RIPPLES OF HAPPINESS
In October 2016, the 2016 spring cycle of the Ripples of Happiness program was concluded with a judging session to screen all projects submitted by the two competing countries; Saudi Arabia and Palestine. The judging panel consisted from representatives from the Coca- Cola foundation, Olayyan Group and INJAZ Al-Arab.
“We All one” team from Saudi was selected as the first place winner and received 10K$ to expand their project that supports Children cancer patients. The 2nd place went to “Goodness Waves to Others” from Palestine which helps children with special needs become more engaged in the society through developing their skills and knowledge, where the 3rd place went “Stay young” project from Palestine that encourages people to play sports by providing easy access to sports equipment.
Coca-Cola and INJAZ Al Arab announced the winners of the 9th edition of the ‘Ripples of Happiness’ Program
Securing first place in the competition and receiving a $10,000 grant from the Coca-Cola Foundation was a highly motivated team from Hebron University in Palestine, selected for their outstanding “Take a Break” project. The project strives to reduce the risk of electronic addiction, especially among youth, with the intention to increase social and family bonding
Coming in second place and receiving a $7,000 grant was another team from Palestine, from the BirZeit University, for their “Eureka” project, which sought to support talent in rural villages and remote areas of the country.
A team from Dar-Al-Hekmah, Saudi Arabia, secured third place for their innovative “Bayenah” Project, which received a $5,000 grant to implement and expand their project. "Bayenah" strives to raises the awareness of consumer rights issues.
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