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Who we are: Forsa is a UK-sponsored initiative, which is part of a commitment by the G8 and Deauville Partnership nations to support Arab countries in transition.

What we do: We support entrepreneurship across the Arab region through our innovative mentoring programme and assist governments in ongoing efforts to improve the business environment, foster economic growth, and create sustainable private sector jobs.

"Life changing" – Safa Hajjaj, Morocco
"My mentor is terrific, Forsa gave me the confidence and the opportunity to find exactly what I need" – Yahia El-Sayed, Egypt
"This is a very inspirational self-exploration and motivational program. Looking forward to implement what I learned to move myself and my business forward" — Nabil Hijazi, Jordan
"It’s been such an enriching experience due to the space provided for us to connect with the mentors, not just superficially but on a deeper level" – Walaa Hamdan, Jordan
"It's been a great pleasure to attend Forsa Rabat as an entrepreneur... For those of you who will be present at the next Forsa workshops: don't miss a minute, and trust Forsa, it will make you a better person!" – Anass Benshrir, Morocco

Latest news

  • Press Coverage of Forsa Event at the British Embassy in Rabat, March 2014 (Multiple Languages)

    Press Coverage of Forsa Event at the British Embassy in Rabat, March 2014 (Multiple Languages)

  • A growing percentage of Jordanian entrepreneurs are women

    Growing number of women entrepreneurs in Jordan

  • Success of Forsa Initiative highlighted

    Read article about the success of Forsa Initiative

Upcoming events

  • Forsa Networking Event Egypt Date: 16 April 2014 Venue: Safir Hotel, Dokki, Cairo Time: 6pm

  • Forsa Networking Event Libya Date: 26 April 2014 Venue: Soussa Street, 7km, Abou Nawas-Gergaresh, TripoliTime: 3.30pm-6pm

  • Forsa Policy Workshop Tunisia Date: 29 April 2014 Venue: TBD

Latest blog

  • Forsa Entrepreneur Siraj Haddaden

    Feb 09, 2014

    At 22, Forsa alumna Siraj Haddaden is already one of Jordan's most promising young social entrepreneurs

  • The true power of people!

    Oct 26, 2013

    My experience with Forsa

  • Promoting Entrepreneurship in Egypt

    Oct 22, 2013

    Forsa launched its mentorship program in Egypt with two pilot workshops in Cairo on September 28-30 and October 1-3.   The participants included entrepreneurs from sectors as diverse as construction, education, retail and technology, who were introduced and paired with experienced mentors from the business community.