Saudi Arabia-based Refd, a mobile application that provides services for people of determination, has secured investment from OceanX Holding. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.
Refd provides services for people with special needs in Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah and Sharqia cities in the Kingdom, to develop their capabilities and integrate them within various aspects of public life, all within a safe home environment by Saudi specialists.
The platform offers remote follow up and development of academic programmes, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, behaviour adjustment, psychological and virtual support sessions.
OceanX seeks to develop startups in the Kingdom through different support and investment programmes. The recent investment will contribute to facilitating the connection between service providers, including teachers and rehabilitation specialists and users according to residential neighbourhoods, in order to provide education and rehabilitation services through home visits.Refd is a graduate of the education technology incubation programme of Small & Medium Enterprises General Authority (Monsha’at) in 2019.