Mission & Vision


Our Vision: 

To enable refugees to become rebuilders of their own lives and the communities where they are living, by promoting business projects that provide social services to vulnerable people in Europe as well as in the MENA region.

Our Mission: 

The aim of the foundation is to work with newcomers, in particular - but not exclusively - with refugees from the Middle East to promote social enterprise. To equip and empower them with values, education, experiences and skills.
We envisage to achieve this through:
- Conducting social impact studies in Europe and Middle East region
- Apply for grants (corporate and government)
- Coordinate execution of social enterprise projects in Europe and Middle East region
- Connecting donors with social entrepreneurs


Meet Us


Dr. Noemi Mena Montes

Journalist who had lived and worked in the Middle East. She is an expert on migration with experience as policy advisor and cross-cultural communication consultant.

She is a lecturer and researcher, working now on the topic of employment and social integration and social enterprises.

Anita Delhaas

Former Director of World Vision Lebanon. She has more than 27 years of NGO experience in Eastern Europe and Middle East. She has worked for World Vision International in senior positions involved in community develop, micro-enterprise, fundraising and advocacy. 


Arleen Westerhof
Board Member

Founder and Executive Director of the European Economic Summit. The summit pioneers new models of value-based business and economics   to promote justice, integrity and human flourishing.



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