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A design thinking and business development training program designed to support unemployed Lebanese and refugee youth by helping them develop innovative, income-generating solutions to problems in their communities.

Urban Gardening with Abeer

"Urban Gardening with Abeer" is a project aimed at reducing pollution levels in Beirut by encouraging residents to grow herbs, plants and flowers on their balconies and rooftops.
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Alternative Fitness

An innovative fitness zone in beirut offering a wide range of competitively priced classes, awareness sessions and other services and sports goods.
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A local store which stocks homemade, healthy food such as pickles, herbs, sauces and other pantry essentials.
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SE Factory is a 14-week intensive coding bootcamp, targeting youth with a computer science background and helping them acquire the necessary practical, technical and soft skills to compete in the Lebanese job market.

Nawaya's Talent Program connects promising youth from low-income backgrounds to resources such as mentors, trainers, classes, funding, internships, and job opportunities. Over the past few years, Nawaya has supported dozens of youth in developing their talents. Here are some of our youth success stories:


Reine’s passion for ballet led her to an opportunity of a lifetime in 2014. Through Nawaya’s connections in the US, she was invited to spend two ...


Moe has been with Nawaya since 2012, and has benefited from a series of workshops and trainings related to graffiti design led by talented artists suc...


Omar’s passion is football, and but various obstacles had prevented him from enrolling in proper training, so he was limited to merely teaching hims...