Intisar Foundation

Intisar Foundation, a humanitarian organisation officially registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, has developed and introduced an innovative approach to Peacebuilding in the Arab world based on enabling the psychological recovery and self-empowerment of women traumatised by war and violence through the use of drama therapy.

Intisar Foundation is the first charitable organisation to provide psychological support programmes of drama therapy to Arab women affected by war and violence.

Non-profit organisations


Alnowair is Kuwait and the GCC’s first nonprofit organisation creating positive social behavioral change through educational, workplace and community programs and campaigns.

Recognised by the UN, Alnowair’s work is rooted in research in positive psychology and aims at engaging people in creative, innovative ways to embrace a positive lifestyle.


Bareec is an educational programme developed on the basis of scientific research in the field of positive psychology to establish a positive learning environment in schools.

The Bareec initiative has been approved by the Ministry of Education of Kuwait, becoming a part of its new five-year plan for the development of education. In addition, it has been included in the human development plan of New Kuwait Vision 2035 under the slogan “New Kuwait” by the
Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD).

Social enterprises

HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah’s social enterprise – Intisars, Ebbarra – spearhead a new movement of women’s self-empowerment.


After years of futile search for a piece of jewellery that could truly convey all her love for each of her four discerning daughters, HH Sheikha Intisar created Intisars, a fine jewellery brand whose pieces hold empowering words to remind their wearers of their personal superpowers. Crafted in Valenza, Italy, Intisars was brought to life by the finest of Italian craftsmen using 18 karat gold and ethically sourced diamonds.


Ebbarra, a high-quality silver jewellery collection, is HH Sheikha Intisar’s brand that pays homage to her Arabic heritage.

In the Arab world, it is considered that words hold immense power and can traverse cultures and change the course of history. Handmade in Valenza, Italy, Ebbarra harnesses the power of Arabic poetry to remind its wearers of the power of words to transform their lives.