• Corporate Video

    Welcome to Silatech

    The organization working to improve opportunities for young people throughout the Arab world. Get to know us and learn about our approach to boosting employment, entrepreneurship and civic engagement among Arab youth!

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  • Microenterprise

    Innovations in Finance

    24-year-old Moroccan shopkeeper Hicham Bouchtat dreamed of expanding his babouche (traditional Moroccan slippers) shop, but financing it was always out of reach. After taking a loan through the Silatech-supported "Boudour" youth loan program, Hicham has expanded his shop and continues to grow his business.

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  • Microenterprise

    Saving for the Future

    Afrah Ali Tilha has opened her first savings account, thanks to a Silatech partnership with Yemen’s Al Amal Microfinance Bank. According to Afrah, “I never thought a bank would welcome someone like me who’s not rich. But now I have a savings account and I can see my money grow.”

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  • Employability

    Skills for Life

    24-year-old Mohammed Nabti beams with pride at his new job. Mohammed completed a groundbreaking two-year program which teaches young people many of the fundamental skills they need to get a job—everything from resolving conflicts and how to interview for a job, to managing emotions and making a positive first impression.

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  • Employability

    A Click Away

    “Ta3mal” is the region’s first all-in-one youth employability portal, with a wealth of resources for young job seekers or aspiring entrepreneurs. Career guidance, online courses and language training, job search and matching, business plan and financing advice—it’s all just a click away!

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    Arab Youth Employment

    Innovative Solutions

    In April 2015, Silatech convened a regional conference on Arab Youth Employment in Amman, Jordan, drawing over 300 representatives from NGOs, the private sector and governments to learn from each other and form partnerships to scale up successful programs.

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Latest News

2 September 2015

Ibdaa Lebanon, a leading Lebanese microfinance institution, and Silatech have announced the launch of two new loan products specially developed to help young entrepreneurs start and expand businesses ...

12 August 2015

As part of an ongoing effort to provide opportunities for young people in the Somali territories, Silatech and local partner Shaqodoon have launched a “One Stop Shop” (OSS) center for youth employment...

4 August 2015

An in-depth analysis by Palestine for a New Beginning (PNB) and regional social initiative Silatech has produced an interactive map designed to help enable more effective interaction between entrepren...

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