• AMIDEAST Adds Hope Fund Program AMIDEAST now takes on the added task of applying on behalf of qualified students for admission and scholarships and meeting their remaining financial needs. The Hope Fund Program, in fact, uses the same formula as the Diana Kamal Scholarship Search...
  • Testing Supports EU Youth Project The EU’s Economic and Social Fund for Development (ESFD) seeks to change that. At a new training center funded by a grant administered by the ESFD’s Community Development Unit, youth have a chance to improve their English skills and take the TOEIC...
  • Supporting SME Development in Oman Al Hoqani was one of the first graduates of Al Wathbah Academy, formed by Bank Muscat in order to support the training and development of Oman’s small and medium enterprise (SME) community.  In April, his class of 11 men and one woman — all business...
  • Youth Take on Challenges in Yemen Abyan is a rural governorate of Yemen that is still recovering from the conflict of 2011–2012 that damaged homes, livelihoods, businesses, schools and youth centers. One of Yemen’s leading producers of fruits and vegetables, Abyan is representative...
  • Breaking Gender Barriers to Employment Initial training rounds of Skills for Success®—Employability Skills for Women, an initiative implemented by AMIDEAST in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean, ended in January in Jordan and Morocco. A total of 180 women completed the...
  • Women Succeeding as Entrepreneurs In 2014, AWEP was offered in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Morocco. This year, AWEP training rounds are taking place in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Morocco. The results are paying off!  Here are just a few of the stories of these impressive women....
  • Supporting Youth in Palestine Iman, who is a Hope Fund scholar, earned a 4.0 GPA last semester on a full course load and continues to amaze in other ways.  She was awarded Columbia College’s highest undergraduate academic honor and recently won the 2014 Pearce Essay Contest. She...
  • Partnership Initiative Benefits Egyptian Language Learners The ALC training center is one of 13 English language institutes across Egypt that is affiliated with AMIDEAST through an offsite service providers program that AMIDEAST introduced in 2006 in order to serve Egyptians living beyond Cairo and...

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