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Shaw Academy’s first online learning partnership in Saudi Arabia with SDC App

Having all classes conducted online with the current pandemic, there has been a distinctive rise in e-learning with a flexible educational model in 2020.SDC App is proud to announce its first online learning partnership with Shaw academy in Saudi Arabia.Shaw Academy's mission is to empower individuals with the skills they need and follow any career path they seek.  This special partnership by Shaw Academy allows SDC App subscribers to choose any 4-week course for FREE without entering their credit card details! Courses are offered in Photography, Technology, Finance, Health & Wellness, Marketing, Business and more that can set you on a path to achieve all of your goals.Master new skills and progress in your career through continued learning with Shaw Academy. Gain access to SDC App discounts and offers by subscribing to one of our plansYou can download the app for free on Android or IOS.

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Al Ahli club partners with SDC App

Al Ahli Club is a great establishment since its founding in 1973 till the present day.Loyal fans of the club have been a huge part of Al Ahli’s journey as they have constantly been a key supporter in their achievements.Al Ahli club represents civilization in itself, the members of the club were and are still keeping up with everything that is in the best interest of their club and its devoted fans.Keeping this in consideration and in line with the new orientation to create a new way to communicate with the fans of the club. It is with honour we announce Al Ahli Club’s partnership with SDC App to develop an application for Al Ahli fans to aid them in gaining access to news and information about the club in addition to serving another purpose of providing discounts within the app by over 250 brands within KSA on a special subscription price just for the fans.On December 4, 2019, The launch of the application announced on social media was welcomed with a lot of love and appreciation by the fans. The video views of the announcement reached 150,000 views and more than 25,000 app downloads on its first day.The impact of this cooperation on the Saudi market is imminentThe benefit of this collaboration lies in motivating and help support emerging brands to enter the field of Saudi sports, through the initiative of the application.For example, offering exclusive offers on the occasion of Al-Ahli club's victory, or hosting an audience to watch Al-Ahli's match in a welcoming ambience. The exclusive offers for Al Ahli fans are also announced via the official app: Click on the link here to download the Application

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5 ideas on how to spend ramadan in quarantine

This Ramadan will be very different from all the Ramadan’s we have had.  No buzzing streets expressing the spirit of Ramadan, no buffet gatherings at the restaurant and no in-person festive greeting by our beloved relatives &  guests. But that does not mean that we cannot find meaning with distancing and make it specialIn spite of the circumstance, we must carry forward the traditions of Ramadan and plan it with a fun-filled twist with the intention of reaping the spiritual benefits of the holy monthWe have always started with preparing for Ramadan by deep cleaning our homes to welcome guests and  this Ramadan we will do the same but for our new guest this time - RamadanRewire your psycheRamadan is a month of worship and inculcating good habits to hold on to.Slightly redirecting from the intention of cleaning the house to welcome guests with warmth into our homes, this time we will tidy our homes for ourselves, treating ourselves with the same warmth and generosity we would welcome our guests withThe box full of prayer essentials that we keep out for our guests to use, we can use it for ourselves imagining that you bought yourself something new as a gift. When you give more to yourself, you have more to offer others.If you don't have the prayer box, clean your prayer mat and perfume it, as pleasant aromatic fragrances can do wonders to your well-being and mental healthChoose a different corner than usual and decorate it  to perform your prayer and read the QuranHome DecorationsAnd like every year we decorate our homes to keep the Ramadan vibe alive, we can also involve the children of the house to participate and give a helping hand in setting up the house. It is not necessary to purchased decorations from outside, we can take advantage of creating something with the material we already have with usDownload the Pinterest app or browse their site:https://www.pinterest.comType the following keywords in the search box for best resultsRamadan crafts decorations DIY paperOr similar words to find many ways to decorate Ramadan with simple tools.Choose anything that suits your style and the home decor Event jarPrepare 30 ideas (examples are below) on a piece of paper, fold them and put in the jar, you could also creatively decorate the jarEvery day each family member picks a chit and does as it says on the piece of paperSuch as:Give mom a day-off by preparing suhoor for the whole familyPray witr togetherGive the domestic help a day off and do her tasksPhone call all the relatives from the mom’s sidePhone call all the relatives from the dad's sideRamadan KitchenThe first day of Ramadan is the easiest by including the following eatables on the Iftar tableDatesSoupSambosaButtermilkVimtoFoulAnd What about the rest of the month?We will suggest 5 best cooks on Instagram, that you can take inspiration from to try a delicious recipe that suits your preferences- Chef Adnan Yamanihttps://www.instagram.com/adnan_yamani/- Chef Ammar Barakatihttps://www.instagram.com/chef.aalbarakati/- Nahal Filmbanhttps://www.instagram.com/dipsntrips/- Raneem Judahhttps://www.instagram.com/raneens.table/- Amr Kakihttps://www.instagram.com/amrkaki/If you’d like to go on a detox plan and become a vegetarian for the month. We suggest you follow the inspirational and creative blog of Sukkari life by Raoumhttp://sukkarilife.com/new-blog-3The blog is filled with healthy vegetarian recipes, and you can find a lot of useful information other than recipes for the mind, body and soulSubscribe to her YouTube channel and  watch this video of how she spends her day in Ramadan:https://youtu.be/heMWBapdWcITake a break from cookingIt is not necessary to cook the entire month, If you’d like to take a break from cooking and order iftar from outside, you can use the discounts within SDC App and have the food delivered homeDownload the app and get 7 days free trial upon registeringContact the brand you’d like to order from to inquire if they are functioning during this period and inform them about SDC discount.Follow these steps in order to get your SDC discount:1. Inform the delivery person to let the branch employee know that you are subscribed to SDC App 2- The branch employee will enter your mobile number and make sure that the subscription is validRamadan has always been the most awaited month of the year. Sure, we have never experienced a Ramadan like this before.Let’s make it special in our own way by making the best of what we have, taking care of ourselves and spending quality time with our family members.If you have any suggestion on how to spend Ramadan in Quarantine, share your ideas using this hashtag  #رمضان_بالخير Stay home, stay safe.Ramadan Kareem

