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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.

Wa Yabka Al Amal

Wa Yabka Al Amal is a Facebook page which sheds light on elderly refugee stories and life experiences to draw wisdom, hope and lessons from. The contents will be published into a book.
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Tarwi is a water filtering initiative in the Chiah area in Lebanon. The project aims at putting an affordable and advanced water filtering system in place to provide clean drinking and tap water to the residents of the area.
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Walking Tour of Burj Al Barajneh

Mohamad’s business idea is a walking tour of Burj Al Barajneh refugee camp which enables tourists to experience the camp first hand by shedding light on the issues as well as the beauty within.
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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:


Nawaya began supporting Yasser when he was just nine years old, after discovering his incredible voice. Yasser has been taking private singing classe...


His passion is in acting, so Nawaya enrolled him in a series of acting workshops, including with renowned actor and activist Loucien Bourjeily. His t...


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 ...