• 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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  • SME Development

    Developing Entrepreneurs

    Bahaa Ahmed of social media analytics startup Crowd Analyzer pitches to judges and investors at Silatech’s first annual Arab Mobile App Challenge Competition. Over 150 teams from throughout the region took part for a chance at prizes, investment and recognition.

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Latest News

19 November 2014

As part of its outreach initiatives for young job seekers and aspiring entrepreneurs, Silatech has hosted several youth-focused workshops during this year's Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 16-2...

17 November 2014

HE Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, launched GEW-Qatar on Monday at a ceremony attended by more than 200 entrepreneurs, policy makers, media, and representatives of ...

4 November 2014

Silatech and Visualizing Impact release infographic to give perspective on Arab youth unemployment and its effect on delayed independence.

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