Monday 27 April 2015

Young Lebanese girls land an internship through Save the Children

Reem, 19, and Hanan, 22, both live in the same neighborhood but due to their introverted and shy nature, their relationship was limited to the casual greeting when they ran into each other. They both participated in Save the Children’s youth training programme and had been offered an internship in their village’s municipality. The programme, made possible by the Bureau of People, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) not only facilitated the young girls’ first steps into their careers, but also created a very strong friendship between them.

Friday 20 March 2015

Our Superhero Mohamad upholds education despite hard circumstances

As soon as one meets Mohamad, they cannot avoid noticing his funky and cool haircut and the lines drawn by his barber’s shaver on the sides of his head and on his eyebrow. A couple of years ago, before his arrival to Lebanon, Mohamad was a different boy. In Aleppo where he lived before finding refuge in Beirut, 13 year-old Mohamad was the smartest student in his class.

Thursday 18 December 2014


Our field staff from the Shelter and Food Security and Livelihoods teams provided us with short quotes summing up what motivates them or why they are inspired by their work.


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Wednesday 17 December 2014

The International Community Must Step Up its Support #4Lebanon

A core group of INGO's working in Lebanon, including Save The Children, have launched a major campaign to raise awareness about the urgent humanitarian situation in Lebanon. The campaign which was coordinated by the LHIF and the core working group includes a website, info-graphics and abundant social media traffic. The campaign coincides with the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan that the UN is launching this week.


Tuesday 16 December 2014

Street Children's Own Animated Films Screened in International Film Festival

For an emerging filmmaker to be selected to take part in an international film festival is a great achievement. It is an even bigger achievement when a child who had to leave school and work on the streets gets selected to participate in a recognized worldwide movie festival.