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About us

A collaborative alliance

Lives and Livelihoods Fund is a joint vision of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and other development cooperation partners aimed at raising the poorest out of poverty in IsDB member countries.

The largest development initiative of its kind in the Middle East

Our mission is to break down the barriers that prevent individuals, organisations, and governments in the lowest income countries from obtaining the resources that empower them to lift themselves out of poverty.

Our approach
global

Leadership

Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman Al Jasser

President of the Islamic Development Bank
Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman Al Jasser is the Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and President of the Islamic Development Bank.

Dr. Hiba Ahmed

Chairman of the LLF Impact Committee
Dr. Hiba Ahmed is the representative of the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development and has been the Chairman of the Impact Committee (LLF Board) since June 2022.

Our decisional Impact Committee

With representation from all partners

Board
Mr. Adel Al Hosani
Mr. Adel Al Hosani
Primary Representative
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development
Mr. Ahmed Al Kalbani
Mr. Ahmed Al Kalbani
Alternate Representative
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development
Mr. Joe Cerrell
Mr. Joe Cerrell
Primary Representative
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Mr. James Carty
Mr. James Carty
Alternate Representative
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Hiba Ahmed
Dr. Hiba Ahmed
Primary Representative
Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development
Mr. Khemais El Gazzah
Mr. Khemais El Gazzah
Alternate Representative
Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development
Mr. Ahmed Al Baiz
Mr. Ahmed Al Baiz
Primary Representative
King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center
Mr. Saad Al Magiat
Mr. Saad Al Magiat
Alternate Representative
King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center
Mr. Ali Bin Abdulla Al-Dabbagh
Mr. Ali Bin Abdulla Al-Dabbagh
Primary Representative
Qatar Fund for Development
Mr. Sultan Al Aseeri
Mr. Sultan Al Aseeri
Alternate Representative
Qatar Fund for Development
Dr. Mansur Muhtar
Dr. Mansur Muhtar
Primary Representative
Islamic Development Bank
Mr. Anasse Aissami
Mr. Anasse Aissami
Alternate Representative
Islamic Development Bank
Our donors

A powerful alliance bringing unique skills and capabilities

Each partner brings their unique capabilities to the fund, creating a powerful alliance with the skills and expertise to drive economic growth and raise living standards of the most vulnerable.

About our donors
Management Unit

Made up by a small but dedicated and versatile team of experienced development professionals, the Management Unit Secretariat is committed to fulfilling the mandate of the Fund.

Dr. Waleed Ahmad J. Addas
Dr. Waleed Ahmad J. Addas
Head of the LLF Management Unit
Mr. Hatem El Bakkali
Mr. Hatem El Bakkali
Lead Project Management Specialist
Dr. Mohammed Umer Mir
Dr. Mohammed Umer Mir
Health Development Advisor
Dr. Bashir A. Jama
Dr. Bashir A. Jama
Agriculture Development Expert
Mr. Shakir Jasat
Mr. Shakir Jasat
Senior Accounting and Reporting Analyst
Mr. Abdulkarem Mahmoud Rizk
Mr. Abdulkarem Mahmoud Rizk
IT Corporate Support Consultant
Ms. Mai Al Marzoogi
Ms. Mai Al Marzoogi
Admin Coordinator

How the collaboration works

We believe the most effective way to lift people out of poverty is to empower countries to do so themselves.

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