MENA’s Businesses Can Now “Grow Stronger” with Google

SourceAl Bawaba
SectorEconomy
CountryGCC

  Google on Wednesday announced a major programme to support companies in the Middle East and North Africa, which in turn would lead to an accelerated recovery in economies as the world fights back the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.     The Grow Stronger with Google initiative will provide an overall proactive ecosystem that will digitise businesses and help them cope up with the ever-changing dynamics of the market. The region-wide programme is also a wide-ranged endeavour. With it, the US Internet giant aims to help a million people and businesses in the region learn digital skills and grow their organisations by the end of 2021; get 150,000 UAE and Saudi businesses online; distribute $4 million in grants and loans from Google.org; and dole out $9 million in ad grants and credits for businesses ...read more...