Inviting all innovators to take part in the Tatawwar programme!

Sign up to learn more and submit your water scarcity, health improvement or climate change solutions for a chance to become the next social entrepreneur and Tatawwar ambassador!

Win trips, cash prizes, and a once-in-a-life-time opportunity to showcase your innovative idea at EXPO 2020 in Dubai!

Have an account? Login here

Tatawwar – meaning to develop in Arabic, is an exciting interactive programme brought to you by HSBC in partnership with Potential. Tatawwar aims to inform and educate young people on sustainability challenges based on three United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, enabling young innovators to play a role in addressing the challenges within the following countries; United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Algeria, Egypt and Kuwait.

Tatawwar will respond to the following major challenges facing the MENA region: youth un-employability, good health and well-being, clean water and sanitation, and climate change.

Close the overlay

More Information

The programme aims to build your future skills, from employability to financial capabilities to business and critical thinking as well as entrepreneurial, through online customised courses and supporting workshops.

By going through the programme, get inspired to think about a sustainability challenge that interests you the most, and then develop an innovative business model to address it. This programme will allow you to brainstorm ideas and transform them into effective projects that can help your community.

You will have the opportunity to use these skills and experience acquired throughout the programme to develop an innovative solution for the challenges we face with water, health, and climate change. The shortlisted innovators from each country will be invited to prototyping workshops in key cities across the region. They will then finalise their own business plan and submit their proposed social enterprise idea.

20 finalists will be declared as Tatawwar ambassadors and will be invited to the final event to refine and improve their prototypes as well as discover Muscat - Oman, one of the vibrant cities of the Arabian Gulf.

The top three winners will be awarded with crowdfunding opportunities to raise funds.

This exciting opportunity is open to all high school students (15 - 18 years old).

Students can register to take part in Tatawwar by completing the registration on the homepage. They will have the opportunity to learn and hone their professional, educational and life skills.

So, whoever want to develop their entrepreneurial skills, build their knowledge and work on solving the important issues we face in the MENA region must register to get involved

Tatawwar  
Pre-test Pre-test
Module 1 Overview about the programme
Module 2 SDG overview
Module 3 SDG challenges
Module 4 Understand the problem
Module 5 Come up with ideas for solutions
Module 6 Develop the best idea
Module 7 Evaluate and improve your solution
Module 8 Next steps
Post-test Post-test
  • Water Scarcity

  • Business Model Canvas

  • Creative Thinking

  • CV Writing

  • Financial Literacy

  • Interview Skills

image

Timeline

Tracks

SPace Program
For parents & teachers

Join programme
Volunteers Program
For volunteers

Join programme


Who Is Involved?

Key partners in the project are HSBC and Potential.com

Tatawwar – which means to develop in Arabic – is an exciting interactive programme from HSBC and Potential. The Tatawwar programme aims to inform and educate young people about water sustainability, the role they play in dealing with water challenges in their communities and at the same time, develop their business skills.

HSBC has been a long-time supporter of education projects and developing future skills. In today’s competitive environment, we know that employers are looking for a broad range of capabilities so we are extending our support to help people in the communities we serve – and our own employees – to develop the future skills they need to succeed in a business environment.

We are doing this by concentrating on two key areas:

Employability

Helping people in our communities to develop the skills they need to secure the jobs of tomorrow. Through our HSBC Partnership for Skills programme, we aim to support charitable partnerships that will enable one million people to develop employment-related skills through USD80 million in focused funding by 2020.

Financial capability

Increasing financial literacy and helping people to maximise their investments in education. We support educational initiatives that will help to increase financial capability in our local communities, including funding charitable partnerships that will help one million people through USD35 million in focused funding by 2020.

“Tatawwar has been developed to unleash curiosity and help our young people think “outside the box” by allowing them the freedom to create and innovate while giving back to the community they live in. We hope the skills foster a lifelong desire to continue learning and connect with others in pursuit of a larger purpose. It’s our responsibility and mission to create future generations that are keen and most importantly, able to effectively give back.”

-Sabrin Rahman, Head of Corporate Sustainability, MENAT

Potential has been creating practical learning programs since 2005. By making use of our mature learning framework and platform you can do well for your business and your community.

We have developed what we call Real World Education bringing together our education and technology expertise to provide engaging next-generation business skills to the masses.

This programme approach has been used to develop millions around the world and you too can benefit from it to empower, educate and engage your community - be it your users, staff, partners or prospects.



Become a Partner

2018-19 Programme Highlights

Our journey through the Tatawwar 2018-2019 rollout

Israa Al Manami Elevator Pitch
Sohaila Abdelnasser Elevator Pitches
Essa Khan Elevator Pitches
Samah Abdulla Elevator Pitches
Dana Haitham Elevator Pitches
Mohammed Al-Balushi Elevator Pitches
Mahmoud Sawalha Elevator Pitch
Zoya Naeem Elevator Pitch
Marwa Alsinani Elevator Pitch
Tatawwar Finalists Feedback of the programme - 2018-2019
Tatawwar Wrap up - 2018-2019

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the programme, partnerships, and media coverage, please contact the Tatawwar team at tatawwar@potential.com.