FWEN Profile: Nehaya

Name: Nehaya
Age: 25 years old
Location: Nablus
Business Plan: Traditional Palestinian Cuisine Restaurant

How did you decide to participate in FWEN? What have you gained from the program?

As a student at An-Najah University (she graduated in 2007 with a degree in biotechnology), Nehaya noticed a problem that is universal to students around the world: Because they live far away from their families while at school, many students miss home-cooked meals and crave “comfort food.” Although there are some fast-food restaurants offering delivery on campus, there is no way for students to get the traditional Palestinian dishes their mothers would have made them at home. Continue reading