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15 Best mothers day ideas for mothers in Jeddah

To that special person in our lives whose hand always gets shaky while taking a picture of us, who can differentiate between coriander and parsley with ease To that angel in our lives who magically finds our lost keys in a fraction of a second This is a day that deserves to be celebrated every single day, Here are some humble ideas to celebrate number 1. Queen in our lives - Our beloved mother   What's a celebration without a cake? With SDC App you can get a discount from the below bakeries in Jeddah   1. Ganache Elegantly decorated cakes with homemade quality since 1996 in Jeddah. It is truly an art in a cake form Ganache has a plethora of flavours to choose from.  If chocolate is your go-to flavour, we recommend their irresistible crunchy cake. Get creative & request to have a sweet message written on the cake https://www.instagram.com/ganache.sa/?hl=en 📍Jeddah, Branches: - Marwa - Basateen -Rawdah   2. Hanahi They bake happiness and surely they do, they have all creative flavours that satisfy your palate. If you’re feeling experimental try  Rose cake with cardamom and pistachio or  choose the Arabic coffee flavoured cake, we feel the moms would love this one https://www.instagram.com/hanahis_bakery/?hl=en 📍Jeddah, Al-Kayal Street, Al-Rawda Neighborhood   3. Helen Baking since 1993, Helens started out baking at home and eventually moved to an elegant and cozy bakery. When you enter Helen’s, be prepared to experience a pleasant whiff of freshly baked cakes, cookies, brownies, pies and so many other delicacies. Their carrot cake is delectable & so is their most famous galaxy cake. Make it special by customizing the cake & having a sweet message written on the cake https://www.instagram.com/helensbakery/?hl=en 📍Jeddah, Branches: Ash-shati Obhur - Next to Batarjee College Mohammedia Al-Rawdah Al Naseem ?Madinah: Sultana ?Riyadh: Al-Orouba Road ?Dammam: Lake Plaza Center   4. Katherines They have a big pizza-sized cookie cake, it is big enough to have sweet wordings written on it to make it more personal You can always customize the cake in any shape or size you want A suggestion would be to customize it to something she loves and is special to her Check Katherines Instagram or Twitter account to take inspiration on the different types of customizations available https://www.instagram.com/katherines_sa/?hl=en 📍Jeddah, Al-Yamamah Street, Al-Salama Neighborhood   And then comes buying flowers for the flower in our life You can choose between the following florists in Jeddah, SDC offers a discount on all of them   Al Jawhara - 15% off https://www.instagram.com/aljawhara_flowers1/ 📍Jeddah, Al-Salama Neighborhood   Flower stairs - 15% off https://www.instagram.com/flowers_stairs/ 📍Jeddah, Rawdah   Wow Flowers - 15% off https://www.instagram.com/wow.flower.shop/ 📍Jeddah, Al-Kayal Street   Hanaya al-Ward - 15% off https://www.instagram.com/hanayaward/ 📍Jeddah, Al-Marwa neighbourhood   Wardy gaer - 10-15% off https://www.instagram.com/wardy_gaer/?hl=en 📍Jeddah, Arbaen street  Al-Marwa neighbourhood Al rabwa Al samer - Quraysh StreetAl bawadi   You can celebrate this day either at home by decorating the place for her or treating her with self-care day by choosing any of our beauty & spa service providers and booking a session on their app Alo salon- 10% off https://www.instagram.com/alosaloon/ 📍Jeddah ?Mecca ?Taif   Maison Glamour- 12% off https://www.instagram.com/glamour.maison/ 📍Jeddah If you haven't decided where you could take her, download our application to choose from a whole list of restaurant options. Here are our picks: Kanz Obhur- 10% off What better way to celebrate than to enjoy delicious cuisine with a modern taste surrounded by an enchanting sea view during sunset https://www.instagram.com/kanzobhur/ 📍Jeddah - Obhur Alrawaq Omawi- 10% off A Damascene-style restaurant serving authentic Levantine cuisine,  visit them for an oriental experience. https://www.instagram.com/r_omawi/ 📍Jeddah - Corniche Twina - 10% off One of the best seafood cuisine in Jeddah serving only the freshest and finest ingredients while maintaining international food standards and distinctive hospitality https://www.instagram.com/twinapark/ 📍Jeddah - Obhur - Hamra -Dahban - Sari street   Do not forget to make this mother's day a meaningful one by writing a heartfelt note to her on a greeting card. There are many things you could do, we chose the essentials. If you can't make up your mind on what to give her, Visit Noon boutique. They have a variety of gifting options and with SDC App you get a 10-15% off ?Jeddah, Assila Hotel, Tahlia Street https://www.instagram.com/noon_giftshop/   Become a subscriber now to get access to all the discounts within our app  

