Meet the Generation17 Young Leaders: The Story of Nadine Khaouli

May 25, 2021

Introducing Nadine Khaouli, a Generation17 member from Lebanon providing food, medication, and shelter for communities in the wake of the pandemic and explosion in Beirut.

Nadine Khaouli from Lebanon is one of our featured Generation17 Young Leaders. Nadine is a co-founder of Kafe be Kafak, an organization with a mission to allow all to live in dignity, providing local communities with basic needs like food, medication and shelter. After an explosion in Beirut and the pandemic, Kafe be Kafak stepped in to provide relief to the people of Lebanon, using technology to connect with and provide for the community.

Generation17 is an initiative in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that aims to harness technology to elevate the voices of young leaders around the globe who are working to achieve the Global Goals in now less than 10 years. Established by the United Nations in 2015, the Global Goals - or Sustainable Development Goals - provide a framework to address pressing global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate change and peace and justice, and build a better future for all by 2030.

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Some of the footage in Nadine’s video was shot with the Galaxy S21+.