His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud’s Philanthropies announced the signing of a collaboration agreement and an exchange of experiences with Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University.
Under the agreement, workshops for craftswomen will be established at the university, which will provide an opportunity for craftswomen to benefit from the experiences associated with this partnership.
it also mentioned in the text of the agreement the possibility of implementing a special diploma for Saudi female craftswomen, in line with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.
The memorandum of understanding was signed at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, yesterday, Monday, September 20.
The signing was attended by HRH Princess Lamia bint Majid; Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, and Dr. Enas Al-Issa; President of Princess Noura Bint Abdul Rahman University.
The agreement includes the establishment of four training and production workshops; Each workshop includes its curriculum, which supports two categories: the beginner category and the more experienced category.
The signing of this agreement is an important event in a series of developments affecting the female craftswomen program of Alwaleed Philanthropies. It highlights the concept of the spirit of empowerment through education.
Alwaleed Philanthropies has supported thousands of projects, spent more than 16.5 billion Saudi Riyals, and implemented thousands of projects in more than 189 countries around the world, led by ten Saudi female employees, bringing the total number of beneficiaries to more than 1 billion people, regardless of gender, race, or religion, for four decades.
The Foundation cooperates with a range of charitable, governmental, and educational institutions to combat poverty, empower women and youth, develop local communities, provide disaster relief, and create cultural understanding through education.