We back ambitious organisations and leaders who improve the lives of people living in poverty in the Arab world, particularly those working to economically empower women and improve children’s education. 

At Alfanar, we look for social enterprises that share our values and meet the following criteria:

  • Are entrepreneurial in spirit and drive.
  • Work to improve lives in deprived communities, especially women and children.
  • Want to significantly grow their social impact.
  • Have a vision of how to become financially sustainable through income generation.
  • Are open to receiving strategy support and organisational capacity-building.

To find out more about what we look for in an investee click here.

Successful applicants can expect to receive up to £500,000 in investment over a 4 year period, in addition to extensive management support and training.

Please note that we currently only work with organisations that are based in Egypt and Lebanon, but please sign up to our mailing list and follow us on Facebook to stay informed of our future plans.

If you are a social entrepreneur who meets the above criteria and would like to apply for investment, please contact us at [email protected]

We only work with organisations that are registered.