Putting the Last, First.

Sometimes you find yourself in the right place at the right time.
 
Never would I have imagined that living through a war in Lebanon 32 years ago would fit that category.  Out of that crisis, Questscope was born. 
 
In reflecting about this past year, it is impossible not to consider where it all started: a commitment to engage disadvantaged youth living on the edge of civil conflict. They were the last, but mattered the most to me.
 
Over the years, Questscope has been deeply engaged in the lives of young people. Relationships of stability in places of...MORE

Mentor Training

As the temperature climbed near 90°F inside the training tent, new mentors tentatively introduced themselves. Amidst thick dust and lingering flies, Ashraf, a Questscope Project Manager, asked the volunteers to describe their favorite activities.
 
After some nervous laughter and a bit of coaxing, each person sitting in the room shared a small piece of themselves with the group. Bit by bit the fog of anonymity cleared. 
 
Over three days, a beautiful picture formed. The rag-tag group of mothers, university students, farmers, hairdressers, engineers, and women and...MORE