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FOOD,
HEALTH,
EDUCATION

WELCOME

The annual Al-Sumait Prize honors individuals or institutions who help to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. We are also committed to bringing more transparency and accountability so that the philanthropic efforts of those who want to make a difference can be shown to the world.

Introduced after His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, the Amir of the State of Kuwait presented this novel idea, it is a memento for all those Good Samaritans out there who are working towards the advancement of economic, infrastructural and social development on the African continent.

With more than 100+ people, nonprofits and business communities attending every year, the Al-Sumait are one of the largest celebration of giving.

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A short introduction
to the prize

The Al-Sumait Prize has been introduced based on an initiative proposal by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, the Amir of the State of Kuwait. The prize is to honor individuals or institutions who help to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure on the African continent.The prize is to be awarded annually to individuals or institutions within one of three proposed fields – Food Security, Health and Education – and has a value of $1,000,000 (One million US dollars). The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and the Board of Trustees for the prize will oversee the prize.

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Our Trustees

It is a great honor for us to have these distinguished people as the members of
the Board of Trustees of the Al-Sumait Prize

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