Time: October 09, 2018
- Through these platforms, the HRDF aims to change the work culture for individuals and the community by promoting and supporting entrepreneurship
JEDDAH: The Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) is providing eight solutions to support entrepreneurship and small- and medium-enterprises (SMEs) through its online portal.
The portal offers several online platforms, including Forsa, Tojjar, Financial Solutions, Bahr, Startup Accelerator, Access to Information, Entrepreneur’s Journey, and Apps.
Through these platforms, the HRDF aims to change the work culture for individuals and the community by promoting and supporting entrepreneurship and SMEs as well as empowering individuals to create new jobs in innovative ways.
Services provided by the online platforms offer an interactive guide for entrepreneurs at all stages of their startup projects (from idea to project launch), several financing solutions that serve viable enterprises, services and applications for managing, developing, and operating SMEs, and data and information that help entrepreneurs and enterprises in making important business decisions.
The services of the program also include a startup accelerator for cultivating business ideas through providing mentorship and support, Tojjar e-commerce platform for home-based businesses, Bahr platform for finding freelancers to tackle any job in a timely manner and efficiently, and Forsa platform that gives beneficiaries access to bidding opportunities in their industry.
These services are part of the HRDF’s 9/10ths program. The HRDF has announced that more than 100,000 participants are now registered with 9/10ths since its launch on Aug. 8, 2016.