Who we are

arab.org is owned & operated by The Olive Tree S.A.L. – a social enterprise startup from Lebanon making an impact for the common good.”

Our Vision
More than our aim: our purpose

Empower people & organizations to do good.

Our Principles
Our moral code & what we stand for

  • Collaboration
    Only together as a collective, can we bring about real change and betterment to society.
  • Transparency
    We conduct our business with a high level of transparency and a simple development model and we publish our impact publicly.
  • Innovation
    We use our skills and creativity to make the world a better place. We want to make it possible to both inform and take action to solve the problems we discover.
  • Leadership
    We believe in taking the lead whenever wherever required by empowering individuals and organizations to influence others towards common goals.

Our Objectives
What we seek to do

  • Raising Awareness
    Civil society’s active role and through active collaboration.
  • Raising Hope
    Enabling the use of technology to innovate ways of contributing to the wellness and welfare of society.
  • Raising Standards
    Education, Reporting, Communication to & from civil society in the Arab World.

Our Mission
How we will do it

arab.org’s mission is to improve the status and welfare of people in the Arab World and beyond by offering community information, expertise and new opportunities to connect, collaborate, and campaign to offer real support for real issues.
We do not wish to change the world, but to transform it through our adopted sustainable, multi-phased approach in rolling out our service offerings for the common good.

 

Interested in writing about arab.org?
View our Press Resources

 

 

NGO Portal

With the goal of becoming the heart of civil society in the Arab World, we’ve began working on the reference index for all Arab-based and Arab-destined Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) – currently with 3700 entries and countingit remains a work in constant progress with our references cited by news organizations such as The New York Times, Euronews, RT, The Daily Star, AFP and The Huffington Post.
Click here to see the full listing of NGO’s operating in Arab states.

Learn more

 

Click to Help

The roll-out of exciting & innovative ways for organizations, fundraisers, visitors of all ages and for various causes to contribute to the wellness of society continues. We begin with the Middle East’s first traditionally disruptive donor platform: Click-to-Help, home of free donations to worthwhile causes where it costs visitors nothing, except a few seconds of their time.
Show your support with our hashtag #arabhelp.

While arab.org cannot be a substitute to reforming the donor system, we work to add new channels to it. We are proud to provide opportunities where funds which would may not have existed without our platform, go directly to our reputed beneficiaries – and that’s a powerful statement.

How does it work?

 

Inspired by LVP

“We rise by lifting others”

Our Identity

Ever since our identity first publically appeared in 2002, it has since been modified with simpler lettering with a logo of neutral colour of orange comprising basic elements of symbolism to portray a pattern distinct to the Arab World.
Get our logo details here.

Timeline

1996
arab.org domain registered
2002
Logo appears for first time – now a registered & protected trademark, learn more here
2016
Work begins under BinAnton Limited
2016
Arab NGO Directory launched, becoming the recognized reference for civil society
2017
Setup of The Olive Tree SAL, a social enterprise to run & operate arab.org
2017
Click-to-Help launched, you click – we donate
2018
NGO Jobs launched in collaboration with Bayt.com
2019
NGO Portal launched
2019
More to come!

Should you wish to contact us, please click here.

 


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