Program launched to help 200 young Saudi men and women marry
ARAB NEWS|Published — Saturday 19 August 2017
The program helps 200 low-income brides and grooms marry by providing financial aid and charity programs to build stable families.
JEDDAH: With the support of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Charitable Society for Marriage and Family Guidance launched a program to help 200 brides and grooms get married.
The charity’s chairman in Jeddah, Ahmed bin Saleh Al-Sultan, said that the program helps 200 low-income brides and grooms marry by providing financial aid and charity programs to build stable families.
Al-Sultan indicated that the foundation provided the 100 young couples with a training program before marriage based on the arts of a stable and happy married life.
The founding member of the foundation, Sheikh Abdul Mohsin Al-Khayal, praised the generous support of the crown prince, and hoped that these couples will have a happy married life.
The age range of the majority of the program’s beneficiaries is 26-30, representing 40 percent; 29 percent are between 20-25; 20 percent between 31-35; and 8 percent between 36-40.
The foundation said that 57 percent of the beneficiaries work in the private sector; 22 percent in the government sector; and 21 percent in entrepreneurial businesses.