What we’ve been up to…#MeWeIntl, OpenIdeo, DFAT Innovation XChange

In 2018, Open IDEO, MIKTA, and DFAT Innovation XChange named #MeWeSyria a winner of its Education in Emergencies Challenge (#EiEChallenge).

In this summary video, #MeWe International Inc. share what was achieved with its program, #MeWeSyria, during the 6-10 month journey to make tangible change for communities in need. During the #EiEChallenge, #MeWeIntl successfully piloted enhanced training approaches with the #MeWeSyria refugee networks in Turkey and Lebanon, and we supported our local trainers to reach more than 300 refugee youth and mothers across 8 cities in the two countries.

Please watch and share!

#MeWe International Inc. is a storytelling and communications skills-building methodology and training targetting psychological wellbeing, leadership opportunities, and goal-setting. Follow updates with hashtags #MeWeIntl, #MeWeSyria

#MeWe going international!

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I am pleased to announce #MeWe International Inc. is now registered as a non-profit C-corporation, and is in process of filing for 501C3 status!

Much else has also been going on. Too much to share here, so below are some highlights!

Some quick highlights:

#MeWe International Inc. are launching small country pilots in partnership with the U.S. State Department and local orgs:

March: Tajikistan, with Y Peer Tajikistan | April: Moldova, with CDA | April: Ecuador, with Esquel and Plan International | May: Mexico, with Ashoka Mexico | May: Honduras, with CCS and Oye. Stay tuned for more….

#MeWe accepts OPEN IDEO award from Australia DFAT and Innovation Exchange

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In February we were in Australia to accept the award for the #EIEChallenge, or education in emergencies challenge. This award will able #MeWe to boost our refugee-led network, and build in new tools. While in Australia, we were trained by Open Ideo on ┬áhuman centered design principles and built new prototypes to improve our work. Stay tuned…

New article on VICE Impact and more insights published on UNHCR Innovation’s Year in Review!

Read our latest article for Vice, here.

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Read our latest article for UNHCR Innovation, here.

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#MeWe speaks at Wilton Park Forum on Mental Health, hosted by Save the Children and DFID

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