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NGOs

Jeunesse Anti-Drogue, otherwise known as Youth Against Drugs, was established in 1981 upon the joint initiative of the organization’s current President Joseph Hawat and Father Benoit Succar. Having lost much of the documentation it had for NGOs during the war, the Ministry of the Interior and...

The first step towards establishing Jeunesse Contre Drogue was taken by Mr. Ellie Lahoud who is currently the president of the organization. Starting off as a group of boys from Adonis, the organization was founded on February 4, 1994 under the name Shabeebit Adonis.

Until 2012, ‘Kamashtak’, Arabic equivalent of ‘busted’, was a common vernacular term the Lebanese used jokingly or ironically upon catching someone red-handed or pulling off a mischievous act. However, the word took on an entirely new dimension when a group of activists and IT enthusiasts...

Throughout its history, Lebanon has seen the emergence of several initiatives, activities and councils that presented themselves as devoted platforms aimed at fostering culture and intellectual thought. The Antelias Cultural Movement spearheaded such initiatives, ranking relatively high on...

Establishment In the summer of 1979, in response to the intensification of war and bombings, a group of female social activists avowed to try to relieve the suffering and the tragedies incurred during the violence. To achieve this, they rushed to send out a message of solidarity and hope by...

Establishment and Objective ‘Anta Akhi’, Arabic equivalent for ‘You Are My Brother’, was the name accorded to the non-profit organization founded in the early nineties by Yvonne Chami, a social worker, midwife and nurse, as a safe haven for the youth whose autonomy, potential and...

It has often been said that a picture speaks a thousand words. This has proven to be the case for the Image Festival Association- Zakira, which, in keeping with this motto, devoted itself to promoting photography in Lebanon as a vehicle for art and self-expression.

Lebanon has one of the worst records in traffic accidents in the Arab world, and hardly a day goes by when we do not hear about new fatalities and injuries sustained in severe car crashes across Lebanon. Like hundreds of other Lebanese families, Mr. Fadi Gebrane and his wife Lena Gebrane lost their...

Establishment In the decade following the end of the Civil War there was a notable increase in substance addiction in the Lebanese community and addressing substance dependence became a pressing matter that demanded earnest and immediate attention. Alarmed by the number and severity of addiction...

The BADER Young Entrepreneurs Program is a Beirut-based non-profit organization established in 2005 under the joint-initiative of the then Minister of Finance Jihad Azour, MP and businessman Robert Fadel, and a constellation of 40 business pioneers.