Hope Works

Since launching operations in 2006, the EFE Network has connected over 145,000 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 3,770 companies in the region benefit from the dynamic energy and skills of EFE alumni, as well.


Ali enrolled in EFE-Tunisie's "How To Build Your Business” program to hone the critical skills needed to successfully run a business and receive support to bring his dream into reality. Now his business Auto Sans Risque is helping people across Tunisia confidently buy and sell their cars.
Amman, Jordan

Laith is in his 4th year studying Business Information Technology at Princess Sumaiya University. Thanks to "Finding a Job is a Job" he learned the soft skills he needed to find a job.
Jenin, Palestine

Osama in Jenin, Palestine struggled to find employment due to the lack of job opportunities. Then he found EFE-Palestine.
Amman, Jordan

Heba is a graduate of the “Finding a Job is a Job” training program and is now working as a freelancing trainer as she gives training courses in Quality Management, Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practice
Casablanca, Morocco

Issam spent four years looking for work despite having degrees in Applied Mathematics, Logistic and Transportation Engineering, and Mechatronics Manufacturing. Then he found EFE-Maroc.
Mohammad Noor
Zarqa, Jordan

At only 15 years old, Mohammad was forced to confront the terror of war and flee from Syria to Zarqa-Jordan with his family of six. Now he is a chef assistant at a high-end restaurant in Amman and pursuing a bachelor's degree in Media and Journalism.
Mohammed Mosly
Cairo, Egypt

Mohammed spent three years looking for a job. Thanks to EFE-Egypt, he gained the skills he needed to land a job working in the renewable energy sector.
Nablus, Palestine

Malak faced two years of unemployment before finding her first job. Now, she is a civil engineer helping Palestinians get the water they need to live.
Amman, Jordan

Two years ago, Omar was struggling to find a job. Now, he is a chef at the Four Seasons, one of the world's top hotels.
Casablanca, Morocco

Even with her Master's degree in engineering, Zineb had been looking for a job in Morocco for a year and a half. Then she found out about EFE's JobInTech training and got a second chance at life.
Amman, Jordan

Abeer and her siblings were raised by a single mom after their father passed away. Now, Abeer can finally support her, and she dreams of supporting the next generation of women microenterpreneurs as an EFE graduate.

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