• Lebanon Advisory Board Supports New Entrepreneurs and Students These successes and others are a tribute to the vital role that the ALAB has played in ensuring AMIDEAST’s ability to expand its outreach and impact in Lebanon. Since its launch in 2010, the board has provided almost $800,000 in funding to support...
  • Attendance High at Egypt College Fairs Enrollments of Egyptian students in U.S. institutions of higher learning have been rising modestly in recent years. Last year was no exception. According to the 2014 Open Doors Report, the number of Egyptians at U.S. colleges and universities rose...
  • Moroccan Youth Thrive at New Skills Centers Since Rhamna Skills was inaugurated in November 2012, close to 750 youths have completed the center’s employability skills training programs, leading to job placements for more than three out of five trainees — meeting a high priority in view of the...
  • Summer Programs Advance Arabic Language Learning Many students took two sessions, enabling them to make strides in tackling what is arguably one of the world’s most challenging languages. Their extended stay, moreover, gave them time to explore the country, deepening their familiarity with the...
  • Students Earn Scholarships for U.S. Study To date, the DKSSF has been able to match nearly 70 deserving youth to scholarships, tihanks to the generosity of donors and more than 40 participating colleges and universities (see list). A source of pride is that this effort has achieved gender...
  • Civic Engagement Offers Hope for Yemeni Youth Faten is taking part in the Promoting Youth Civic Engagement (PYCE) Program, a USAID-funded project that AMIDEAST has implemented since 2010 in Aden, Marib, Lahej, and Sana’a, and since 2013 in Abyan.  The program follows a development model that...
  • New Course Teaches English to Visually Impaired Students in Oman The program is the brainchild of Shaikha Al Jassassi, a key member of the Al Noor Association and the first blind graduate to have majored in English at Sultan Qaboos University.  In a country where English is widely used, she was concerned that the...

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