IMPACT LAB

A design thinking and business development training program for unemployed Lebanese and refugee youth. The program provides youth with the skills needed to develop innovative income-generating solutions to problems in their communities. The most viable enterprise ideas advance to receive mentoring, and are selected to be featured below to crowdfund their projects and to help launch their initiatives.



100% of your donations will go towards funding the project or team of your choice.

ONGOING PROJECTS


Smart Tab

Yasser recognizes the importance of smart phones & tablets in everyday life & wants to offer children ages 4-6 years old the opportunity to learn through play through his project.
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All Natural Recycled Soap

Mohammad would like to collect soap waste from factories, remodel it into reusable soap bars or even decorative and fragrant pieces for the home.
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Al Zawaya Studio

Al Zawaya Studio is a film documentary and drama production studio in the Burj Al Barajneh refugee camp.
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Shibshib

Suleiman wants to upcycle used car tires and other rubber waste into durable, affordable and fashionable footwear.
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Life Under The Bridge

This youth team want to create a folding chair, storage and tent for homeless people to provide them with basic shelter, protection and privacy needs.
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Wala Atyab

"Wala Atyab" is a homemade food delivery service for everyone who likes to eat this type of food.
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Baytouti

"Baytouti" is a project created by two sisters in the Madine Riyadiye area in Beer Hassan, Beirut.
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Beit Now

"Beit Now" is a digital platform which connects landlords to tenants and facilitates the search for a new home based on each tenant's budget and requirements.
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Mfak Baraghe

"Mfak Baraghi", or "Screw Driver" in English, is a small enterprise which provides a team of experienced workers for fast and reliable maintenance and refurbishment services.
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FUNDED PROJECTS


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

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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Hiya Adam

A project aimed at promoting gender equality and empowering women by offering phone hardware and software training and helping women secure jobs.
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Aya Wood Multi-Purpose Furniture

Aya Wood is a direct-to-consumer furniture design and creation shop which offers competitive prices and multiple functionality to save space and cost.
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Photo Studio by Women For Women

Ranin’s photography studio will provide photography services for women by women in a conservative area where privacy and safety are key.
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OTHER PROJECTS


مطبخ اللاجئات

This small business project idea is a homemade catering which empowers refugee women in Lebanon.
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Healthy & Tasty

"Healthy & Tasty" is a small kitchen to prepare food for diabetes patients under the supervision of specialized doctors.
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Tell a Tale

This project comes from a group of psychology students and aims at entertaining and improving the mental health of retirees.
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Green & Peace

"Green and Peace" is a welcoming and safe environment for girls whose parents do not allow to participate in outdoors or public sports activities.
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Wireless Electricity

This project was born out of the need for safe electrical supply to homes and businesses in Beer Hassan, Beirut, behind the sports stadium.
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Comedy Series in Burj Al Barajneh

Everywhere in Lebanon, youth face a variety of problems, more so in the Burj Al Barajneh refugee camp!
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Mounati

A local store which stocks homemade, healthy food such as pickles, herbs, sauces and other pantry essentials.
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Karroussa

Karroussa is a theatrical production which includes refugee and non-refugee cast and crew.
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A Laugh in a Game

"Dohke Bi Le'be" or "A Laugh in a Game" is a safe place for children to play in. The concept is inspired by the streets of the camp which resemble a maze.
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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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Weddings For All

A cost efficient wedding and events venue in the Burj Hammoud Area in Beirut.
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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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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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