Who We Are
Eedama is an independent social enterprise that promotes sustainable development by supporting citizens, schools, and organizations in embracing sustainability within their practices through education, training, design, research, and content creation.
Founded in Abu Dhabi in 2015, Eedama operates in both the UAE and Lebanon, hosting and collaborating with partners globally. Our staff is spread over four main regions: Abu Dhabi Emirates, Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Greater Beirut, and Northern Lebanon. The founding partners are experts in the field of energy and the environment, with PhDs and over 15 years of experience each in research and work in that domain.
Eedama’s Impact Entrepreneurship track is designed to support startups, small businesses, civil society organisations (CSOs) and community initiative by offering a range of training and coaching programs. Our expertise lies social business strategy (from a project to a full fledged organisation) as well as all the ingredients of the daily life of an organisation; Human Resources management and decision making systems, financial planning and management, crisis management, sustainability, and impact assessment, with a focus on helping businesses navigate the current multiple crises globally.
Eedama’s team of experienced professionals will work with you to develop a customized plan that suits your specific needs and goals. Eedama has developed a hands-on unique expertise in the difficult context of Lebanon multiple crises since 2019.
Eedama’s comprehensive training for startups and CSOs in the founding covers everything from ideation to pitching, and each module can be delivered individually or as part of a complete training program that lasts between 15 and 30 days. In addition, Eedama offer a range of sessions that help organisations and businesses handle crises in the most effective way possible. The programs are structured around three pillars: the self (individual), the organization, and the business model.
Given that Eedama’s team develops all the training content, the programs are customizable, and available both online and in-person, ranging from one-day to 30-day sessions. Eedama also offer tailor-made solutions that can be adapted to other types of organizations.
Our Training Modules Include
- Business & Entrepreneurship for social and green enterprises, for CSOs/NGOs, for community initiatives
- Crisis Management for CSOs/NGOs, startups and SMEs
- Women Led Entrepreneurship
- Stress-Management & Decision-Making in Times of Crisis
- Circular & Sharing Economy, Innovation and Sustainability
- Business & Sustainability: Making Profit while Making a Positive Impact
At Eedama, we believe that responsible entrepreneurship is the key to a better future. Join us in our mission to create a sustainable and socially responsible business ecosystem in Lebanon. Contact us today to learn more about our business entrepreneurship support and team building activities.
Coaching & Advisory
Eedama offers Coaching and Advisory services from experts with field experience in various areas. Eedama’s experienced team members all have a previous hands-on experience, and actively listen and ask the right questions while contributing to solution finding when relevant.
Our coaching and advisory services cover various topics such as:
- Strategy & Business Model
- Financial Projections
- Marketing & Public Relations
- Green Business
For individuals, Eedama provides career path orientation, stress-management, and leadership coaching.
Download our full Training Catalogue here.