Love your country: Recycle! ©LLR

Love your country: Recycle! Lebanese app makes recycling easy and accessible

26 November 2020
Finding new solutions to long lasting challenges can sometimes spark drastic changes in society, as a young Lebanese entrepreneur demonstrated through his recycling mobile application “Live, Love, Recycle”. Supported by various European Union funded programmes, George Bitar has become a trailblazer…
Su’ad Nabulsi ©EDUSYRIA

Accessibility despite COVID-19: Syrian student beats the odds for inclusion

16 November 2020
A brilliant student who graduated from an Educational Science degree at Zarqa University with a 92.7% GPA, Su’ad Nabulsi’s intelligence is only rivaled by her empathy and care for others. 
“On your bike!” ©TABDEEL

“On your bike!”: Egyptian women cycle on the winds of change

13 November 2020
Using their daily commute to defy societal norms and express their right to freedom, a group of Egyptian women has triggered the wheel of change in their communities, as part of the nationwide online campaign “Better by Bike”. Launched by the “Tabdeel” initiative (which means both “Pedaling” and “…
The team ©EDUSYRIA

Syrian students put COVID-19 advice at mobile users’ fingertips

09 November 2020
Connected to their computers with their headphones plugged in day and night, Ahmad Talal Almhaimad, Mohammad Alwahabi & Yousef Madnou have been working together relentlessly since the COVID-19 pandemic reached Jordan. Instead of being discouraged by the challenging situation, the three Syrian…
Bringing healthcare to all - Ayaat Nouaisah ©EDUSYRIA

Bringing healthcare to all: young Jordanian offers free medical aid to village during COVID-19

05 November 2020
Ayaat Nouaisah, a young nursing student, has come up with an innovative idea to ease COVID-19-related challenges for her remote village and bring solace to her local community.

Benghazi schools at the fingertips of parents through innovative app

04 November 2020
When a society loses all its bearing due to an unprecedented global pandemic, the best solution remains to resort to individuals’ inventiveness and determination. A group of young Libyan entrepreneurs has responded to this challenge, by creating an innovative educational app bridging the gap…
Solidarity in the blood - Osama Ahmad ©EDUSYRIA

Solidarity in the blood: Syrian refugee student triggers change in community

02 November 2020
When confronted with daring situations, many people tend to fall into despair, indulging in self-pity over their own hardship. This was not the case for Osama Ahmad, a young Syrian refugee who recently graduated from his bachelor degree in Amman, after fleeing Syria eight years ago. Witnessing the…
Takwin wa Tamkin

Takwin wa Tamkin: Women in the Amour mountain range are weaving their own future

14 October 2020
Part of the European Union Pilot Action Programme for Rural Development and Agriculture in Algeria (PAP-ENPARD), the Takwin wa Tamkin (training and empowerment) project has helped strengthen networks of rural craftswomen. For two years, experts from Res’Art, a project by the association Femmes en…
Hijra wa Himaya ©UNICEF Morocco

Hijra wa Himaya: working in the best interests of child migrants in Morocco

04 August 2020
Mamadou, Hamza, Anna, Myriam… They are just a few of the many children and young people from Sub-Saharan Africa who find themselves in extremely vulnerable situations in Morocco each year. After perilous journeys to escape their home countries, they find themselves in a country they know nothing,…
Swing and Handicraft

Healing amidst the war: Women-led CSOs step up for Libya’s GBV survivors

08 July 2020
In the midst of a global pandemic, under-reported crimes often become further obscured, leaving victims in a state of helplessness and disarray. In Libya, where the plague of conflict related sexual violence (CRSV) has been affecting a worrying number of girls and women, local organisations have…