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Friday 3 July 2015

Save the Children empowers Lebanese organizations to make sustainable change in communities’ lives

“When we first established 'Al Tafawwok wal Saadah', we didn’t have much experience. We had problems on the financial, technical, managerial and financial levels. Our mission and vision weren’t clear enough and the staff members’ roles weren’t organized. However, our volunteering spirit and neutrality made us progress and prove ourselves to Save the Children Lebanon (SCL) ”, says Fayek Shehadeh, project coordinator in the organization.

Thursday 25 June 2015

Photo Story: Iraqi Refugee Women Attend Positive-Parenting Sessions

Save the Children’s Child Protection programme in Beirut held a week long positive parenting workshop to Iraqi women who have fled the conflict in their country and sought refuge in Lebanon.The Japan Platform (JPF) is funding this project to ensure that the desperation and recent vulnerability of newly displaced parents does not severely affect their relationship with their children.

The workshop elaborates on the goals that parents want to achieve with their children and the means to attain these goals through good means of communication, mutual respect, and trust.

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Syrian Refugee Children Draw What They Miss Most About Home

Four years on, the Syria crisis has led four million people to flee their homes and seek refuge in neighboring countries in the region. Innocent children have been forced to leave their country and settle in new environments.

During a drawing activity in Lebanon, Syrian refugee children drew the four things that they miss the most about their home:

 

Tareq

“Our home in Syria was huge, and we always had electricity and clean water” – Tareq, 8

Thursday 30 April 2015

Behind the Sunset: a film produced entirely by children participates in an international film festival

Under the Child Rights Governance sector program funded by the Swedish Post Code Lottery, an initiative about teaching children how to film a movie on child rights violations was implemented in Lebanon with the collaboration of Save the Children Sweden office and the Stockholm Junior Film Festival.

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.

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