‘Wusool’ program benefits about 55,000 Saudi women employees

December 16, 2019

Saudi Gazette report

The Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) has claimed that 55,000 Saudi women employees have benefited from the Female Transportation Program (Wusool) till now, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted it as stating on Monday.

The program aims to empower women in the private sector increase the percentage of their participation in the labor market and enhance their job stability.

"Hadaf" has changed and updated its regulations for Female Transportation Program (Wusool) recently. These changes aim to find solutions to reduce the burden of transportation costs for Saudi women working in the private sector.

In addition, the updates aim at improving and developing the environment for commuting by providing a safe service with high quality and safety for working women, in partnership with companies using licensed smart apps to guide private cars being operated as taxis (like Uber and Careem ).

The changes include the conditions for joining the program and the requirement to register in the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI), where the total GOSI subscription period shall be less than 36 months and the monthly salary should be SR8,000 or less.

Updates also include the amount of monthly financial support provided by the fund fixed at 80% of the cost and a maximum of SR800 per month, the cancellation of the previously scheduled monthly financial subscription of SR200, and the extension of the support period up to 12 months.

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