Maksab:

Maksab is the first smart platform in Omani that supports small home businesses of social security and low-income families. It is a licensed online outlet for the productive families and job seekers to provide them with a sustainable and secure selling point . It targets more than 1,000  users as part of the first five-year plan and aims to increase their engagement in economic development, which is one of the primary goals of Oman Vision 2040 and Sustainable Development 2030.

● Launched in May 2023 and directly supervised by the Ministry of Social Development.
● Generated over 40 delivery captain jobs in Muscat Governorate, with an aim to expand its services in other governorates.
● Targets home business owners, consumers, individuals, institutions, and delivery Service companies.

 

Platform Features:

● User-friendly
● Easy search for categories and products
● Technical support 24/7
● Secure electronic payment
● Digital wallet for every customer

Conditions of Registration:

● The home business owner should be an Omani national
● The merchant should have a valid Home Business License approved by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion
● Cosmetic products should be certified and approved by the Ministry of Health. 
● The merchant should declare the veracity of product information 
● The production process should apply hygiene requirements in storing foods and beverages
● The merchant should commit to labeling fragile products
● The merchant should commit to handing products to delivery captains on time
● The merchant should consistently update products availability on the platform

 

 

Investment/ Subscription Fees:

 

 

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Registration Steps:

1. Request to join the platform
2. Get aligned with product quality control
3. Sign the contract
4. Activate a new user account 
5. Activate a product sale window

 

Apps related:

The platform is connected to three applications, which are:

MAKSAB: Android, Apple

TAJIR MAKSAB: Android, Apple

TAWSEEL MAKSA: Apple

 

Community Participation:

The platform allows users to participate in enrichment through:
● Enhancing the quality of platform businesses through training courses given to business owners
● Participating in electronic polls
● Making suggestions that can take it to the next level