In-kind Grants

EDF and MDSF will choose 120 MSMEs to receive in-kind grants assistance for a total amount of $180,000 (average $1,500/business).   A committee formed of one representative from EDF, MDSF as well the trainers and in presence of LIFE representative if possible   will select the participants who are eligible to receive in-kind grants assistance.  …

Free Business Training

Capacity Building & Access to Finance TrainingFor all the beneficiaries will be organized by EDF. It will consist of four sessions of five hours each for each group to cover the following topics: Basic accounting related to production cost, inventory control, purchase costs and budgeting. Marketing and Communication to help them identify their uniqueness and…

CCIAZ

CCIAZ Created in 1939 at the agreement and request of a group of merchants and industrialists. The CCIAZ represents in general the interests of the commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors in Lebanon, provides information, proposals and projects aiming at the development of the Lebanese economy to government departments and affiliated members, facilitates contacts between members…

Michel Daher Social Foundation (MDSF)

Michel Daher Social Foundation (MDSF) Established in 2014, Michel Daher Social Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that aims to: 1- Reduce rural migration to urban areas or abroad. 2- Support livelihood of citizens living in underprivileged areas by helping them lead a more productive life in the Bekaa region. Michel Daher Social Foundation achieves…

Entrepreneurial Development Foundation (EDF)

Entrepreneurial Development Foundation (EDF)The Entrepreneurial Development Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that promotes Lebanese entrepreneurship among the less privileged in Lebanon’s rural areas and needy neighborhoods of big cities. Our mission is to assist in the improvement of the country’s overall socio-economic well-being by providing our beneficiaries with entrepreneurial training and business loans. Our training emphasizes…

About LIFE / USAID

About LIFE / USAID Project Goal The USAID/Lebanon LIFE project will strengthen livelihoods, advance the microfinance community, and expand inclusive finance, in order to improve economic opportunities for under-served entrepreneurs and recipients of microfinance services. The program will provide grants to microfinance institutions and local/international NGOs to provide business development services (BDS), vocational training, and…