Stichting SPARK

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10/02/2020 - 4:46pm

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict society into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing not-for-profit development organization with 80 staff members that helps young entrepreneurs to start or grow their own businesses. SPARK helps displaced youth to access higher education in conflict areas. Moreover, SPARK assists post-secondary education institutions to reform their curricula to better meet the needs of the labour markets. Based in Amsterdam, SPARK has offices in among others Abidjan, Amman, Beirut, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Gaziantep, Erbil, Hargeisa, Juba, Kigali, Mitrovica, Monrovia, Ramallah, Sanaa and Tunis.

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Organisation Type: 
International Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1993
Country of Origin: 
NL
Intervention Sector(s): 
Education
Contact person's position: 
Project Officer
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Address: 
Berytech, 4th floor
Bshara al Khoury
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: 009611649555 Ext. 6390
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Bshara al Khoury
Phone: 
009611649555 Ext. 6390
Website: 
Contact person's name: 
Adam Sleiman
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Support entrepreneurship and employability among youth (HES) Program – Program Overview

Higher Education Services Programme (HES) is a multi-donated programme designed to support Refugees and host community students through placing them at the universities, providing them with build-up skills in economic empowerment and languages, and social cohesion activities. Through the economic empowerment component, students are receiving training related to skills of marketing, business planning and modeling, and coaching under support for startups, SMEs, and internships.

Saturday, 29 February 2020
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Foundation SPARK Van Diemenstraat 70 1013 CN Amsterdam, the Netherlands. SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict societies into prosperity. In Lebanon, SPARK has been working to develop the capacity of Students and improve their access to higher education, economic empowerment, entrepreneurship and leadership development, in addition to providing support for language courses.

Monday, 26 August 2019
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SPARK is looking for seasoned Programme Designer with strong networking and acquisition abilities in the field of entrepreneurship and small and medium sized enterprise development.The candidate should be able to build upon his/her existing networks in Lebanon with donors, public institutions, business associations, corporations, higher education institutions, UN agencies, INGOs and local NGOs. The assignment is fulfilled successfully if in 6 months there is a solid pipeline for funding starting latest 1 January 2021 for minimal 500K-1MLN EUR per year.

Friday, 20 March 2020
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The Communication Intern will focus on producing and editing quality content for a range of SPARK communications in Lebanon, including the SPARK website, social media presence, and newsletter. Knowledge and experience in social media are required. The intern will also provide PR and communications support for relevant upcoming events, conferences and/or seminars. SPARK offers the intern the opportunity to work with young people from various countries, and to challenge him/herself within the context of a vibrant and growing NGO.

Friday, 20 December 2019
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