Our Vision

Alfanar envisions an Arab world in which the poor and vulnerable, especially women, youth and children, can access the education and opportunities they need to lead productive and dignified lives. 

Our Mission

Alfanar strives to improve the lives of underprivileged women, youth and children, including refugees, by supporting the growth of sustainable, scalable social enterprises.

Our Model

Rather than relying on charitable donations, Alfanar supports ambitious social enterprises to develop sustainable revenue streams, thereby breaking the cycle of donor dependency. By partnering the spirit of philanthropy with the rigor of private sector investment, we advance long-term sustainable social impact.

This is done through a combination of the following:

Tailored Funding

Focused, systematic funding helps each social enterprise measurably grow its impact.

Management Support

High-engagement technical support, training, mentorship and access to networks.

Performance Evaluation

Using business intelligence technology, we support social enterprises to better monitor and analyse their progress against social impact and financial sustainability targets.

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Our Commitment to SDGs

The Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) are a set of goals set out by the UN that address global challenges that must be overcome in order to achieve a better and more sustainable future.

At Alfanar, we are committed to furthering the objectives of the following SDGs:


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