Saudi Arabia: “Ehsan” donations exceeded 800 million riyals
Thursday – 29 Shawwal 1442 AH – 10 June 2021 AD
The “Ehsan” platform has contributed to serving about 2 million beneficiaries so far (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Riyadh: «Middle East Online»
Ehsan stated that the number of beneficiaries of the donation opportunities exceeded more than 1,800,000 beneficiaries, most of whom are Saudis, with 1,777,742 beneficiaries in the social field, 28,419 beneficiaries in the educational field, 19,223 beneficiaries in the health field, and 2,647 beneficiaries in the housing field. .
The large sums of donations received by IhsanRD reflect the platform’s reliability among philanthropists, and confirm the Saudi society’s keenness to promote the values of noble humanitarian work and extend a helping hand to the needy, following the example of the leadership that came at the forefront of donors when the national campaign for charitable work was launched last Ramadan with a generous donation from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz with 20 million riyals, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz with 10 million riyals.
The platform works on investing data and artificial intelligence to maximize the impact and sustainability of development projects and programs, as this comes in line with the directives of the Crown Prince, and an extension of his keenness and interest in supporting charitable work and the non-profit sector and expanding its impact, and adapting modern technologies to facilitate the arrival of charitable contributions from various regions and governorates of the Kingdom, including It ensures the enhancement of its resources and the upgrading of the services provided to achieve the desired effect with high reliability.
It is noteworthy that all services and transactions on the IhsanRD platform run in accordance with high-level governance, and with the follow-up of the supervisory committee represented by the ministries of (Interior, Justice, Finance, Health, Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing, Human Resources and Social Development, and Education), the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority and the Presidency of State Security The selection of cases comes under the supervision of the relevant government agencies, and enjoys direct follow-up by the Sharia Committee chaired by Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars and a member of the Standing Committee for Issuing Fatwas.
The diversity and ease of use of electronic payment methods provided by IhsanRD motivates the donation at any time, in addition, the donor can view the details of the case, including the details of the financial amounts related to it, and the donations go directly to the places and cases most in need, as 99 percent is spent Of the sums of donations inside the Kingdom in charitable and development projects that have a significant and sustainable impact in all regions, and 1 percent or less of these donations is what goes abroad in partnership with the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action.