Saturday, March 12, 2011

200,000 unemployed women in Saudi to start micro-enterprises

Queen of Green FZE is empowering 200,000 unemployed women in Saudi Arabia to start their own
Ambassador Hope, advisor to President Obama and the G20 on Foreign Empowerment Policy
has worked with Government Advisors and unemployed women in Saudi to develop a plan
to empower a  generation of unemployed women.
The women will apply online for a Micro-enterprise License and then select from one of 12 micro-enterprises
options.  The 'Business in a Box' will be delivered to their home and includes the technology,
equipment and training.
An international support team of experienced entrepreneurs will be available online to answer questions and
suggest ways to develop their businesses.
HRH King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud and Ambassador Hope have comitted their resources to
empowering 100 million unemployed youth across the Middle East and develop the green economy to
support the poor.
The campaign in Saudi Arabia will launch in April and is called "Look in the mirror - say 'hello to your new boss".
Funding has been allocated from the $36 billion of social benefits approved by King Abdullah.

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