Priority Area: Access to the Labour Market


The “Support Vocational Students to Better Access the Market” project aims to improve access to market for the Lebanese and Syrian vocational students in the midst of the economic crisis. 

The project seeks to

  • Improve the knowledge of Lebanese and Syrian students on renewable energy.
  • Enhance the Lebanese and Syrian students’ opportunities to access the renewable energy market.

Target group:

  • 80 disadvantaged Lebanese and Syrian refugee students in Baalbeck-Hermel
  • 10-12 Vocational institutes and public schools in Baalbeck-Hermel.

Project Location: Baalbeck-Hermel, Lebanon 

Planned Activities:

  • Coordination and collaboration with institutes 
  • Outreach and selection of students 
  • 3-months training and capacity building on solar energy systems, and labour market preparation 
  • Internship placement and internships through the Entrepreneurship and Employment Bureau (EEB) at LOST of the students with solar energy system firms 
  • Installing 6 solar energy systems for 6 public education institutions
  • Closing ceremony


LOST’s programming focuses on developing the intellectual capital of the local society via programs for youth, women, and children. Since its inception, LOST has managed over USD 20 Million in community development projects funded by numerous international organizations and government institutions including but not limited to the World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP, UNHCR, UNFPA, UNESCO, WFP, Embassies of The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Action Aid Denmark, GIZ (Germany), HOPES and HOPES-LEB funded by the European Union, Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Mercy Corps, Italian Development Cooperation, Search for Common Grounds (SFCG), Canada Fund, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), GVC, Forum ZFD, OrientHelfer, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung(KAS), and Government of Bavaria among many others.