Hope Works

Since launching operations in 2006, the EFE Network has connected over 114,741 youth to the world of work across the Middle East and North Africa. And it’s only the beginning: our graduates help to uplift their families, improving the lives of an estimated 384,000 individuals. Over 2,900 companies in the region benefit from the dynamic energy and skills of EFE alumni, as well.

Nagla, Egypt

When Naglaa graduated from her local university in Sharqeyya, Egypt, she had high hopes. But even after taking…

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Osama, Jordan

Rana, Palestine

Hind, Saudi Arabia

With only a high school degree, 34 year-old Hind Khalid Albawardi struggled for over a year to find work. That changed…

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Women possess incredible capabilities inside of them and have enough power to lead the world, to lead a professional…

Women possess incredible capabilities inside of them and have enough power to lead the world, to lead a professional team, to establish their private businesses and projects, and to obtain job opportunities. When the Yemeni woman obtains a real opportunity, then she proves herself to be very creative, incredible, and capable of developing herself on her own.

Nadia

Alumna, Yemen

Nabiha and Loubna, Morocco

I believe that with small hands, we can build big ideas. Entrepreneurship and Innovation are at the heart of the…

I believe that with small hands, we can build big ideas. Entrepreneurship and Innovation are at the heart of the economic renewal of a society... This training gave me the opportunity to equip myself with new skills that will help me in my journey to achieve my dreams.

Hichem

Alumnus, Tunisia

I believe we can make change. Why? Because a few years ago, after 18 months of unemployment, I went through a…

I believe we can make change. Why? Because a few years ago, after 18 months of unemployment, I went through a professional training program to help me find a job. But the skills I acquired during this training pushed me to do more, and to overcome my disease and follow my dream. So, I founded “Life Pulse,” an initiative that works with people who also have hemophilia."

Abdul Hakeem

Alumni, Yemen

Wided, Tunisia

Unemployment is inescapable in the center of Tunisia, and Wided was aware of it since she was young. She watched as her…

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Abeer, Jordan

Before EFE I had a goal, but never knew how to reach it. Now I have a goal and I know how to achieve it because EFE…

Before EFE I had a goal, but never knew how to reach it. Now I have a goal and I know how to achieve it because EFE helped me find the first step.

Ismail G

Alumnus, Egypt

Farah, Jordan

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