A Riyadh-based nonprofit organisation Rahmah Animal Welfare Association is spreading compassion for animals in KSA (the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), where pet adoption is a relatively new concept. Saudi nonprofit Rahmah was established amid the pandemic in 2020 has so far rescued over 2,300 animals. More than 130 animals have found their forever homes through Rahmah.
This voluntary nonprofit organisation seeks to spread awareness about animal care, protection, preservation and compassion. Offer rehabilitation and adoption services and veterinary intervention where required. Through community support, coupled with volunteer support Rahmah also provides training to animals before rehoming them.
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Dogs looking for their forever homes
As this nonprofit organisation is spreading compassion for animals in KSA it has a strong motto: “Saving one animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that animal.”
Here’s how you can change the world for Apollo, Arya and Toto who are looking for their forever homes. (Check the Rahmah website and Instagram page for more details).
Recently Rahmah had also organised a walk for dogs, coming as a welcome move and a great way to encourage adoption, promote awareness and compassion for animals.
How you can be part of the change
Change can hardly be achieved in isolation. So, here are some ways in which people in Saudi Arabia and beyond can support Rahmah.
- Almost 26 cats are up for adoption at Rahmah. So, all you cat people of KSA do consider visiting them if you are looking to welcome home a furry companion.
- Animal empaths based in the Kingdom can consider volunteering.
- You can also buy cool, paw-themed t-shirts, face masks and stationery from Rahmah with proceeds going towards supporting animals in need.