Success Stories
By providing training, coaching, and mentoring, the Youth Entrepreneurship Project (YEP) helped 43 young entrepreneurs realize their dreams of starting their own businesses.
Golden Gala in Beirut marks five decades of supporting young generations to win life-transforming opportunities to achieve their dreams.
Working in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE), AMIDEAST implement three USAID-projects that have brought much-needed support for and investment in basic education in the West Bank.


AMIDEAST at a glance

AMIDEAST is dedicated to expanding opportunity through education and training, while strengthening mutual understanding and cooperation between Americans and the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa.

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Making Dreams Possible

Our 2017 annual report — Making Dreams Possible — highlights the achievements of youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region who are making the most of their opportunities for training and education. We take pride in the achievements of the young men and women featured in the report, who are realizing their aspirations with the support of AMIDEAST’s educational, training, and exchange offerings. As you read their stories and about our activities during 2017, we hope that you will come away inspired to support our ongoing efforts to expand access to knowledge and skills for the region’s youth.