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Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Gender equality is a human right. Women and Men are entitled to live with dignity and with freedom from want and from fear. Gender equality is also a precondition for advancing development and reducing poverty.
At EFADA, we care about improving lives. So we work to design and implement inclusive projects, taking into account how gender-based differences may affect program impacts.
And we draw from our experience with cultures in countries around the world. Our projects integrate factors like age, geographic location, ethnic and religious identities, sexual identity, and socio-economic status. Gender equality is one of 17 Global Goals that make up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Peace, Stability, and Transition

EFADA is one of the leading development NGO, committed to taking on the toughest development challenges in the most complex environments. Learning from our multisectoral global network, we promote tolerance and reduce vulnerability to violent conflict and disasters. EFADA implements results-driven programs that successfully mitigate the effects of conflict, drive peacebuilding efforts, and support democratic transitions and political stability. Whether it is supporting a peaceful transition to democracy or lending a steady hand in recovery after a natural disaster, EFADA has the capacity, the ingenuity, and the determination to help communities restore themselves.

Education and Youth

Many people in need around the world do not get a quality education where they can learn and develop.
To advance learning, EFADA supports education programs. We focus on the improvement of the socio-economic status of marginalized and vulnerable groups. Tomorrow’s world must be better than today’s, which is why our work with youth is so central to who we are. With more than half of the world’s population under 30 years of age, it is critical that we empower young people as tomorrow’s leaders. We see youth as both beneficiaries and stakeholders, and we create economic opportunities for young people to drive meaningful change around the world.
we believe that all young people without exception have the right to lead productive, engaged, and healthy lives.

Decent Work and Economic Growth

As the global economy continues to recover we are seeing slower growth, widening inequalities and employment that is not expanding fast enough to keep up with the growing labour force. According to the International Labour Organization, more than 204 million people are unemployed in 2015.
The opportunity to work and earn a living is one of the most effective ways people can rebuild their lives in dignity and peace. We work to promote the right to work, the right to skills development and innovative ways of supporting economic self-reliance and promoting policies that encourage entrepreneurship and job creation. Decent work is one of 17 Global Goals that make up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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About US

EFADA is a non-profit, non-politically affiliated, non-religious civil association
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Economic Funds and Abilities Development Association "EFADA" is a non-profit, non-politically affiliated, non-religious Lebanese civil association founded in 2014 (registration number 2471) that work towards sustainable social and economic development of the societies and individuals in the MENA region.
EFADA aims to promote cooperation and coordination with the social, cultural and scientific institutions and associations in Lebanon and the world, particularly in the Arab countries.
EFADA seeks to raise public awareness on human rights and democracy and promote gender equality and non-discrimination and empower the vulnerable and marginalized groups.
We are members of (INEE) Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies, (GNDR) Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction, AWID Women's Rights and Internet Society.

  • Education and Youth
  • DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • Gender equality and social inclusion
  • PEACE, STABILITY, AND TRANSITION
GNDR INEE ALMAJMOUA UNICEF AWID INTERNETSOCIETY AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS DPNA BCDHR Lebanon Support EDF CIVICUS UNV

WHO IS BEHIND EFADA

Beginning with EFADA’ founder Khaled Dirany, our leadership team has a passion for making a difference in the lives of people and demonstrates leadership, versatility, and integrity in their work
khaled dirany
khaled dirany
Founder and Director
Sarjoun Mbayed
Sarjoun Mbayed
Deputy Director
Jinan Chinder
Jinan Chinder
Treasurer
Mohamad El Moussawi
Mohamad El Moussawi
Sustainable Development Advisor

Business Development Services for Micro, Small and Medium Entreprise

Business Development Services (BDS) are a very important means of supporting the development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), which are known to create employment, generate income and contribute to economic development and growth. Employment and income generation are particularly important as far as impoverished rural areas, vulnerable communities and groups are concerned.

BUSINESS SUPPORT TO MSMES

We will assist you in the loan application porcess. Get in touch with us and benefit from the following services:

BDS

Services
  • Free visit to your business permises to discuss your business need
  • Counseling concerning the business growth plan
  • Assistance in the preparation of a loan application including a business plan and a cash flow
  • Assistance in the preparation of required documents
  • Follow up on application with our partner banks until loan disbursement
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Start/Expand Your Business

Financing MSMEs. Loans up to LBP 75 Million through 6 partner banks . Who can benefit:

BDS

Services
  • Lebanese Nationals operating a small profitable business.
  • Registered & non-registered small businesses in all sectors.
  • Start-ups which demonstrate innovation in the development of a new product or service of a new production or business process
  • Focus on remote rural areas
  • New or existing projects in all productive economic sectors except real estate
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