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Wednesday 20 April 2016

Children Paint Their Feelings at Jdita Exhibition

Children took part in different activities during Arts and Crafts Exhibition

In an atmosphere immersed in lively activities and creative ideas, the Arts and Crafts Exhibition for children was held by the Child Protection division at Save the Children Lebanon, at the Jdita informal settlement, the Bekaa Valley.

Monday 11 April 2016

The loss that inspired an action

Fleeing their home in Syria’s conflict-hit Homs, Takla and her husband were only worried about protecting their six children. Their escape, however, was soon turned into a heartbreak.

In Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, the couple hoped they could secure a safe refuge for their children. However, it wasn’t too long before realising that their informal settlement didn’t meet the simplest of needs.

Monday 11 January 2016

Winter in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley is harsh for lonely and elderly Fatouma

63-year-old Fatouma is a mother of 6 boys and 5 girls. Her husband left her 20 years ago in Edleb in Syria where she worked in the fields along with her children. Fatouma was forced to flee Syria with her family more than 4 years ago when the shelling got intensified nearby her house.

Monday 11 January 2016

Ahmad and Ibtissam are worried about their children now that heavy storms are at the door

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.

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