Nafham from Egypt wins 2015 WISE Award

Egypt-based C3 social enterprise Nafham won the prestigious WISE award: World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is an international, multi-sectoral and action-oriented platform for innovation in education that connects innovators, nurtures new ideas, and recognizes and supports successful initiatives that are helping revitalize education.

Nafham is a crowdsourced online platform providing K-12 educational content in Arabic, organized by syllabus and educational level. It is intended to…

Wahbeh nominated for Woman of the Year Award

C3 social enterprise Dumye’ sees its founder and creative director Sarah Wahbeh nominated among ‘The Humanitarians’, one of the categories of the prestigious Emirates Woman of the Year Award.

She makes handcrafted dolls, which are then gifted to orphans.

CV: Sahar is the woman behind Dumyé, which makes hand-crafted dolls “with a purpose”. For every doll it sells, Dumyé gifts another to an…

Entrepreneur magazine on iSolarWorkx

Article published in Entrepreneur 

Ali Abdel Hafiz, founder and CEO of iSolarWorkx, says that he set up the company, which creates DIY educational kits for educators and students, “to help the young generation understand science in a practical and creative manner, give them an opportunity to understand practical applications related to renewable energy (RE), and help them to be creative and innovative through the…

Self-made: How Dubai’s Dumyé is in the running to win $1M in funding

Article Published in Wamda

Big money isn’t an essential requirement to launch a successful startup. Just ask Dubai-based social entrepreneur Sahar Wahbeh (pictured below). The US-born, Lebanese-Palestinian – and founder of Dumyé – is living proof that you can build a successful brand on a budget.
“I gave up my branding consultancy to set up Dumyé with nothing more than a few thousand dollars…

iSolarworkx: The C3 Way

Barakabits covers the story of our very own Ali Adbel Hafiz founder of “iSolarWorkx”: Ali is one social entrepreneur that is not only inspired by science, but inspired by the notion of making science more accessible to everyone in a creative and innovative way. His social enterprise works to create DIY solar kits that are modeled as cars, making learning about science…