Aims at providing a convening platform and knowledge database for the social enterprise ecosystems in the MENA region. More specifically, its vision is to
Break silos between key actors in the social enterprise ecosystem.
Increase the visibility of social entrepreneurship.
Foster partnerships and collaborations.
Facilitate access to services.
aims at promoting an enabling environment in the MENA region, more specifically in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, for the development of the social enterprise sector as a driver for inclusive growth and job creation.
The program focuses on three different impact areas
It aims to promote policy and advocacy initiatives and public-private dialogue to improve regulatory and policy environments at country and cross-country levels.
It intends to support Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations (SESOs) through capacity building programmes, strategic alliances with local and international financial institutions and exchange and networking events, to improve the quality, innovativeness and outreach of their services targeting local SEs.
It offers support to Social Enterprises through financial and technical support and dissemination of promising and successful social enterprises at national, regional and EU level.