Social Welfare and Community

Fostering a United Community: Bahrain's Path to Social Welfare.

How does the Kingdom of Bahrain weave a tapestry of social harmony and inclusivity? In a mosaic of traditional values and innovative strategies, Bahrain stands as a beacon of social welfare and community well-being. This vibrant kingdom is dedicated to fostering equity across its diverse society, ensuring that every voice is heard, and every individual is supported as per the “United Nations’ “Leave No One Behind Principle.” The Kingdom of Bahrain ensures that online services, content, information, and data are available for all segments of the population. Bahrain Trust Foundation’s goal is to create smart and practical solutions that secure a better life for people living in a long-term crisis and those who do not have access to adequate standards of living. Its vision is to provide individuals in need with a supportive ecosystem and tools to allow them to change their lives for the better.

The Ministry of Social Development is concerned with providing social assistance represented by social security, financial support for people with low incomes, disability pension, compensation for housing fires, and Compensation Subsidies on Meat Service; this is in the context of raising the living standard of the society groups, those who were guaranteed the right to the Constitution (Arabic only) to enable them socially and economically. For more information, visit the Social Assistance services.

Bahrainis strongly support the Zakat and Charity Fund (Arabic Only), Operating under the umbrella of the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Waqf in the Kingdom of Bahrain, responsible for collecting zakat and donations with the aim of utilizing them to support families in need. The fund raises awareness about zakat, explains its provisions, develops the sources and the mechanisms for its collection and disbursement, and aids families who are eligible for it.

The Ministry of Interior has launched a new initiative “Fa’el Khair” for charity. This innovative eService available on the "Islamiyat App" allows users wishing to make financial charitable donations as crowdfunding supports people with financial court cases to be settled through different online payment platforms as part of social responsibility and community support. The initiative aims to bring joy and happiness to Bahraini citizens with unpaid fines and their families.

Equality in Unity for a Balanced Community

Bahrain's approach to social welfare and community support aligns with global best practices, as evidenced by its commitment to ensuring a safe, dignified life for all. Anchored in the principles of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the nation's Constitution (PDF, 1.73MB, 168 pages). Bahrain prioritizes social security, aiming to provide a decent standard of living, housing, employment, and comprehensive social welfare. This commitment is a cornerstone of the Government Plan (Arabic only) and the National Development Strategy 2030, emphasizing inclusivity and the principle of “Leaving No One Behind” in all aspects of government service delivery.


Use the provided eServices immediately, effortlessly, and around the clock Go to eServices Portal.

Government Services Catalogue

Find information about the offered government services across different channels Browse Services Catalogue.

As we navigate through the digital age, Bahrain confirms its commitment to transparency and innovation through the Open Data initiative through Bahrain’s Open Data Portal. This platform is a testament to our dedication to making government data openly available, supporting the principles of accountability and enabling informed decision-making. By providing access to a treasure trove of data, we empower everyone to explore, analyze, and create solutions that drive social and economic progress. The initiative underscores our belief in the power of data to transform lives, foster a culture of knowledge-sharing, and stimulate growth.

We encourage you to leverage this valuable resource, sparking innovation and contributing to the Kingdom’s development. For an enriching journey into the world of Open Data, and to explore the possibilities, visit Bahrain’s Open Data Portal.

Together, let's embrace the opportunity to contribute to Bahrain's digital evolution and ensure that our journey towards national development is a shared endeavor. 

As part of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s unwavering commitment to fostering digital participation, you are invited to explore the available participation topics. Your engagement and contributions are crucial in shaping the digital landscape of the Kingdom of Bahrain, reflecting our collective vision for a future built on the principles of innovation, inclusivity, and progress. Explore more on how you can actively participate in discussions, share your insights, and collaborate on initiatives that are at the heart of our nation's growth.

For a broader exploration of topics and to join the conversation, please visit eParticipation.  

Content Last Updated: 14 Jul, 2024

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