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Valentine’s day on a budget❤️

Valentine’s day is a day that isn’t easily forgotten but when the day is nearing,  we’re all in a frenzy making last-minute plans We understand planning valentines can be a daunting task, luckily you have us to not only help you plan valentines day in Jeddah but also help you get discounts with it The gift part is on you, planning the day to make it special is on us 1. Sending flowersFollow the tradition of sending flowers, with SDC App, you get 15% off on the following floral shops  Aljawhara - 15% off?Jeddah, Al-Salama Neighborhoodhttps://www.instagram.com/aljawhara_flowers1/  Flower stairs - 15% off?Jeddah, Al Rawdahhttps://www.instagram.com/flowers_stairs/   Wow flowers -  15% discount.https://www.instagram.com/wow.flower.shop/ ?Jeddah, Al Kayal Hanaya Alward - 15% offhttps://www.instagram.com/hanayaward/ ?Jeddah, Al Marwa neighbourhoodNo time to pick up flowers? Send it through Mrsool There is another service by them that you could benefit from, Refer point 3 2. Dinner Reserve your table at a restaurant with a beautiful ambienceOur picks are: Brioche- We recommend their french toast, you could include them in your plan for dessert. Get 10% off at Brioche with SDC Apphttps://www.instagram.com/brioche_sa/?Jeddah, Al-Rawda, Al-Kayal Street  El vaquero -If you love steak, this is the best choice for you. Did we mention that you get 20% off with SDC App?https://www.instagram.com/thehotelgalleria/ @thehotelgalleria?Jeddah, Tahlia, Hotel Galleria  Milano- Visit this Café in Galleria hotel on  a discount of 20% with SDC App@thehotelgalleriahttps://www.instagram.com/thehotelgalleria/ ?Jeddah, Tahlia, Hotel Galleria  Amara- This restaurant is by the beach, enjoy deliciously made food with a beautiful view on the roof-tophttps://www.instagram.com/amara_jeddah/ ?Jeddah, The Beach, Prince Faisal bin Fahd  AmarA local restaurant yet quiet and peaceful, you will enjoy eating delicious recipes created by Chef Ammar Al-Barkatihttps://www.instagram.com/amar_restaurant/ ?Jeddah, Medina Road, Al-Basateen neighbourhood  Almaha You will find this restaurant in albilad hotel at a 15% off with SDC Apphttps://www.instagram.com/albiladhotel/ ?Jeddah, Ash-Shati District QamreyaIt's a Lebanese restaurant with a magical view covering the entire Jeddah on the roof-top. Get 15% off on your food with SDC Apphttps://www.instagram.com/qamreya_sa/?Jeddah, Tahlia Street, next to NCB from behind  3. Gift wrappingNeed a place to gift wrap the gift? Go back to point number 1, they help you in gift wrapping as well 4. The cinemaWhat better way than to spend quality time watching a movie together. Choose between two cinemas in Jeddah, Either Redsea mall or Mall of Arabia 5. Ice Cream by the beachVisit the waterfront on Corniche and enjoy an ice cream along with the beautiful view of the beach 6. Gifting OptionsZyrosIt’s a local brand, you have plenty of options to shop from. They’ve got watches, accessories, bags, phone covers & so much more?Jeddah: Redsea Mall, Yasmin Mall, Salam Mall, Heraa MallMecca: Mecca MallMedina: Al-Nour MallDhahran: Dhahran MallOnline-store: www.zyros.com/sa Kunzite - Shop online to buy leather cardholders, phone covers, wallets and more. With SDC App, you get 15% off on your purchasehttps://www.instagram.com/kunzite_leathers/?Online-store : salla.sa/kunzite Gold black - Shop premium accessories from Germany. With SDC App you get a 10% off on the purchase?Online-store: Kunzite.cohttps://www.instagram.com/goldblacksa/   Boutique noon The options are multiple at Boutique noon for gifting, from souvenirs to handbags to abayas, accessories and much much more. You will definitely find something for both men and womenYou get a 10-20% off if you have SDC App?Jeddah, Tahlia, Assila Hotelhttps://www.instagram.com/noon_giftshop/   DLARS - Acronym for Dress like a rock star. This clothing store has amazing pieces with a wide variety for both men and women. You will find a wide variety of athleisure's, sunglasses, caps & sporty casuals to choose fromWith SDC App, you get a 25% off https://www.instagram.com/dlars_fashion/ ?Jeddah, Prince Sultan Street Urban Lot - Stylish streetwear for the uber-cool men and womenGet 10% off with you’re subscribed to SDC Apphttps://www.instagram.com/urbnlot/ ?Jeddah, Al-Salama Neighborhood, Al-Yamamah Street Click here to download SDC App and gain access to exclusive offers and discounts 

