Empowering MSMEs: Naaam Business Solutions Center's Innovative Approach to Market Integration and Growth

Entrepreneurial ecosystems
Designed by Swisscontact, and under the Tafawoq program, the Naaam Business Solutions Center was established in Beirut in collaboration with The Nawaya Network and with DROPS in Tripoli to provide business solutions, business support, and capacity building for MSEs. So far, 410 MSMEs have joined Naaam Business Center.

Initiating Social-Private Partnerships for Effective Collaboration

In 2023, the Naaam Business Solutions Center embarked on its business development plan, marking a strategic shift towards social-private partnerships. Through a well-coordinated effort, the center engaged with a private sector entity, leveraging specialized expertise and services. This collaboration led to remarkable outcomes, generating more than 25 opportunities within a single project.

Empowering MSMEs for Market Integration

The Naaam Business Solutions Center has played a crucial role in aiding MSMEs' successful integration into the market. By offering guidance and insights into technical business aspects, the center has enabled micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises to navigate the complexities of business operations. This support has empowered these enterprises to actively participate in bidding processes, secure additional projects, ensure the well-being of their families, and contribute to community welfare.

Advantages and Benefits for Naaam Business Network Affiliates

Affiliated MSMEs within the Naaam Business Network have reaped various advantages from the center's support. These benefits encompass increased participation in bidding processes, enhanced project acquisition, improved family stability, and a positive impact on community welfare.

Driving Positive Community Impact and Scalability

The overarching goal of the Naaam Business Solutions Center is to achieve substantial scalability potential across diverse market participants. This approach aims to create a far-reaching and positive influence on both the community and overall operating structures, contributing to sustainable economic growth and development.


This project is financed by the Leopold Bachmann Foundation, among other donors. This project is part of the Swisscontact Development Programme, which is co-financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA.

Initial vocational education and training
The project enables 150 young women and men from three population groups to take part in a coaching cycle that teaches them basic skills to integrate into the labour market in the project areas of Tripoli and Beddawi in northern Lebanon.In Lebanon in 2018, 950 000 Syrian refugees were registered with the UNHCR, while approximately 250 000...