Empowering Youth Globally

Mentor is the leading NGO working globally to help young people make healthy life choices.

About Us

Mentor International Summit 2023

Mentor representatives gathered in Stockholm to strengthen their work in building supportive communities and networks for youth.

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Mentor Series: Sweden - A Refugee's Inside Story

Marzieh Kheir Khah is Mentor Sweden’s office manager and has written a book about fleeing Afghanistan as a 19 year old refugee.

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Marzieh interviewed on TV4 in Sweden about the book she wrote

Mentor Series: Arabia - A Survivor and Loyal Mentor

 Mentor Arabia’s Bechara Ghaoui never gives up. He battled with a serious health crisis, beat the odds, is back at work and here to talk about it.

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Mentor Series: Germany - A Contribution to World Peace

Susanne Hübschle is Mentor Germany’s parenting expert, who has helped hundreds adults to become better role models.

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Mentor Series: Latvia - A Heartfelt Passion for Mentoring

Mentor Latvia’s new Executive Director has the passion and will to help build Mentor Latvia to a more sustainable organisation.

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Mentoring Europe Workshops

As in past years, grassroots mentoring association, Mentoring Europe, has run a valuable series of mentoring workshops for their partner members in 2022.

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HM Queen Silvia in Jordan

Mentor International’s Founder and President, HM Queen Silvia traveled to Amman to represent Mentor International and inaugurate activities in Jordan.

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Jordanian students on school visit together with HM Queen Silvia of Sweden and Mentor Arabia Board Member and supporters.

Mentoring News from Brussels

Finally! Mentoring was lifted at the European parliamentary level. This is the first in many steps in giving mentoring the attention it deserves.

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Mentor Office in Jordan

In order to extend its reach and impact, Mentor Arabia has opened a satellite office in Amman to run programs and activities for Jordanian youth.

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Mentor participates in 2022 Mentoring Summit

Expert presenters and broad participation from across the mentoring spectrum explored how, and under what conditions, mentoring works.

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Meeting 20+ Youth Organizations

Mentor attended Queen Silvia’s Care About The Children Foundation networking meeting with youth development organisations funded by CATCH.

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Int'l Development Spotlight

Supporting five independent development organizations, spread across the globe, requires agility, direction and great communication skills. Elise Alpen explains why.

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Photo: Vera Mendum-Purdy

Youth And Modern Museum

Mentor launches a series of workshops at Moderna Museet, to introduce art as a form of communication, expression, culture and work.

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Photo: Ian Rainsberger

Mentor at Expo in Dubai

Together with Choice Foundation, Mentor will co-host a series of sessions on youth issues targeting youth, parents, educators and professionals in the Swedish Pavillion.

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A Most Successful Fundraising Event

 Philanthropists and partners gathered together in December to raise funds for youth mentoring programs, in the presence of HM Queen Silvia of Sweden.

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Photo by Pierre Björk, CFHILL

Youth, Art and Social Impact

CFHILL, SEB and Moderna Museet and other donors help raise awareness for youth issues and mentoring as a powerful tool on behalf of Mentor.

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New Brand Identity

Mentor organization has officially been injected with new energy. In June 2021, Mentor rolled out and soft launched a fresh new visual identity and new program names worldwide.

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New Mentor Chairman

David Haak will take over as Chairman of the Board of Mentor International and Mentor Sweden. Hi first initiative will be to motivate more business leaders to get more involved in sharing social capital with young people.

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Mentor Promotes Diversity

Our work with youth is dependent on the underpinnings of an inclusive society. UN World Diversity Day emphasises and promotes this need. Please take a minute to reflect.

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COVID-19 And Social Media

If there is one truly positive thing about social media, it’s that it gives us the ability to stay in touch and actively interact with people despite quarantines and restrictions from the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

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Show The World Who You Are

Everybody needs a strong role model. By wearing a Mentor wristband, you remind yourself, and tell others, that you are a hero to someone. We have made over a thousand of these wristbands. Let us know if you’re interested!

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Making a Difference

Our Vision

A world where children and young people are empowered to make healthy decisions and live drug-free.

Our Commitment

Our programs align with the UN SDGs, including #3 to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Support Us

Your donations help us provide young people with the life skills they need to thrive. Donate today to invest in a healthier, more empowered future generation.