Status of initiative: N/a
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

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Pratham USA,
INJAZ al-Arab,
Deloitte Middle East
Deliverables
2013
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.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
500,000 USD
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: India; Occupied Palestinian Territory; Spain; Bahrain; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; UAE
Date of completion: 2013
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
, davidpearson@deloitte.com

Documents
#SDGAction1044
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