• University Education Support

  • University Education Support

  • Learn Life Skills

  • Youth to Youth

  • Equal opportunities in education

  • Professional Development

  • Entrepreneurship Training and Consultation Services

  • Entrepreneurship Financial Support

  • Business Incubation

  • Reyada Award

  • University Education Support

    Overcome obstacles to your educational success

    • What is this service?
    • Get an opportunity to obtain a college degree and maximize your chance in the job market and contribute to the development in your community.
    • How is it delivered?
    • An interest-free student loan to help in tuition fees’ payment, to be repaid later.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You were born in Qatar or hold a residence permit for a minimum of fifteen years.
    • You hold a Qatari high school diploma with honors.
    • You pass face-to-face interview successfully.
    • Who is this for?
    • Male and female university students, with age ranging from 17 to 25 years old.

    University Education Support

    Overcome obstacles to your educational success

    • What is this service?
    • Get an opportunity to obtain a college degree and maximize your chance in the job market and contribute to the development in your community.
    • How is it delivered?
    • An interest-free student loan to help in tuition fees’ payment, to be repaid later.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You were born in Qatar or hold a residence permit for a minimum of fifteen years.
    • You hold a Qatari high school diploma with honors.
    • You pass face-to-face interview successfully.
    • Who is this for?
    • Male and female university students, with age ranging from 17 to 25 years old.

    Learn Life Skills

    Be Positive in Life

    • What is this service?
    • Learn important life skills such as communication and problem solving skills to build a positive thinking mindset and boost self-esteem and confidence.
    • How is it delivered?
    • Life skills training programs for school teachers and instructors of the youth centers, and summer camps.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You are a teacher in a high school or middle school.
    • You are a guardian or in a position to counsel and guide younger age groups.
    • Who is this for?
    • Male and female youth, with age ranging from 13 to 24 years.
    • How to apply?
    • In coordination with the youth centers.
    • Apply online via Nama Center’s website.

    Youth to Youth

    Be an inspiration to others

    • What is this service?
    • Get qualified to be a part of the promising youth and enhance your personal skills to set an inspiring example that encourages future generations to grow and prosper.
    • How is it delivered?
    • A training camp for youth.
    • Instructional development programs.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You hold an academic degree or higher (for leader).
    • You have a leading personality and show interest in social service.
    • Who is this for?
    • Male and female youth, with age ranging from 17 to 24 years (for trainees).
    • Male and female youth, with age ranging from 25-35 years (for leaders).
    • How to apply?
    • Come in person to Nama Center.
    • Apply online via Nama Center’s website.

    Equal opportunities in education

    Learn and rise up in your community

    • What is this service?
    • Ensure receiving the necessary education at all educational stages in Qatar.
    • How we deliver this service?
    • We contribute to providing the student’s tuition fees.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You were born in Qatar or hold a residence permit for a minimum of five years.
    • You have the desire to learn and progress but face some obstacles in completing your education.
    • You pass face-to-face interview successfully.
    • Who is this for?
    • Male and female students, with age ranging from 5 to 18 years.
    • How to apply?
    • Come in person to Nama Center.
    • Apply online via Nama Center’s website

    Professional Development

    Improve your abilities and develop your community

    • What is this service?
    • Develop your personal skills through learning, training and preparation for entering the job market, and participating effectively in social work.
    • How is it delivered?
    • Internationally recognized professional training curriculums.
    • Training programs.
    • Workshops.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You pass face-to-face interview successfully.
    • Who is this for?
    • Male and female youth, with age ranging from 16 to 35 years.

    Entrepreneurship Training and Consultation Services

    A package of training and consultation services for successful entrepreneurs

    • What is this service?
    • Obtain necessary experience and management skills, and get qualified to carry out successful business projects, through our package of training and consultation services in collaboration with local and international entities, using curriculums recognized by the International Labor Organization (ILO).
    • How is it delivered?
    • Training workshops for entrepreneurs, such as:
    • Generate Your Business Idea.
    • Start Your Business.
    • Improve Your Business.
    • Consultation services.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You pass face-to-face interview successfully.
    • Who is this for?
    • Existing and potential male and female entrepreneurs of small and micro businesses, with age ranging from 18 to 45 years.
    • How to apply?
    • Come in person to Nama Center.
    • Apply online via Nama Center's website.
    • For any queries:
    • Telephone: +974 4036 3070
    • Fax: +974 4036 3001
    • Email: idea@nama.org.qa

