Western Union Foundation: Supporting Youth in the Middle East
Feb 19, 2021
By Emily Larson "The Middle East and North Africa region continue to be the hardest place in the world for young adults to get a job. One of the main ...
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We have a vision: when youth have the hope and dignity of employment, they can reshape their future.
We have a mission: to empower youth in the Middle East & North Africa with demand-driven skills that lead to employment, dignity and hope.
Youth connected to the world of work
Of job-track graduates have been placed in jobs
Of EFE graduates are women
Companies have hired EFE alumni
We turned a history of unemployment into multiple stories of success.
But don't take our word for it.
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Zineb (EFE's 100k Graduate,) Morocco
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May 8, 2020
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Dec 5, 2017
Focusing on Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Tunisia and Morocco. Education For Employment (EFE), the leading youth employment organ...
Sep 27, 2013
On September 27th, EFE Founder and Chair Ron Bruder took the stage at the 2013 Concordia Summit in New York City to discuss the importance of partners...