Hope Works

Since launching operations in 2006, the EFE Network has connected over 96,000 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.

Ensaf, Jordan

Fatima, Yemen

August 2017: Fatima Alraimi was only 32, but she felt much older. As her hometown of Al Hodeidah receded in the…

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Ola, Palestine

Abeer, Jordan

Zineb, Morocco

Gehad, Egypt

Gehad Nabil is soaring – literally. As one of the first female Egyptian parachuters and a leader in private banking,…

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Omar, Jordan

Amani, Yemen

At only 25 years old, Amani has an incredible accomplishment under her belt: she is the youngest CEO of a radio station…

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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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