Silatech Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Silatech Foundation
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Silatech Focuses Microfinance Attention on Youth Enterprise

Home News Article SSep 30 2014 Workshop, conference sessions gather microfinance institutions, service providers from throughout the Arab world.September 30, 2014Silatech has led a series of activities designed to inform and educate microfinance institutions ... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: Supporting Local Recovery Initiatives Through Micro-finance in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Somalia and Yemen

Source: Qatar CharityCountry: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, Yemen The challenges facing those caught up in a seeming never-ending cycle of human-made and natural disasters seem endless. Oftentimes a growing reliance ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

10th Annual Sanabel Conference in Dubai

to discuss regional microfinance trends and opportunities amid challenging timesGrameen Jameel MFI Awards for Innovation, Leadership and Sustainable Growth key highlight of conference taking place September 29 and 30 1:00 by mrad Grameen-Jameel Microfinance ... [Published KippReport - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

Silatech Teams Up With Qatar Charity to Launch New Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to Young Arab Entrepreneurs

Qatar-based company Silatech announced earlier this week the launch of its crowdfunding platform called Narwi.com. The “micro-giving” platform is a new approach to financing young Arab entrepreneurs and their projects. Noted on its website, the platform ... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

10th Annual Sanabel Conference in Dubai to discuss regional microfinance trends and opportunities amid challenging times

Home News Article SSep 23 2014 Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, UAEGrameen Jameel MFI Awards for Innovation, Leadership and Sustainable Growth key highlight of conference ... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 4 reports

Qatar Charity to support Silatech’s “Narwi” Funding Portal

: Monday, September 22 - 2014 @ 14:22Qatar Charity CEO Mr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Kuwari and Silatech CEO Dr. Tarik M. Yousef today signed an agreement committing the two organizations to work jointly to support young Arab entrepreneurs through Silatech’s ... [Published AME Info - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Josoor Institute provides expert insights on organising successful Mega Events

Home News Article SSep 16 2014 DOHA, QATAR - 16 September 2014Josoor Institute, a centre of excellence for the sport and events industries, launched a two-day short course (16-17 September) titled "An Introduction to Running Major Events" at the Qatar ... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bedaya gives biz tips to young entrepreneurs

TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORKDOHATHE Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and SME Development (Bedaya Center) held its monthly meeting with entrepreneurs at Katara and gave young Qataris guidance and training as well as support for their businesses.The Bedaya Center, ... [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

GU-Q & Silatech sign MoU for internship programme

TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORKDOHAGEORGETOWN University in Qatar (GU-Q) and Silatech, a Qatar-based NGO that promotes entrepreneurship and job creation for young people throughout the Arab world, signed a memorandum of understanding for a student internship pr ... [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bedaya Center hold training programme for interns

The Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, staged a summer training programme for 23 young Qatari recruits and interns from Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem) for the second year ... [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Kaah Express, Silatech, American Refugee Committee (ARC) to Launch Kaah Islamic Microfinance Services in Somalia

Kaah Express, a US-based international remittances company, reportedly has partnered with Silatech, a Qatar-based enterprise focused on increasing employment and entrepreneurship among youth in the Middle East and North Africa, and the American Refugee ... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation (GCAMF) Loans $2m to Cambodian Angkor Mikroheranhvatho Kampuchea; Invests $546k in equity in Palestinian Arab Center for Agricultural Development

The Luxembourg-based Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation (GCAMF), which provides financial services to “social businesses” recently informed MicroCapital that it has provided a three-year loan of EUR 1.5 million (USD 2.05 million) to Angkor ... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 16 2014]

