Skills for Success Afghanistan – by C3 enterprise Ustad Mobile

Article published in Ustad Mobile’s blog.

Today there are still more than 4 million Afghan refugees outside of Afghanistan and over 1.5 million internally displaced persons within Afghanistan. Afghanistan has seen over 15 years of solid progress; GDP production is more than 4.5 times larger than it was in 2001 and school enrollment has increased from less than 1 million to over 9 million…

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The challenge of operating a local produce only restaurant in the UAE

Article published in The National 

DUBAI // Offering diners locally produced food is a challenge but a restaurant owner says her efforts to do so has given her environmental insights and taught her about nutrition. [C3 Entrepreneur] Sara Tabana is using recycled materials to build her restaurant, called Roots Bistro, in Silicon Oasis. She will source most of its food ingredients from…

Crowdfunding as a business model? Taita Leila in Palestine says yes

Article published in Wamda by Christina Ganim

The idea of crowdfunding a fashion line is a familiar concept to Western fashion brands but few use the technique as the only sales method for individual designer lines.

Taita Leila is based in Ramallah and mixes traditional designs with modern clothing, inspired by the long tradition of Palestinian embroidery.

Founder Noora Husseini said the business model was…