Elia Nuqul Foundation and Careem Sign Scholarship Partnership Agreement

Elia Nuqul Foundation and Careem Sign Scholarship Partnership Agreement

Amman, March 2018 – Elia Nuqul Foundation (ENF) signed a strategic partnership with “Careem”, the leading ride hailing app in the region, offering higher educational scholarships for the sons and daughters of Careem Captains selected through ENF’s recruitment systems and procedures. The partnership was announced at the signing ceremony, which took place at Nuqul Group Headquarters on Wednesday 7 March, 2018.

This agreement marks the beginning of the strategic partnership between the two organizations, aiming to expand efforts and including more scholars benefitting from the Elia Nuqul scholarship Fund. Additionally, it gives scholars the chance to participate in ENF’s extracurricular workshops and training programs enhancing scholar’s professional and personal skills helping them entering the workforce with an edge on their peers.

The agreement was signed by ENF Director Ms. Randi Abdin, and Mr. Kareem Zinati Careem Operations Manager, in attendance of Chairman of ENF Mr. Ghassan Nuqul.

On this occasion, Ms. Abdin expressed her delight with this great beginning of the strategic partnership. "In order to create the desired impact on youth and to sustain it, ENF aims to expand its strategic partnerships with institutions across all sectors that align with its vision. This is where our partnership with Careem began, it is an outstanding company that sets an example for young people on how to use technology and innovative ideas to create projects that bring positive changes to our society”.

"We are proud of our partnership with ENF, which demonstrates our commitment to improve the lives of Careem captains and families, along with their social and economic status by expanding their horizons," said Ibrahim Manna, General Manager of Emerging Markets at Careem. “Through this partnership, we at Careem will be able to provide the sons and daughters of our captains with university scholarships, enabling them to complete their academic education and providing them with knowledge and skills necessary to combine that education with practical experience through the extracurricular trainings. This will also allow them to learn about the real needs of the labor market, ultimately improving their chances and ensuring their success in recruitment processes, thus bringing about positive change in their lives on the economic and social levels. "

He added, "at Careem we always strive to keep our captains highly satisfied, as they are the backbone of our operations. This reflects positively on the improvement of our secure and comfortable services, along with our customer satisfaction and their loyalty to our brand, which maintains our leading position in the Kingdom.”