AGFUND banks proved to be the real core of the microfinance industry in the Arab societies and other developing countries, true and powerful tool for financial inclusion of the poor
The institutional method the Arab Gulf Development Programme (AGFUND) follows in combating poverty is traced back to 1997, when HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz, AGFUND’s President, launched his initiative to establish Banks for the Poor in the least-developed countries, with the aim of integrating…
Arab Open University employs the great popularity of technology to achieve democracy in education, and alleviates the high cost of education in the Arab world and thus eases the financial burden borne by Arab governments in the field of higher education.
AOU is a non-profit organization that commenced operation in 2002. It adopts the open education technique that combines traditional and distance education, by using technology means to streamline information to the student. It has its Head Office in Kuwait…
Projects that are funded, designed and implemented by UN Development Agencies or international and regional NGOs
Second Category PrizeUS$ 300,000
Projects that are funded designed and implemented by national NGOs.
Third Category PrizeUS$ 200,000
Projects that are funded designed and implemented by government ministries and public institutions.
Fourth Category PrizeUS$ 100,000
Projects that areinitiated, funded and/or implemented by individuals.
AGFUND works to implement its mission( to support sustainable human development ) through technical definition of successful experiences , networking, and coordination among the partners, according to areas of interest.
“ The core developmental works of AGFUND involve Poverty Alleviation, Empowerment of Women and Youth, Civil Society Development, and Development of Early Childhood. ”