Projects Awarded

Middle East & North Africa

Below is a sample of some of the projects which UWC students have made a difference in the Middle East & North Africa with GoMakeADifference’s support.

  • Hope’s HearthKabul, Afghanistan(2024)

    Hope’s Hearth empowers Afghan women through education, tailoring, and literacy.

    Genre: Skills & Education | Lead Name: Ayesha Khairullah & Fatima Khairullah

  • QadraZagazig, Egypt(2024)

    Helping underprivileged Egyptian women learn how to tailor and become independent and self-sufficient.

    Genre: Skills & Employment | Lead Name: Rahma Ibrahim & Noor Abdelaal

  • Building Bridges Between Cypriot YouthKantara, Cyprus(2024)

    Creating a website called Building Bridge Cypriot Youth, hosting summer camps to solidify our aim.

    Genre: Youth Services | Lead Name: Feray Karaismailoglu & Defne Oychum

  • Adriatic’s LibrarySinjar, Iraq(2021)

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Azeez Badal Khudeeda and Elisa Mascarenhas

  • Empowerment of Syrian WomenSweida, Syria(2021)

    Genre: | Lead Name: Wassan Nasreddin

  • EUWCS (Ezidi United World College of Shingal)Shingal/Kurdistan, Iraq(2020)

    EUWCS is an summer program that aims to build youth to make the change and aims to spread UWCs

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Salman Hussein & Maisser Mirza

  • Dosage of HopeBaalbeck, Lebanon(2019)

    Working with youths to build hydroponics systems, as well as offering educational support.

    Genre: Sustainability | Lead Name: Seraj & Yunlan Li

  • Favouring the integration of drug addicted orphans in MoroccoCasablanca, Morocco(2019)

    Interact and favour the education and integration of orphans who are marginalised by the community.

    Genre: Peacebuilding | Lead Name: Fatima Zahra El Maliani & Wiktoria Grzech

  • Yalla AdriaticLebanon, (2018)

    This projects aims to teach the teenage refugees in Lebanon about the importance of image in finding educational opportunities online. This will be done through presentations and an extended workshop which will improve their self-expression skills.

    Genre: Education and Technology | Lead Name: Sara Abdel Malak & Mustafa Kharnoub

  • EnDGasDilijan, Armenia(2018)

    The project is to solve environmental problem and unemployment. Firstly, we're planning to transform trash into products with 3D printers; secondly, we want to produce biogas with organic trash. We want to create job opportunities to empower people.

    Genre: Environmental | Lead Name: Chia-Lun Yang & Eleftheria- Sofia Dragoti