Social Entrepreneurship

Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, UAE

5 Inspirational MENA Social Media Influencers Pt. 1

Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Snapchat. MENA youths use these social media platforms as a way to express themselves, to break the…
MENA

Vote for edSeed to Help Fund a Student’s Education

How many children are refugees? According to 2016 UN Refugee Agency report, there are over 50 million children who are…
Palestine

BuildPalestine: Because We Can Help Ourselves

Do you wish there was an easy way to fix a problem that you recognized in your community? We all know…
MENA

Zoomaal is Launching “GivingLoop” for the Sustainability of Nonprofits & Social Enterprises

Fundraising has always been a big challenge for nonprofits and social enterprises. In the Arab world, the fundraising challenge is…
Cross-border

Mighty Labs Helps Bring MENA Entrepreneurs’ Ideas to Life

In the last few years, the phenomenal entrepreneurship space in the MENA region has attracted many world class investors. And…
Cross-border

Hijarbie: The Latest Fashion Icon in the Islamic World

Recently, the Barbie doll community has become one of diversity, where Barbies are now made to look like real, everyday women…
Egypt

RiseUp Explore Kicks Off in Berlin with 8 Egyptian Startups

With the struggling economy of the MENA region, many entrepreneurs in the area wrestle their way to bring their ideas to…
Palestine, MENA

Palestinian Embroidery: Becoming Part of Contemporary Fashion

Embroidery is considered to be part of the cultural costume in many places in the world. Each country or culture…
Jordan, Palestine, Cross-border

SEP- Every Stitch Tells a Story

Last year, we told you about the Social Enterprise Project (SEP), which employs skilled Palestinian refugee women at the Gaza refugee…
Lebanon

1st Honoree from Fashion Industry to win Oslo Business for Peace Award is from Lebanon

May seems to be Sarah Beydoun’s lucky month. She started her firm, “Sarah’s Bag”, back in May 2000, and received this…
UAE

Taka Solutions Seeks Public Support to Save Energy Globally

Forget about solar energy. Buildings are the key to conserving energy. Taka Solutions has the technology needed to save a…
Morocco

OstorLab Wins 3rd Place in 2016 MITEF Arab Startup Competition

The cyber world is a very dangerous place to be creeping about. It’s a must to be careful about what…
Egypt

Tutorama Wins 1st Place of ‘Idea Track’ in MIT Arab Competition

School can be tough, and at some point, many of us have stumbled upon that difficult lesson, where we felt…
Egypt

Frien10 Making It Easy To Make Friends in Egypt

For the youth of today, having a smartphone is an integral part of maintaining a social life. Wouldn’t it be…
Egypt

Mobile Ramp Easing Transportation for the Disabled

In the congested streets of Egypt, it’s no news that daily transportation can be challenging for many, and even more challenging for those with…
Syria

Daraty Making Learning Easy- Semifinalist in 9th MIT Arab Competition

The Middle East is making its way into the electronic learning world, slowly but surely. Since some areas in the…
Lebanon

Jouwar Dealing With Potholes in MIT Arab Competition

Lebanon is only one of several countries in the Arab World that have a wide communication gap between the citizens…
Tunisia, Cross-border

Hippocrate: Medical Platform Competing in MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab

Medical aid is something that every human, in every nook and cranny of the world needs. But we all know…
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