cewas Middle East is the regional branch of the Swiss NGO cewas. We offer professional training, coaching, mentorship and consulting in business development for sustainable water, sanitation and resource management.
Our goal is to increase the role of the private sector and entrepreneurship in tackling the environmental issues in Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan and Iraq.
Support humanitarian water and sanitation actors in the Middle East to improve the sustainability of their services. In addition to the development of innovative Resource Recovery and Reuse (RRR) projects.
Georgio Diab, Plastic Beach, Lebanon
The experience is greatly educational and the training itself is well studied. This helped us pave a way towards starting with our business in a careful approach. Mainly, the fun interaction helped us feel comfortable and well coached, the content presented is very helpful in grasping the abstract notions.
Lamis M. Qdemat, Water Heroes, Palestine
“The cewas Middle East Start-up Programme inspired me to carry out my project and gave me a wider horizon of achievement. Together with their team, I was able to tab my creativity, constantly develop and test my ideas in order to come up with a viable solution to advance environmental education and efficiency of awareness rising campaigns.”
Owice Hammad, Turjumaa, Jordan
“My ambition of improving the environmental norms in Jordan has three steps approach. cewas Middle East helped me actualize the first step through its start-up program. Turjumaa is specialized in translating and creating materials in Arabic which are related to water and sanitation. This should foster capacity building and awareness raising among the community.”
Anton Hallak, Ecotech Recycling, Palestine
” With the help of the Cewas Middle East I was able to acquire the needed skills and connections to kick start my business venture from just dream to a reality.”