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Partnering to Support Syrian Entrepreneurs

For more than five years now, Jusoor has invested in the development of Syrian entrepreneurs. Our Entrepreneurship Program aims to create a strong collaborative community for Syrian entrepreneurs to learn from successful businesses, peers, and role models. To date, we have successfully trained over 500 entrepreneurs and provided $400,000 in cash funding to support new…

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Build bridges to education on #Giving Tuesday

#Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving. A chance to give back and do something good.  This #Giving Tuesday on December 3rd, help Jusoor build bridges to education for Syrian refugee children and avoid a lost generation. Nine years of conflict has taken a devastating toll on education. More than two million Syrian children…

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Health-Tech Startup Wins The Startup Roadshow Finals In Amman

Amman, November 6th – Syrian-led Health-tech startup Spermly won the first prize at the Startup Roadshow 2.0 Final Demo Day on November 4th, which was held in Amman, Jordan. The Gaziantep-based startup, which has created a Computer-Aided Semen Analysis (CASA) software for quality analysis, took home a cash prize of $15.000.  “Winning the Startup Roadshow makes…

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Jusoor’s Jurahiya educational center shortlisted for prestigious architecture award

Jusoor’s Jurahiya educational center has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The center provides educational facilities for children from 300 Syrian refugee families and is also a hub for community activities as well as the only secure shelter in the event of a natural disaster. The center is an adaptation…

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The Startup Roadshow Hosts the Final Demo Day in Amman

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 22/10/2019 After touring the Middle East, from Lebanon to Iraq, Turkey and Jordan, in search for the top Syrian-led startups in the region, the Startup Roadshow is taking 10 finalist startup teams to pitch at the finals in Amman on 4th November 2019.  The event will be held on November 4th, at…

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Hundreds of young Syrians push for a brighter future for the next generation at UK conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 05/10/2019 Young Syrian diaspora from across the UK took part in Jusoor’s 6th Annual Global Conference in London on 5 October to find innovative solutions to the challenges facing Syria’s next generation. Jusoor’s 6th Annual Global conference “Syrian Youth Innovation Laboratory – Building Bridges to the Future” brought together 100 Syrian…

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Jusoor bridges award

UK organisation awarded for transforming Syrian lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 04/10/2019 The Hands up Foundation, which runs creative fundraising initiatives across the UK to raise money for Syrians whose lives have been torn apart by war, were awarded Jusoor’s Bridges Award on 4 October at Jusoor’s 6th Annual Gala Dinner.  Jusoor’s annual Bridges Award is given to an individual or organisation who…

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The Startup Roadshow Kicked Off: Meet the 20 Startups Competing in Beirut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 12/09/2019 The competition for Syrian-led startups in has just started at Beirut Digital District, kicking off a 5-day bootcamp where the two top startups in the country will reach the semi-finals. The roadshow will then continue on to Amman, Erbil, Istanbul and Gaziantep, to conclude in Amsterdam, where the three regional…

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Meet the Syrian and Jordanians bringing their big dreams of small businesses to life

Fifteen new businesses walked away with over 90,000 JD in prize money after a day of inspiring ideas from Syrian and Jordanians at the Jusoor RESOLVE Small Business Program Demo Day in Amman. 19 July, 2019, Amman – Refugees are often forced to become entrepreneurs, finding creative ways to support themselves and their families in…

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Press Release: Can an art auction change lives? Jusoor believes so

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 01/11/18   Can Art Save Lives? Jusoor’s Online Auction Launches Today to Support Syrian Refugees in Lebanon   The auction brings together modern and contemporary art pieces by renowned Syrian artists, in support of Jusoor’s educational programs in the Jurahiyeh refugee Camp.   The No Lost Generation online auction is launching…

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