Badr Al-Badr, CEO of Misk Foundation, said that the non-profit (charitable) sector has a role to play in solving global problems.
Al-Badr added, in an interview with Al-Arabiya, on the sidelines of the activities of the World Economic Forum, Davos, today, Monday, that the Foundation represents the voice of youth during participation in the summit, especially Saudi youth.
He explained that the Saudi and global youth share many concerns, which must be resolved at the global level through dialogue with the leaders participating in Davos.
He pointed out that the Saudi pavilion participating in Davos holds dialogue activities in which about 15 Saudi young men and women participate, and he continued: “We look forward to sharing ideas, dialogue and adopting a message under the title of the generation of change.”
Al-Badr pointed out that the non-profit Mohammed bin Salman Foundation focuses on giving opportunities to Saudi youth and works in 4 different fields, including entrepreneurship, skills, leadership, and non-profit youth institutions.
He revealed that the Foundation succeeded in reaching 600,000 young people in the Kingdom in the past year, and also contributed to opening great opportunities for young people to represent the Kingdom in the world.
Al-Badr explained that the Foundation focuses on rehabilitation more than providing financing, and also focuses on giving opportunities and empowerment to young people, pointing to providing some funding to youth and emerging non-profit institutions.