About the Program

The “4Z” Program is developed by Mentor Arabia to overcome the ongoing challenges faced by Generation Z based on the 4 foundations mentor, inspire, prevent and empower.


  • Prevent risky behaviors and drug use among adolescents and youth
  • Increase adolescents’ and youth’s knowledge and equip them with protective factors around risky behaviors and drug use
  • Build youth capacities and enhance their skills to help them make sound decisions
  • Inspire youth to positively influence their surrounding environment



  1. Self-Esteem
  2. Decision Making
  3. Refusal Skills
  4. Time Management
  5. Communication Skills
  6. Coping Skills
  7. Empathy
  8. Goal Setting
  9. Conflict Resolution
  10. Group Dynamics
  1. Partner with governmental entities and local actors
  2. Identify and contact schools or Community-Based Organizations
  3. Recruit and train facilitators on the program
  4. Coach the facilitators throughout the implementation
  5. Monitor and Evaluate the program
  6. Implement sessions with students
  7. Document lessons learned and disseminate knowledge
  • Adolescents and youth aged 12-17 years
  • In and out of school setting
  • On ground
  • 1 academic year or 14 weeks
  • 14 sessions
  • 50 minutes per session
  • 12 to 25 participants per session