    Entrepreneurship Financial Support

    Launch your business without difficulties

    • What is this service?
    • Learn about support services; an essential mechanism to sponsor small and micro businesses for Qatari entrepreneurs looking to establish their new businesses or expand their existing ones.
    • How is it delivered?
    • Various interest free loans, with easy repayment terms, that ensure the stability of your business and prosperity of its financial resources.
    • What are the requirements?
    • You pass face-to- face interview successfully.
    • You pass the training course for planning and execution of business projects successfully.
    • You create a comprehensive administrative and financial project plan.
    • You submit evidence of starting the execution of the project and provide the necessary guarantees.
    • Who is this for?
    • Existing and potential male and female entrepreneurs of small and micro businesses, with age ranging from 18 to 45 years.
    • For any queries:
    • Tel: +974 4036 3011
    • Fax: +974 4036 3001
    • Email: fund@nama.org.qa

    Business Incubation

    Start your business safely

    • What is this service?
    • Learn about our incubation service, which aims at attracting and/or preparing productive micro-businesses, on a three-stage process that spans from one to three years.
    • How is it delivered?
    • Preparation for creating feasibility studies and business plans.
    • Training, consultations and workshops.
    • Promotion through establishing direct and indirect market communication channels with both individual and corporate clients.
    • Motivation and encouragement.
    • Legal facilities.
    • Financial loans.
    • What are the requirements?
    • Preferably you hold high school diploma or higher.
    • You own an existing business under the category of productive micro- business or you own an executable project idea that can add value to the community.
    • Who is this for?
    • Existing and potential male and female entrepreneurs of small and micro businesses, with age ranging from 18 to 45 years.
    • How to apply?
    • Come in person to Nama Center.
    • Apply online via Nama Center’s website.

    Reyada Award

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    • About Reyada
    • “Reyada” Award was launched by the Social Development Center - Nama in 2011.
    • It is a pioneer national competition designed to encourage initiatives and innovation in the field of entrepreneurship, and strengthen the spirit of competition between the Qatari entrepreneurs, as part of Nama strategic goals to achieve the development of small and micro-enterprises.
    • The fifth edition seeks to honor four entrepreneurs and grants them cash and discretionary awards and prizes, two winners for each of the following two categories:
    • Best business plan
    • This award category is designed to reward entrepreneurs who have developed an exceptional and executable business idea that they wish to develop. The first winner will receive the golden trophy with a financial reward of QR150,000. Whereas the second winner will receive the silver trophy with a financial reward of QR75,000.
    • Best startup
    • This award is designed to reward entrepreneurs who have succeeded in their entrepreneurial ventures, with at least 2 years of proven successful records. The first winner will receive the golden trophy with a financial reward of QR150,000. Whereas the second winner will receive the silver trophy with a financial reward of QR75,000.

    Criteria for Applying

    • General Criteria
    • The Applicant must be a Qatari National
    • Applicant must be between 18 and 45 years of age
    • The project must classify within the category of micro and small enterprises. See the Unified National Definition
    • Business Plan Category
    • The applicant must be directly responsible for providing and developing a coherent, and economically feasible business plan.
    • Provide knowledge of business plan preparation
    • Startup Category
    • The applicant has direct responsibility for running and managing the business.
    • The Business must be valid, and registered in the State of Qatar and shall be in conformity with the laws in force in the State.
    • The Business must be at least two years old and not more than 6 years old.
    • Provide audited financial and technical report.
    • General Terms & Conditions
    • The internal committee at Nama will begin the process of shortlisting the applications according to pre-defined eligibility criteria to reach the list of the 14 finalist competitors of the two categories, and will comply with the following terms and conditions
    • Commitment to attend a training session on the presentation skills, and public speaking
    • Participation in the final rehearsal preceding the award ceremony
    • Attend Reyada Award Ceremony on Monday, October 28, 2019 - Morning
    • Important Dates:
    • 7/7/2019Opening the doors for applications
    • 27/9/2019Last day of accepting applications
    • 30/9/2019last day in internal application shortlisting
    • 3/10/2019Announcing the final 14 applicants
    • 7/10/2019training session for presentation in front of judges
    • 28/10/2019Reyada Award ceremony