ultra-poor households with practical support and advice to empower them to create livelihoods, boost income, and inspire permanent and positive change.
Community Jameel was formally established in 2003 as a social enterprise organisation, operating a wide range of initiatives that promote and contribute towards positive societal change and economic sustainability.
Working with our international partners, we provide social programmes to address and research solutions for challenges affecting communities around the world, such as hunger, poverty, unemployment, and food and water security. In this way we hope to give everyone the chance to build a better world.
Through our initiatives we aspire to give everybody the chance to help to build a better world, by giving people the power to improve their lives and the lives of those around them.
We do not define people by their problems but by their potential. That’s why we invest in training, job creation, and businesses aimed at helping communities transform themselves. It’s also why we support and showcase art and artists to inspire and nurture people worldwide.
At Bab Rizq Jameel, we support promising young men and women throughout the Arab world to find brighter futures and advance their potential. To date, we have helped to create more than 720,000 jobs in a wide variety of industries across Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, and Turkey.
We launched Art Jameel, our dedicated arts and culture programme, in 2010 to establish a regional platform to nurture the development of creativity and to directly support the arts scene and stimulate the creative industry throughout the Middle East.
A better life for more than 203 million people
Our enthusiasm for alleviating global poverty for all those concerned goes beyond reducing the effects of poverty by creating opportunities for sustainable communities.
Complementing the efforts of J-PAL, the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS), was established at MIT in September 2014. The lab aims to address critical issues surrounding global food and water resources in the 21st century through scientific research, technology innovation, regional case studies, and policy recommendations.
Through Education Jameel, we champion education for people of all ages to empower them to lead better lives and enable them to positively contribute a better world. We create sustainable personal and professional development and promote global awareness of the emerging talent across the Arab world and beyond.
We’re committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Saudi Arabia’s vulnerable citizens. We built and funded the Abdul Latif Jameel Hospital, the first non-profit rehabilitation hospital in Saudi Arabia providing comprehensive rehabilitation and care for adults and children.
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