Ma3an: For Resilient Communities

Ma3an: For Resilient Communities

The Ma3an: For Resilient Communities program will increase the capacity of communities to withstand political, social, and economic stresses and shocks by spurring 30 of Tunisia’s most vulnerable communities to generate sustainable resources for development in areas that are vulnerable to instability. IREX will be leveraging its positive youth development expertise and network of youth in Tunisia to engage a youth mentor network to provide marginalized youth with peer support, skills development & opportunities to leverage technology & innovation. 

Tunisian Youth

The Ma3an: For Resilient Communities program will increase the capacity of communities to withstand political, social, and economic stresses and shocks by spurring 30 of Tunisia’s most vulnerable communities to generate sustainable resources for development in areas that are vulnerable to instability. IREX will be leveraging its positive youth development expertise and network of youth in Tunisia to engage a youth mentor network to provide marginalized youth with peer support, skills development & opportunities to leverage technology & innovation. 

Apply to become a MA3AN Youth Leader

IREX is seeking Ma3an Youth Leaders to contribute to positive change in Tunisian communities by providing mentorship, skills development, and opportunities to leverage technology & innovation to other youth.

Project Activities

  • Train cohorts of Youth Leaders with Essential "soft skills" leveraging IREX's Youth Essential Skills curriculum and equipping them with tools to provide vulnerable youth with peer support, skills development, and professional networking opportunities
  • Conduct cross-community story-telling events to foster social bonds and empathy and to introduce diverse youth voices to the communities
  • Support the critical consumption of media and information as well as exposure to technology and innovation through IREX's Learn to Discern methodology and by engaging youth in skills development through a coding curriculum

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