About the Program

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


  • To prevent risky behaviors with a focus on drugs among adolescents and youth
  • To increase knowledge and equip adolescents and youth with protective factors around risky behaviors and drugs
  • To build youth capacities and enhance their skills to help them make sound decisions
  • To inspire youth to be a positive influence on 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 CBOs
  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
  • Youth aged 12-14 years
  • In and out of school setting
  • On ground
  • 1 academic year or 14 weeks
  • 14 sessions for children
  • 50 minutes per session
  • 12 to 25 participants per session