October 27, 2018

Our Mission, Vision & Values

For more than 3 years, our sole focus has been to help young people succeed. Together with partners we’ve invested in ensuring that youth develop the leadership, technical, and life skills to earn a livelihood. Whether it’s landing a first job, growing a business, or driving social change, every young person deserves the opportunity to realize his or her full potential. Rooted in the belief of youth as problem-solvers, change-makers, and leaders, our initiatives are catalysts for change.

Since its inception, EFADA has been working for the empowerment of the vulnerable, with a special focus on women, children and youth. The organization uses a holistic approach to undertake development initiatives to cater to the protection of human rights, attainment of sustainable livelihoods and empowerment of the vulnerable. EFADA works also on supporting startups and entrep. with business skills and trying to cover the cycle of scaling a business to create jobs and expand economic opportunities for young Arabs. The organization promotes large-scale job creation, entrepreneurship, access to capital and markets, and the participation of young people in economic development thus contributing to the attainment of a number of Sustainable Development Goals.

At EFADA, we’re dedicated to helping young people succeed. We open doors for youth with a holistic approach that emphasizes life skills in combination with a mix of technical, vocational, and entrepreneurship training. As a result, young people are prepared to enter the workforce, create their own opportunities, and be agents of change in their communities


To work towards ensuring that the most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life by promoting equality, justice and good governance in the society through the advancement of education, relief of unemployment, and to allow the growth of a young generation of new leaders.


We envision a world where all people have the opportunity to learn, work and prosper with dignity.


Our Core Values Commitment is the foundation of all that we do, EFADA MENA upholds the following core values:

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Equality
  • Teamwork


We aspire to live to the highest standards of personal honesty and behaviour; We are accountable to the people and partners we humbly serve.


We challenge ourselves to the highest level of learning and performance, tapping the best of the human spirit to create impact.


We respect and value each other, thrive on our diversity, and work with partners to leverage our global strength in making a difference for the communities.


We believe in the equal value of every human being and the importance of respecting and honoring each individual; we know that change happens through people.


We value cooperation, using our individual skills and providing constructive feedback to get everyone on the same page; we work collaboratively with people and Organisations in order to achieve a goal.