Cooperation and Country Programming (CCP) Complex



Special Operations Department



Communities Outreach in Non-Member Countries Division

(Towards a Muslim Community of Excellence)



Introduction

In its global development outreach strategy, the IDB Group seeks to uplift the human capital development of Muslim communities living in IDB Non-Member Countries to participate in the development of their countries. To achieve this long-term goal, the IDB Communities Outreach in Non-Member Countries Division was established in 1400H (1980G) with the objective of implementing the SPE`s community development strategy through enhancing the socio-economic conditions of Muslim communities in Non-Member Countries, as well as alleviating the sufferings of Muslim communities afflicted by disasters in both IDB Member & Non-Member Countries. SPE provides assistance to quality education, social and health services. The assistance is provided for the construction/rehabilitation works, purchase of furniture/equipment and purchase of building. Operational expenses do not fall within the scope of the SPE`s assistance and are considered as the responsibility of the beneficiary society.

Since its inception, SPE has established and funded over 1,791 operations in more than 83 countries scattered in (8) geographical regions (India & South Asia, China & East Asia, South East Asia & Oceana, Central & Southern Africa, Western Europe, Eastern Europe & CIC, North America, and Central & Southern America).



Vision

To enable Muslim communities in IDB Non-Member Countries to be effective partners in the development of their countries through human capital development.



Mission

To enhance the socio-economic conditions of Muslim Communities in Non-Member Countries in accordance with the principles of Islamic Law, as well as alleviating the sufferings of communities afflicted by disasters in both IDB Member & Non-Member Countries.