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Selecting the projects qualified for Orange Social Venture Prize

1 Feb 2023

In continuation of the fourth local edition of Orange Social Venture Prize (OSVP), the jury reviewed the projects qualified to participate in the final stage out of eight projects, according to specific criteria, foremost of which is their impact on the society, after conducting the last project evaluation sessions via Zoom, in line with the preventive measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.Three winning projects will be selected soon, the first winner will receive JD 5,000, the second JD 3,000, and the third JD 1,000, in addition to an opportunity to participate in the 10th international version of the prize, where the first will receive  € 25, the second €15,000, and the third €10,000.


Orange Jordan affirmed on the importance of OSVP in its local and international versions, as it is one of the initiatives that Orange is keen to implement annually, stemming from its role in honoring entrepreneurial projects that harness modern technologies in line with the needs of local communities to bring positive change across several areas, most notably health, agriculture, education, energy, trade and industry, with the aim of developing the leadership sector in the Kingdom.


Stemming from its corporate social responsibility and based on the concept of entrepreneurship for development, adopted by the group, Orange Jordan is committed to support several initiatives to develop the youth in entrepreneurship. Orange Jordan's most prominent initiative, BIG by Orange startup accelerator program offers support in various fields such as technical, media, mentorship, and professional expertise required for the success of projects and networking opportunities, in addition to competitions that encourage innovation, excellence, and participation in socio-economic development.


The jury consists of influential personalities in the fields of leadership and community work, CEO of Injaz, Deema Bibi, CEO at Information and Communications Technology Association- Jordan (int@j), Eng. Nidal Bitar, CEO of Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF), Valentina Kassisieh, CEO of Jordan Education for Employment, Ghadeer Khuffash, Country Manager at PACES Charity organization, Mohammad Al-Amish, Co-founder of Business Women In The Arab World and Managing Partner of Amam Ventures, Fida Taher. Economic Adviser at the United Nations Development Program, Rasha Manna, in addition to PR, CSR, and Corporate Communication director at Orange Jordan, Eng. Rana Al-Dababneh.

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