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..." According to a recent Silatech-sponsored study which analyzed 43 microfinance institutions across the region, "the commonly-held view among MFIs that youth have a higher risk of default relative to adults may not be justified."
Al Kuwari said: "Through this key partnership between Silatech and Qatar Charity, we're taking advantage of technology, innovative programme design features and crowdfunding that through Narwi shall make it easier to support young Arab entrepreneurs through Shariah-compliant lending.”"
...to helping the underprivileged by supporting the development of the micro finance industry," said Zaher Al Munajjed, Grameen-Jameel Chairman. "Given this backdrop, the Sanabel Conference creates the ideal setting for the microfinance industry to come together and set a road map for the future of the sector, to ensure that it will continue to provide hope and well-being to the needy and underprivileged of the Arab world" he added
...It addresses the Supreme Committee's strategic goal to "build high quality talent and establish a centre of excellence" and is designed to deliver world-class education and training to the people of Qatar, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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Silatech Focuses Microfinance Attention on Yout... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 30 2014]
Iraq: Supporting Local Recovery Initiatives Thr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 30 2014]
10th Annual Sanabel Conference in Dubai [Published KippReport - Sep 28 2014]
Silatech Teams Up With Qatar Charity to Launch ... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Sep 24 2014]
Silatech launches new crowdfunding platform for... [Published Arabian Business - Sep 24 2014]
QC allocates $500,000 for young Arab entrepreneurs [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 24 2014]
10th Annual Sanabel Conference in Dubai to disc... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 23 2014]
Qatar Charity to support Silatech’s “Narwi” Fun... [Published AME Info - Sep 22 2014]
QC and Silatech ink pact to support Arab entrep... [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 22 2014]
QC, Silatech to help young entrepreneurs [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 22 2014]
Qatar Charity, Silatech Sign Agreement to Suppo... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 21 2014]
Josoor Institute provides expert insights on or... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 16 2014]
Bedaya gives biz tips to young entrepreneurs [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 16 2014]
Bedaya holds monthly forum for entrepreneurs in... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 15 2014]
GU-Q & Silatech sign MoU for internship programme [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
GU-Q, Silatech sign deal on new student interns... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 10 2014]
Georgetown and Silatech sign MOU for new studen... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 09 2014]
Bedaya Center hold training programme for interns [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 01 2014]
Bedaya Center Completes Training Programme for ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 31 2014]
For the second consecutive year Bedaya Center w... [Published Qatar is Booming - Aug 31 2014]
Bedaya Center wins tender for Q-Chem’s summer t... [Published AME Info - Aug 31 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Kaah Express, Silatech, Ame... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 23 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Credit Agricole Mic... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 16 2014]
Beyond Giving Hope – Religion’s Contribution to... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - May 21 2014]
MICROFINANCE EVENT: G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Al... [Published MicroCapital - May 19 2014]
MICROFINANCE EVENT: Global Youth Economic Oppor... [Published MicroCapital - May 18 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: PlaNet Finance, China Micro... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 18 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Al-Amal Microfinance Bank o... [Published MicroCapital - Feb 08 2014]
MICROFINANCE EVENT: Burgundy School of Business... [Published MicroCapital - Jan 28 2014]
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Iraq: Supporting Local Recovery Initiatives Thr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 30 2014]
Source: Qatar CharityCountry: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, Yemen The challenges facing those caught up in a seeming never-ending cycle of human-made and natural disasters seem endless. Oftentimes a growing reliance ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Kaah Express, Silatech, Ame... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 23 2014]
Kaah Express, a US-based international remittances company, reportedly has partnered with Silatech, a Qatar-based enterprise focused on increasing employment and entrepreneurship among youth in the Middle East and North Africa, and the American Refugee ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Credit Agricole Mic... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 16 2014]
The Luxembourg-based Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation (GCAMF), which provides financial services to “social businesses” recently informed MicroCapital that it has provided a three-year loan of EUR 1.5 million (USD 2.05 million) to Angkor ...
Beyond Giving Hope – Religion’s Contribution to... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - May 21 2014]
> Posted by John Gitau, CEO, Kenya Financial Education Centre I was once a seminarian. Had I followed that path successfully, I would most probably be a Catholic bishop today. I blame my wife for the failure, though she never admits it. She instead ...
MICROFINANCE EVENT: G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Al... [Published MicroCapital - May 19 2014]
Event Name: G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit 2014 Event Date: July 18-22, 2014 Event Location: Sheraton on the Park Hotel, Sydney, Australia Cost: A registration rate of AUD 1,100 (USD 1,030) is charged to entrepreneurs 40 years of age or ...
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