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  • Submitted by: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: Children, youth and family welfare; Education and training ; Job creation
  • Location: India; Occupied Palestinian Territory; Spain; Bahrain; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; UAE
  • Date of completion: 2013
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
In 2011 Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited announced that INJAZ al-Arab will receive a US$250,000 Deloitte21 grant. The grant is being paid in installments; the first installment was in 2011 and it will complete by 2012. INJAZ al-Arab is using the Deloitte21 grant to localize and pilot the Junior Achievement “Be Entrepreneurial” program for high school students in Middle Eastern markets and to launch a regional business plan competition. The pilot program in 2012 will reach more than 2000 students. In 2012, more than 70 Deloitte Middle East volunteers will implement the program in classrooms across the Middle East. The advanced business plan competition will be launched in 2013. 2013
In 2011 Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited announced that Pratham USA will receive a US$250,000 Deloitte21 grant. The grant is being paid in installments; the first installment was in 2011 and it will complete by 2013. Pratham USA is using the Deloitte21 grant to launch achievement centers in India focusing on secondary education for young women that have dropped out of school. Pratham USA has opened four achievement centers that will enroll a total of 400 young women. Three of the four centers are funded by Deloitte21. 2013
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $500,000
Description
Partner(s)
Pratham USA,
INJAZ al-Arab,
Deloitte Middle East
Description/achievement of initiative
Supporting underserved young people acquire the education and skills needed to join and succeed in the 21st century workplace.
Implementation methodologies
In order to achieve the targeted goals, financial support with Two US$250,000 Deloitte21 grants will be devoted.

Deloitte Middle East will also provide volunteers for the INJAZ al-Arab program.

For additional details Please see, Deloitte21, Inspiring young minds to achieve great futures

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