9th October 2019

Opting for trade, not aid.

‘A group of Syrian and Palestinian women from a refugee camp in Lebanon transitioned a struggling project into an enterprise that aims to export around the world.’ Al-Monitor visited our studio and interviewed our two co-directors, Niveen & Meike.

‘Since we turned into a business, one of the things I am most proud of is how the quality of our products improved,’ Niveen says, explaining that they are able to ‘offer something unique’ to the international markets.

And Meike explains that, ‘especially now, eight¬†years into the Syrian crisis, what is needed are¬†startup investments, rather than funding for NGO projects.’

Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/syrian-palestinian-refugees-save-dying-project.html#ixzz61qvJL9tf

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