Ideas Change The World.
Ideas Beyond Borders is a nonprofit that translates, creates, and distributes content to advance critical thinking, science and civil rights in the Middle East.
Education is widely agreed to be the fastest path to freedom and empowerment in the MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region.
Yet, for every hundred books and Wikipedia articles available in English, there is just one in Arabic.
Increasing access to this information counters extremism, fights oppression and awards greater freedom to those that need it most.
The greatest threat to extremism
isn't drones firing missiles, but girls
-Nicholas D. Kristof
Our progress so far
Our curated content has been viewed over 215 million times, and our 200+ strong team of translators have helped double the size of Wikipedia Arabic.
views of our curated content
translated into native languages
Wikipedia articles and news entries translated
translators & activists working within our network