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“My father passed away a couple of months ago; he was very sick. My mom had to replace him at the parking, until she entirely took over the job. After everything we’ve been through at home, I don’t think we would have been able to carry on with our studies and succeed had it not been to Caritas Lebanon.”
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On January 24, 2019, in the context of USAID BALADI’s assistance program aiming to implement local community development projects that respect environmental standards, Caritas Lebanon organized a workshop in partnership with Terre Liban. The objective was to launch an “Eco-Municipality Manual” for the municipalities supported by BALADI program implemented by Caritas Lebanon and René Moawad Foundation, and BALADI CAP program implemented by MSI.
During December 2018 and January 2019, the Migrant Department carried out 3 workshops at the Padova hotel with the aim of developing standard operating procedures for the identification and referral of gender-based violence survivors. The workshops were organized with the help of the British embassy, and were attended by VIP guests such as the British Embassy Magna Carta team.
“Man is not only a freedom which he creates for himself. Man does not create himself. He is spirit and will, but also nature” - The Holy Father Francis on care for our common home.
By the end of January 2019, Caritas Lebanon established 2 large organic vegetable gardens at Oak and Cedar Shelters for survivors of gender-based violence.
On January 23, 2019, the Education Department organized a doll-showering activity with the help of IBHAR – إبحار in order to teach children good hygiene habits and improve their ability to take care of themselves.
USAID assistance to Roumine
In October 2018, thanks to the assistance and the equipment provided by USAID, the technical school in the Roumine village (Nabatieh, South Lebanon) was able to add a new Hotel Management major and improve existing majors for the first time ever.
6 Community Development Centers in Mount Lebanon celebrated Christmas with more than 350 beneficiaries by organizing different events.