Boeing Global Engagement
The communities where Boeing operates around the world are among its most important stakeholders. Boeing is an active member of the community in Saudi Arabia, focusing on education, health and human services and supporting a number of nonprofit organizations. For example, the company supports the following:
- King Salman Center for Disability Research – Riyadh: Training school teachers and parents about people with learning disabilities.
- King Abdulaziz Charity for Women – Al Jouf: Delivering special training courses for women from poor or limited-income families and from different parts of the region, and providing work-placement training.
- Al Ihsan Medical Charity – Jazan: Delivering specially arranged regular medical visits by specialists to remote areas in the region without medical facilities.
- Sanad Children’s Cancer Support Association – Riyadh: Providing full medical treatment to non-Saudi resident children with cancer who are not allowed in government hospitals and can’t afford a private hospital.
- Prince Fahad bin Salman Charity Association for Renal Patients Care (Kellana) – Riyadh: Supplying dialysis machines to Kellana to be distributed to hospitals across the kingdom for care of patients with kidney failure.
- Al-Nahda Philanthropic Society for Women – Riyadh: Supporting workforce development programs that help women prepare to enter the job market.
- INJAZ Saudi Arabia – Jeddah: Strategic partnerships agreement sponsoring Saudi schools within the “SAFEER Initiative,” which aims to help students gain the qualifications and capacities to enter the job market after graduation.
- Zahra Breast Cancer Association – Riyadh: Raising awareness and highlighting the importance of early detection of breast cancer to women in Saudi Arabia, providing “train the trainer” sessions for effective methods of early detection of breast cancer and promoting regular visits for breast cancer screening.
- Prince Majid Women Association – Jeddah: Delivering job-market training for low-income people in the 18 to 35 age group.
- ENSAN: Charity Committee for Orphans Care – Riyadh: Identifying and supporting talented and creative orphans through ENSAN’s Human Talent project, an educational program.
- BENAA Charity Association – Eastern Province: Accrediting training centers that teach computer skills in the English language as well as accrediting centers that teach communication skills.
- Charitable Society for Special Needs at Jubail Industrial City (ERADAH) – Jubail: Training special education teachers to increase the number of high-quality teachers working in special education settings across all charitable schools; exposing teachers to the special education setting and enhancing their repertoire of skills and knowledge to teach in contemporary special education settings.
- Onaizah Association for Development and Human Services – Onaizah: An integrated project qualifying and preparing professional special education specialists to become autism program trainers, in accordance with applied behavioral analysis methodology.
- Mawaddah Women Charity for Reduction of Divorce and Its Effects – Riyadh: A program designed to teach divorced women to be financially independent.
- Disabled Children Association – Riyadh: The program prepares an integrated package to assist speech and language specialists in assessing and diagnosing language capabilities.
- Charitable Society for Orphan Care (ENSAN): The sponsorship of gifted and creative individuals project (the human talent) is an educational program that aims to identify talented and creative orphans and provide educational, social, behavioral and psychological care for them.
Boeing has also been an active participant in the Janadriyah festival to celebrate Saudi Arabian culture and showcase Boeing products and services.
Volunteering is one of the ways Boeing employees can help build better communities worldwide. In September 2015, several Boeing Saudi Arabia employees volunteered to visit children battling cancer. The volunteers contributed through Sanad Children’s Cancer Support Association, which facilitated the visits and organized several activities for the volunteers and children.