Ooredoo supports ‘Jaribha’ crowd funding App

Mijbil Alayoub

Mijbil Alayoub

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of international Ooredoo Group, announced its support to Jaribha crowd funding platform as a media sponsor. Jaribha is a Kuwaiti crowd funding platform that allows project owners to pitch their ideas on the platform.

When users give donations, they receive gifts that range from trinkets to hiking trips. Jaribha is the first such platform in Kuwait, and Ooredoo’s support comes in alignment with its values of caring, connecting and challenging, in addition to being part of the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy which aims to enrich the lives of youth as they compose a big segment of society.

Commenting on this, Ooredoo Kuwait’s Corporate Communications Director Mijbil Alayoub said: “We’re happy to be supporting such a unique initiative that aims to support youth projects around the country. Our aim is to shed light on this unique initiative, which truly propels these project owners and helps them achieve their highest potential – and that is our ultimate goal.”

Projects registered on the Jaribha platform include Spread the Passion, a non-profit organization that aims to print manuals and starter kit for new members to orient them, and ATAHUB, an application that aims to connect volunteers with volunteering opportunities around the country, and GoApp, an entertainment initiative that aims to employ virtual reality in order to provide patients in care centers with a fun experience.

It also includes a Beit al Sadu which aims to preserve the art and heritage of Kuwait through teaching the skills of sadu weaving, and Q8LifeSave which aims to educate people on the importance of CPR skills, and Polio Points which is a student initiative that aims to raise awareness on polio disease. Users can view initiatives and ways to support by visiting www.jaribha.com


This article was published on 03/07/2016