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Our Mission: TYO is an American, non-governmental organization that works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, enabling children, youth and parents to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members. Read more

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    Innovative Entrepreneurs Pave the Way in Northern Palestine

    A February 3, 2016 Forbes magazine report highlights the ways in which “women entrepreneurs are creating new and innovative work environments that cater to an evolving and modern workforce.” This sentiment could not ring more true for TYO’s Advancing Palestinian Women Entrepreneurs (APWE) participants who must come up with creative and boundary-breaking ways to maintain successful businesses given the political context in which they work. As APWE wraps up its first phase of business development trainings and coaching sessions, we had the chance to interview Manar Shab’an, an APWE entrepreneur who uses community involvement and inventive business practices to help lead Continue reading…

    February 11th, 2016 | Read more

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    TYO Intern Alumni: Where are They Now?

    Eleanor Trenary My internship at TYO helped guide my professional decisions after I left, and gave me a stronger sense of myself as an employee, manager, and person. Originally from Minneapolis, MN Eleanor taught Sports for adolescents, Fitness class as part of The Women’s Group and Professional Competency at An-Najah University as an intern at TYO Nablus in the summer of 2013. What was your favorite moment/story from your time with TYO?  One of the best moments from my class at Najah was a discussion my students had about their desired careers. There were strong opinions in the class about how Palestinians can best Continue reading…

    February 3rd, 2016 | Read more

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    Hope Through Cultural Diplomacy

    As technology and travel increase interactions between individuals of different cultural backgrounds, it is vital to recognize the similarities between seemingly different groups of people. Through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) #My Voice My School student advocacy project, Palestinian refugee students in Syria recently had the opportunity to connect with students from Europe and identify the similarities between their lives in very different locations from around the world. A bond over a mutually enjoyed song can help to heighten the understanding, respect, and empathy between the youth participating in the program. Intercultural exchange is at the heart Continue reading…

    January 28th, 2016 | Read more

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    APWE’s Research Project Has Begun!

    Since 2011, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization has prioritized entrepreneurship programs specifically tailored to address the needs of women in Northern Palestine. TYO’s current project, Advancing Palestinian Women Entrepreneurs (APWE), seeks to empower women entrepreneurs and provide them with the tools and skills needed to grow profitable and sustainable businesses that are scalable and facilitate job creation. A critical component of any successful micro-business is a business owner’s ability to access start-up capitol to access the supplies, materials, and locale to conduct one’s business. A recent report from the Independent shows that micro-finance still plays a critical role in helping otherwise impoverished Continue reading…

    January 21st, 2016 | Read more