Welcome to Mowgli Mentoring

Mowgli Mentoring is a not-for-profit organisation driving inclusive economic and social change in the Middle East and Africa. Our unique, award-winning methodology provides a supportive framework which empowers entrepreneurs, corporate employees, women and youth to unlock their potential and seize new opportunities.  

Over the past decade Mowgli has worked with philanthropists, and local and international governmental and private sector partners to provide mentoring across 14 countries in the Middle East, North Africa as well as the UK.  We have trained more than a thousand mentors who have supported entrepreneurs from all sectors. They create and safeguard jobs, producing a significant economic and social return on investment. We are now also expanding our operations across Africa, and in addition to remaining focused on entrepreneurs and corporate employees, we will have an increased focus on women and youth as key additional beneficiaries of our programs.

Mowgli Mentoring’s methodology supports long-term professional and personal development. Our volunteer mentors are trained to listen, guide and inspire. Mentors themselves testify as to how the mentoring process also helps their own development. We systematically match mentors with mentees, and provide structured support as they co-develop long-term, trust-based relationships. Our approach is a practical and sustainable way of developing human capital to the benefit of the whole community.

Mentoring is a vital and cost effective means of supporting sustainable development.  Mentoring is an essential component of human capital development.  It provides a supportive framework within which entrepreneurs, corporate employees women and youth can set and achieve their goals. 

“I’m really happy with Phil, he was there for me consistently throughout the whole year, and he was always available to talk about my plans and objectives. "
Technica, Lebanon
“The workshop helped me to gain a better understanding of my aspirations. Saying out loud the ideas that were in my head clarified what I was looking for in life, and facilitated me setting my personal and professional goals.”
Karam Design, Lebanon
"The opportunity to create long-lasting relationships between mentor and mentee was the “golden nugget” of the mentorship program" Derek Thomas
Beyond Reform & Development Irada, Lebanon
“My advice though: It’s free, but the value is there for you- as much as mentor and mentees commit themselves too, you will get the value back that you put in.”
Stubbs Rich LLP, UK
“Through understanding the value you can bring to another business, you see the value you bring to your own business more clearly.”
Green Café at Cecil Sharp House, UK
“I listen more and more effectively. I’m more sympathetic and empathetic. I’m much more focused. I put it down to what I’ve learnt through Mowgli”

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