The efforts of over 150 volunteers were crowned with the success of Masarat initiative, winning the Best Volunteer Initiative in Education and Elimination of Ignorance and Illiteracy in the Arab world for the year 2022.
The Arab Voluntary Union announced the names of the winners in the fourth edition of the Prince Mohammed bin Fahd International Foundation Medal for Best Volunteer Work. The competition is organized by the Union in collaboration with the Foundation, under the sponsorship of the Arab League, in partnership with the United Nations Volunteers program, the United Nations Population Fund, the Union for the Mediterranean, and the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait.
Introduction to the Prince Mohammed bin Fahd International Foundation Medal for Best Volunteer Work:
In 2018, the Prince Mohammed bin Fahd International Foundation, in collaboration with the Arab Volunteer Union in the Kingdom of Bahrain, launched an award named “Prince Mohammed bin Fahd International Foundation Medal for Best Volunteer Work” on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day, which falls on December 5th of each year. To enhance the international status of the medal, the participation scope was expanded from the Arab region to the global level in partnership with the United Nations Volunteers program – Egypt, the United Nations Population Fund – Regional Office for Arab States, and the Arab Planning Institute – Kuwait.
The medal is considered one of the most prestigious international awards in the field of volunteer work, aiming to promote and recognize excellence in volunteer activities worldwide.
Services provided by the Masarat Initiative:
Masarat initiative provides several services and programms, including School Education, Student Activities, and Academic Guidance. The initiative is preparing to launch the Vocational Education program. Over the past three years, the initiative has reached 18,000 students, including orphans, displaced individuals, people with disabilities, mothers, and those who have dropped out of education, providing them with services to enable them to reintegrate into the education system and change the course of their lives.