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A design thinking and business development training program designed to support unemployed Lebanese and refugee youth by helping them develop innovative, income-generating solutions to problems in their communities.

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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Smart Education

There are many good schools and educational institutions in the South of Lebanon, yet there is still a big gap in the education system which is smart teaching and learning.
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CNC Challenger

Ahmad Chakaroun, from Nabatiyeh has created a machine that engraves logos and other visuals onto hard surfaces.
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SE Factory is a 14-week intensive coding bootcamp, targeting youth with a computer science background and helping them acquire the necessary practical, technical and soft skills to compete in the Lebanese job market.

Nawaya's Talent Program connects promising youth from low-income backgrounds to resources such as mentors, trainers, classes, funding, internships, and job opportunities. Over the past few years, Nawaya has supported dozens of youth in developing their talents. Here are some of our youth success stories:


Ahmed has been with Nawaya since 2011. Although he was only seven years old when he enrolled with us, he was certain of his passion for basketball, a...


Nawaya began supporting Yasser when he was just nine years old, after discovering his incredible voice. Yasser has been taking private singing classe...


His passion is in acting, so Nawaya enrolled him in a series of acting workshops, including with renowned actor and activist Loucien Bourjeily. His t...