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Best burger restaurants in Jeddah

Everyone loves a good juicy burger. The first image that comes to your mind when you’re hungry is a “Burger”When you’re hungry and don’t know what to eat, Guess what you choose? Yes. A burgerImagine a well-done meat patty with melted cheese oozing out. It’s like we can already taste it, right? Meat lovers, we’ve sniffed out the tastiest, cheesiest and the most appetizing  burgers in JeddahAmericano BurgerThis is one of the oldest burger places in Jeddah. Visit them for a reasonably priced & traditional burger experience. Do request for a medium-rare burger while you’re there?Jeddah, Al-Rawda NeighborhoodSection BSection-B needs no introduction. This is one of the most trendy and tastiest burger places in Jeddah.We advise you to add bacon to your burger.Did we mention there are options for vegetarians as well??  King’s Roadhttps://www.instagram.com/sectionb_sa/Kargo KitchenCargo kitchen is considered to be a landmark in Jeddah. It really is that famous and so are their burgers.They prepare the chicken burger with watercress and guacamole. Once you try it, you will not forget it easily. We promise!?Jeddah, Prince Sultan Street, Mohammedia Districthttps://www.instagram.com/kargokitchensa/I’m hungryThis is truly the pride of Jeddah. The local Saudi brand has grown remarkably over the year with 5 branches across Jeddah. It can easily be compared to renowned names like Shake Shack & In and out in terms of qualityTry it and share your experience with us in the comment section below?Jeddah:BreezeAl-SamerAl-HamdaniaSariPrince Fawaz https://www.instagram.com/im_hungry_sa/Khosh burgerIf you’re in a colourful mood or need a change in how your burgers look. Indulge in Khosh burger’s fresh meat, with burgers of multiple colours, you have a lot of options Plus, they have the stretchiest mozzarella cheeseGet the burger on a 15% off with SDC App?Jeddah:- Sari Street - South Obhurhttps://www.instagram.com/khoshburger/BitezIn our opinion, bitez is the perfect choice for a gathering, with their ongoing offers on burgers for a big group, you will love the experience?Jeddah, Prince Sultan Street, Al-Naim Neighborhoodhttps://www.instagram.com/bitezburger/Johnny RocketThis international brand needs no introduction as well. Try it when you’re in Jeddah and get a 20% discount with SDC AppAll vegetarians are covered as well with their veg optionsGet 15% off with SDC App?Jeddah, Palestine Street, Andalus https://www.instagram.com/johnnyrocketsksa/TrendIRL, you possibly can't eat a burger in a haunted house but can we suggest a place with the exact same setting?If you're in Jeddah, visit trend, this is your chance to enjoy a burger in a slightly different ambience than the usual  burger places?Jeddah, Beach Tower in Cornichehttps://www.instagram.com/trend.restaurant/The counterAre you the next top contestant for master chef or simply like to make burgers your own way. Then the counter is the place for you.Customize burger the way you want, choose from the weight of the meat, to the eggs, bacon, vegetables & different kind of cheeseYou decide what goes into your burger?Jeddah, Al-Shati Neighborhood, Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Road https://www.instagram.com/thecountersaudi/Burger TruckDue to its success, this is the first burger truck that progressed into a restaurant in Jeddah.Stopover at burger truck for a change in ambience. Half of the restaurant has regular tables and chairs and the other in swings?Jeddah:- Prince Sultan Road, Nahda District - Obhur Shamaliyah- Al-Fayha, Abdullah Suleiman Street https://www.instagram.com/burger_truck_jeddah/AmarThe food, as well as the ambience at Amar, is done with good taste.Their briquette burger is a must-try by Former Top