Stichting SPARK

Last modified: 
22/04/2021 - 1:35pm

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.

Acronym: 
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Organisation Type: 
International Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1993
Country of Origin: 
NL
Scope: 
International
Country/ies of Operation: 
Burundi
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Palestinian Territory
Rwanda
South Sudan
Tunisia
Turkey
Intervention Sector(s): 
Education
Labor & Livelihoods
Contact person's position: 
Senior Project Officer | Country Representative
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
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Address: 
Berytech Digital Park 1294, 4th floor
Bshara al Khoury BDD campus
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: 009611649555 Ext. 6390
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Bshara al Khoury
Additional: 
BDD campus
Phone: 
009611649555 Ext. 6390
Contact person's name: 
Adam Sleiman
Partnerships: 
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Calls

Call

SPARK with the support of the ISFD-ISDB is making available $50,000 USD for skills training and internship support for 63 recent graduates (refugees) in Lebanon. The selected 63 youth will be supported with relevant soft skills training preparing them for the labor market after which a selection of 43 will be provided with a 3 month internship. SPARK and the selected partner are seeking to specifically support internships at companies in high potential sectors such as graphic design, IT, online marketing etc.

Friday, 30 April 2021
Expired
Call

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. Moreover, SPARK supports existing small and medium enterprise (SMEs) to grow and add jobs.

SPARK is a not-for-profit, non-political NGO with headquarters in Amsterdam and field offices in South East Europe, Africa, and the MENA region.

Friday, 4 December 2020
Expired

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Job

SPARK is looking for a Regional Project Officer for the implementation of various projects under our regional jobs and higher education programmes, supporting refugee women and youth in the MENA region as well as Syrian students living inside Syria. The main objectives of the projects are to support access to education and improve their economic inclusion through entrepreneurship, including start up support, technical advisory services to businesses including training, mentoring, and coaching and / or business plan development.

Friday, 4 June 2021
Expired
Job

Under direct supervision of the Project Lead (PL) and in close coordination with the local team and global communications team, you support the implementation of EU Dahil, IsDB Tadamon and other Middle East programme communication and visibility activities. The communication officer is responsible for planning activities in line with donor requirements.

Monday, 17 May 2021
Expired

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