All Projects

SPARK contributes to the sustainability of economic growth and long-term reconciliation by accelerating and facilitating economic and social growth through its many projects.

For a complete list of current and past projects, visit our project pages.

  • Agri Business Creation (ABC)

    Through rapid job creation, entrepreneurship development and improvement of government legitimacy, ABC coaches emerging entrepreneurs through training, mentoring and support of business plans.

    Multiple regions

  • Agri-business Incubation Network programme (ABIN)

    The goal of the Agri-business Incubation Network program is to establish a network of agribusiness incubation centres in rural areas in Burundi.

    Burundi

  • Boosting Your Beliefs

    SPARK is offering 20 youth of Erbil the chance to…

    Burundi

  • Business Startup Incubators support (BSIS)

    the goal of this programme which started in 2016 is to facilitate the creation of micro, small and medium sized enterprises through incubation. More so, this programme enhances their skills in becoming more competitive and financially sustainable.

    Occupied Palestinian Territories

  • Capacity Building of Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce

    The aim of this project is to further strengthen the capacity of the Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce (GCC) in reaching out to refugee-driven companies through improved strategic planning.

    Turkey

  • Cooperatives Support Programme (CSP)

    The CSP focuses on building the capacity of 100 cooper­atives working in the value chains of maize, beans, pota­toes and horticulture.

    Rwanda

  • EMEN-UP

    The programme responds to the European Commission’s COSME objective ‘to support actions that bring relevant players at national and regional levels into trans-national networks, to work together based on the existing evidence of what is effective and to achieve better impact’, since it assumes the creation of the new European Migrant Entrepreneurship Network (EMEN).

    Rwanda

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Development Activities (EBDA)

    SPARK is responding to the needs of Syrian and local…

    Rwanda

  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme (MFS II)

    This five-year programme, led by SPARK in partnership with BiD Network, started in January 2011 and is funded by the Dutch Government’s MFS II budget. Promoting entrepreneurship and job creation, MFS II aims to contribute to sustainable economic development in five post-conflict countries.

    Multiple regions

  • Higher Education for Syrians (HES)

    HES is supporting Syrian and Palestinian refugees to enjoy access to higher education and to become community, business and national leaders of the future.

    Multiple regions

  • Improving Employment Opportunities Programme (IEO)

    IEO contributes with this project to job creation for Syrian, Palestinian and Jordanian youth, by supporting existing MSMEs and start-ups.

    Jordan

  • Irish Potato Value Chain Financing (IPoVaF)

    The Irish Potato Value Chain Financing (IPoVaF) programme is a two-year project, supported by Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR), an organisation founded by DFID, SIDA, USAID and Mastercard Foundation.

    Jordan

  • Jordan’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Growth Programme

    The Jordan’s SME Growth Programme aims to foster a supportive business en­vironment by being fully integrated into the MSME ecosystem and create missing elements therein.

    Jordan

  • Kosovo Education and Employment Network (KEEN)

    Kosovo Education and Employment Network (KEEN) is a strategic coalition of four Kosovo-based civil society organisations focused on education, employment and social policies.

    Kosovo

  • Local Employment in Africa for Development (LEAD)

    The Local Employment in Africa for Development (LEAD) programme focuses on economic sectors with potential for growth in Somalia, Tunisia and Libya.

    Multiple regions

  • Migrant Entrepreneurship (MEP)

    Offering training and coaching packages for Diaspora with ambitions to start a business back in their country of origin.

    Multiple regions

  • Scholarships for Western Balkans (S4WB)

    The aim of the project is to make easier accessibility to the available scholarships for Western Balkans students and to better inform them of available scholarships.

    Kosovo

  • Talent Beyond Boundaries Project (TBB)

    Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB) as a pilot launched its digital ‘Talent Catalogue’ in 2016 to collect detailed descriptions of the education level, work experience, language abilities and other talents of the refugee populations in Jordan and Lebanon.

    Lebanon

  • Technical Assistance for Further Support to RCP-CID in its Operations

    The overall objective of the project is to improve the absorption capacity of Regional Competitiveness Operational Programme through delivery of Capacity Building activities.

    Turkey

  • The Human Safety Net For Refugee Start-ups (THSN)

    THSN is a project dedicated to giving refugees the skills and the resources to set up their own businesses and create jobs. This programme is launched in France and Germany in 2017, and there are plans to expand it to other European countries in the coming years.

    Europe

  • Youth on their Way to the Future

    ‘Youth on their way to the future’ provide 300 vulnerable Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian youngsters with a comprehensive package of life skills, psycho-social support, digital literacy skills and career support.

    Lebanon

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