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.

  1. Practical hands on experience in leadership and entrepreneurship for 200 students 
  2. To inspire 20 East Jerusalem youth with an entrepreneurial mind to pursue tech-oriented careers
  3. 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