www.arabsweden.com is one of the main go-to places for Arabic speakers, living in Sweden, to gain information and advice about life in Sweden so they can thrive. www.arabsweden.com attracts 9 000 to 12 000 visitors every month and their Facebook page has nearly 80 000 likes.
About the entrepreneur
Born in Jordan to Palestinian parents, Raed is a man of many skills and talents. Top among these are his love of technology and commitment to helping people. He decided to combine the two and launched the website www.arabsweden.com. There, he provides information in arabic on all key aspects of life in Sweden, including work, housing, health care, laws and culture. Proof of the relevance of his site is in the numbers: 9 to 12 000 visitors use his site every month and his Facebook group boasts a whopping 75 000 likes. Helping vast numbers of people with a variety of challenges is nothing new to Raed, however. After graduating from psychology in his home country, Raed worked as a social advisor in a school of 800 children, helping them cope with a range of challenges: from physical and mental health issues to financial and learning difficulties. Raed is now taking part in the Care of Business program with his business partner Fouad, acquiring the tools, skills and knowledge to help him continue expanding his reach and impact.