Duration: Every two years
Jordan is made up of approximately 48% youth. Yet despite their size the youth in Jordan are often left without economic opportunities or creative outlets. As a result, their ingenuity is left untapped and ideas left unmanifested. Through partnering with local Jordanian companies Partners for Good has tapped into the vast potential of Jordanian youth through Mesh Mostaheel. Mesh Mostaheel is a TV show broadcasted on Roya with a scheme to uplift, expose and engage local entrepreneurs. With broad community engagement, Mesh Mostaheel has been able to sift through different creative, business ideas and nominate individuals to compete for the chance to develop their ideas, with the support of mentors, live on Mesh Mostaheel. In the end, the ultimate winner gaining support from their choice of businesses incubators as well as a prize. As a result of the successful completion of Mesh Mostaheel, the concept of the show has been adopted in Sri Lanka under the name “One Good Idea”. Looking ahead, Partners for Good hopes to continue exporting the concept of Mesh Mostaheel to further support communities around the world.
The project has been able to showcase Jordanian talent through creative, entrepreneurial means. With an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, Mesh Mostaheel includes young Jordanians to come together and present their ideas in the competition. Through transforming projects into success stories with the help of specialists and by using the necessary research and studies. Jordanians from all walks of life are expected to participate in the program. The first season was launched in 2018 and the second season launched on February 1, 2020, next seasons planned every 2 years.
The show premieres one weekly TV episode, changemakers compete with each other in order to determine which project is the best, as determined by the audience. At the end of each episode, the will be opened for voting on the program’s website: www.meshmostaheel.com, to vote for the best project.
Mohammed Malhas, Winner of Season 2