DUBAI, UAE, June 02, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mowgli Foundation received the "Employment Generation Award" from the Ta'atheer Forum during the Ta'atheer CSR Awards Ceremony 2016, held in Dubai on May 22, 2016. Mowgli received the award for the significant impact that it has achieved through supporting over 790 entrepreneurs to drive and generate employment in the MENA region.
The event, held during a conference under the title: Driving Sustainable Social Impact and Strategic CSR within MENA for 13 Years, aims to celebrate and reward organizations from various sectors by showcasing examples of best practice and successful program delivery.
Mowgli CEO Kathleen Bury, who received the award, commented, "Ever since Mowgli was established in 2008, we have continuously and tirelessly worked to support the region's entrepreneurs in building and growing sustainable businesses by providing them with trained mentors who can support them both personally and professionally, thereby increasing their employment requirement within their communities."
Bury concluded, "Receiving this award reaffirms the real value and impact of entrepreneurial mentoring programs as a complimentary service that truly nurtures and empower entrepreneurs to grow and succeed, and thereby increase the return investment for funders of entrepreneurial support activities."
About Mowgli Foundation
The Mowgli Foundation is an international UK-headquartered award-winning mentoring organisation that works with international and local governments, financial institutions, philanthropists and corporates globally to provide mentoring programs that empower entrepreneurs to drive economic growth and strengthen leadership.
Mowgli provides mentoring programs that inspire, connect and guide entrepreneurs and leaders to overcome life's personal and business challenges through the:
- Training and nurturing of mentors
- Strengthening of entrepreneurs and their businesses by matching them with a trained mentor in facilitated and supervised long-term relationships
- Building of a global community of trained mentors and entrepreneurs that are able to access networking, learning and growth opportunities
Mowgli has an alumni with over 1680 members and has matched over 780 entrepreneurs with trained mentors in 14 countries; Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and the UK.
In 2016, the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) awarded the European Quality Award (EQA) to Mowgli for its Mowgli Mentoring Experience (MME) program and in 2012, Mowgli received the Mohammed bin Rashid Award for Young Business Leaders Award for the 'Best Mentor Network in the Arab Region'.
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