Ooredoo supports Jareed project for Omani women

by | May 19, 2024 | 0 comments

MUSCAT – Ooredoo recently added Jareed project to its growing list of women-dedicated incubators.

Jareed is an innovative project where members of the Omani Women’s Association in the Wilayat of Nakhal make eco-friendly paper from palm tree leaves. The women are all trained by the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Development Authority. 

The launch of the Jareed project was held under the auspices of Maymouna Bint Salim Al Mandhari, the Director-General of Social Development in South Al Batinah, Professor Bushra Bint Yousef Al Kindi, Assistant Director of the Department of Associations and Community Clubs at the Ministry of Social Development, and coach Ayesha Bint Salim Al Shoily, Department Head of CSR at Ooredoo. The SME Development Authority was represented by Maryam Bint Khalfan Al Hamrashidi, Head of Craft Industries Department in South Al Batinah Governorate, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority, along with several calligraphers, painters, and Omani Women’s Associations.

An innovative hub for creating various types of natural paper, ‘Jareed’ offers a strong value proposition and aims to become a well-established brand. The workshop presents a good business opportunity for the members of the Omani Women’s Association in the Wilayat of Nakhal as it is unique to the region. The women produce high-quality, distinctive and eco-friendly paper with exclusive specifications and that is ready to enter the market, benefitting many creative individuals, including calligraphers, writers, and painters. 

Ooredoo’s women-dedicated incubators are learning hubs that support women across Oman in developing vocational skills and setting up businesses in information technology, beauty, cooking, sewing, and handicrafts.

Share this on:


Submit a Comment