MEPI - Jerusalem Organic Youth
JEST worked on promoting leadership and entrepreneurship among 15 to 20 years old in East Jerusalem through a project funded by Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
200 students was targeted by training programs in critical thinking, entrepreneurship and leadership and a selected group of around 20 are exposed to a 150 hours of coding in which they receive training in Java and then works on developing mobile applications.
- Practical hands on experience in leadership and entrepreneurship for 200 students
- To inspire 20 East Jerusalem youth with an entrepreneurial mind to pursue tech-oriented careers
- Mobile applications developed by youth from East Jerusalem
Targeting youth in East Jerusalem will enhance and enrich their experience and understanding of entrepreneurship as well as increased confidence and self-esteem. Also with providing those with set skills of basic coding that will help enrich the technology eco-system in the future with more productive entrepreneurs in this field.
Number of beneficiaries: 200 youth