Stories


Reverse Shop: A 300 Day Upliftment Cycle through Gamification & Economification of Household Waste

When we set out on our household waste recycling challenge, we had no idea that it would lead us to the development of a new type of entity. Something more than a modified version of countless…  


Facing Disability with Determination

In Syria, 11-year-old Hanin takes a step forward with support from Japan-funded UNDP disability programme. Hanin Samer Eyadah was just five years old when a shell exploded and lodged a piece of…  


Our Data Journey

The insights we gained from data and the journey that led us from one challenge to another  


Youth led Campaign with Accelerator lab Syria: “Who knows, it might come in handy one day”

Enter any Syrian household and you will find that, by the force of habit, they have stores of recyclable materials; a big plastic bag full of smaller plastic bags, a corner under the sink reserved for…  


Harmony of Hope: Syrian youth sings for peace

“Together we shall stand, in harmony hand-in-hand. The sweet words we say build bridges of compassion. Hope cannot be lost due to hatred and feuds.” Read more about the journey of 230 youth from Syria…  


From organic waste to food security: Building on nature-based frugal innovations

With the increased prices and shortage of Agriculture inputs (Fodder, fertilizers), farmers are using frugal and nature-based solutions to address the challenge. Accelerator lab Syria is working with…  


النفايات المنزلية: مخلفاتٌ أم كنز؟

مختبر التسريع الانمائي سوريا هو الأن في مهمة لفهم مشهد إعادة التدوير في سوريا مع التركيز على ممارسات إعادة التدوير المنزلية  


Mapping our Household Waste: Trash or Treasure?

Accelerator Lab Syria is now on a mission to understand the recycling scene in Syria with a focus on the household recycling practices  


UNDP Syria’s Green Team Pilots Green Energy for the Country Office

The climate crisis is gradually worsening. As a crisis country with 13.4 million people in need, and 90% of the population considered poor, Syria is hit harder by its consequences. However, we cannot…  


Syrian Spectacles: Can we map it? Yes we can

The Accelerator Lab made a big impact in the Syrian country office. With an energetic attitude and new tools, they discovered an adjacent possibility which opened up many doors. Read more to find out…  

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