Basic Needs, Healthcare and Education

Family Empowerment

150+

Food boxes distributed every month to vulnerable families

25

Student scholarships covered
in 2020

Provide families across Lebanon with food and basic needs, medical services, housing, education, livelihood support including distribution of:

  • Food boxes, Flour
  • Babies and children essentials (milk and diapers), clothes and toys
  • Hygiene kits
  • Christmas baskets
  • Medication
Monitor the progress of the families to ensure they build better lives for themselves and to help build a fairer society Provide families with legal support and protection when needed, in several matters and issues such as rent  issues, negotiations and legal proceedings when needed to protect tenants, employment issues, formalities with authorities to obtain financial support, etc.

Single Units Restoration

We aim to ensure a safe shelter to families that have been affected by the August 4th blast and preserve their dignity. We have thus restored during the past year single residential units in Beirut helping 162 men, women and children regain their homes.

13

In Nabaa

54

Families

29

In Gemayze & Achrafieh

162

In Beneficiaries

12

In Mar Mikhael

Heritage and Culture Preservation

2

heritage buildings fully
rehabilitated

4

heritage buildings being
rehabilitated

6

Buildings in the pipleline

  • Restore, preserve and protect heritage buildings in partnership with specialized architects, engineers and legal experts
  • Help preserve the vernacular social and cultural identity of neighborhoods
  • Offer legal support to owners and tenants of heritage buildings and protect the tenancy of vulnerable families

Tamish Building – Mar Mikhael

8

Families

7

Businesses

50

Beneficiaries

Livelihoods and Business support

Small local businesses are the backbone of the Lebanese economy, employing thousands of people and nurturing countless families. In our quest to revive the destroyed neighbourhoods, we are supporting micro and small businesses in the neighbourhoods of Gemmayze, Mar Mikhael, Bourj Hammoud and Geitawy, and helping them sustain and grow.Our intervention includes rehabilitation of the shops and factories, equipment repair and upgrade, development of profit optimization strategies, uplifting of branding and communication, legal support and capacity development Through our support to business owners, we are promoting long-term access to income and employment and restoring the economic activity and urban fabric of neighborhoods

2

heritage buildings fully
rehabilitated

4

heritage buildings being
rehabilitated

6

Buildings in the pipleline

We embrace a variety of sectors in order to revitalize economic activity and bring back neighbourhood life. We carefully target diverse businesses including women-led businesses and shops owned and managed by people with special needs in our quest for social sustainability

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