chef contestant Amar AlbarakatiTheir menu is diverse and is the perfect place if you’d like to explore way beyond burgersGive their briquette roll a try as well.Enjoy their food at a 10% off with SDC App?Jeddah, Medina Road, Al-Basateen neighbourhoodhttps://www.instagram.com/amar_restaurant/Buffalo wingsBuffalo takes the prize in both quality and quantity. Their chicken is well-fried and delectable. If you love all things crispy then you’re going to love their crispy burgerYou can get a 10% off on the burger with SDC App?Jeddah:Prince Sultan Street Sari Street Al-Fayha neighbourhood https://www.instagram.com/buffalojeddah/FireflyAll spicy food lovers, we have a treat for you, you will love their backfire sandwich, you also have the option of adding eggs in the burger.Get the burger on a 15% off with SDC App?Jeddah: Tahlia Street -behind Centre Point Prince Sultan Streethttps://www.instagram.com/fireflyburgersa/Stay tuned for more of our articlesDownload our application here to get discounts on some of the best burger places

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Basamh gifts SDC Discount App to their Employees

SDC is a discount application, a value-added investment to not just your daily, weekly or monthly expenditure, but is now helping corporates join the “save, invest and get prosperous” bandwagon for their employees.Corporates are now cashing in on the incentives and providing access to SDC App for their employees as a way to give back, promote work satisfaction, cultivate the investment and saving mindset towards the workforce. SDC App is on a mission to partner with such emotionally intelligent companies to help improve employees’ financial well-being with savings on their purchases across popular services.One such progressive thinking and emotionally driven company that takes a holistic approach and considers all aspects of employees’ overall development and well-being is Basamh Trading & Industries Group Co. LTD“It was a huge event within our premises on June 9th, 2019, as an Eid gift to our hard-working team, we had a celebratory cake cutting ceremony introducing SDC App to our employees, our goal is to foster unity and family-like environment within our organization”, says Yusef Al-Ghamdi, Facilities Management Manager at Basamh.We held “Spin the wheel” competition, the winners received a cash prize of SAR 50, SAR 100 and 3 giveaway watches by SDC partnered brand - Zyros. The Food and beverages for the event was sponsored by some of SDC partnered brands as well namely Paul, Leaves and Vines, The juice container, Tamraty Al momayza, Ganache, Qenwan, Bolci chocolate, Chocolaitah, Sultan Kestane and Hanahi Basamh internally organize plenty of events focused towards the overall wellbeing of their employees, they had 4 events in November starting with breast cancer awareness, conducting blood pressure and sugar level test, November was also observed as a healthy month, promoting losing weight in a healthy way, where they checked every employee’s BMI and whoever loses the most body fat (not kilograms) wins the competition.Brand partnerships with SDC are experiencing improved loyalty rates from customers and increase repeat visits and more brands are excited to explore adjacent partnerships, as we also offer employee-vested companies such as Basamh the ability to customise the app’s discount offerings for their employees if a brand outside the SDC network is interested in providing offers and discounts to them.This approach allows us to help companies like Basamh achieve their employee satisfaction while saving all the way to the top!If you would like to join our mission in creating a thriving environment for all employees, please fill the form here and we will contact you soon.

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