Launching the “Volunteer Youth Vision” project

On the occasion of the International Volunteer Day, Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the launch of the “Youth Voluntary Vision” project towards reducing inequalities, within the framework of the declaration of Beirut as Arab Youth Capital for 2022, in joint cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Arab Volunteering Federation, and the National Commission…

Helping Our Beneficiaries Become Productive

The Environment and Development Program team at Makhzoumi Foundation harnesses all its energies to develop the beneficiaries’ capabilities, to transform them into productive and financially independent individuals. The program also aims to encourage creativity, develop talents, preserve crafts, and empower housewives. In this sense, the program’s diverse courses continue throughout the year. September and October…

Participating in preparing the national strategy for women with NCLW

Makhzoumi Foundation teams are participating in the periodic meetings that the “National Commission for Lebanese Women” is organizing regarding the preparation of the national strategy for women in Lebanon for the years 2022-2040, and following up the coordination and implementation of the national action plan for Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.…

Valuable Partners & Visitors!

Makhzoumi Foundation Primary Health Care Center management welcomed a delegation from its valuable partner UNHCR, who visited the center to appraise the different health care programs, including the mental health project. The program staff also had the pleasure to meet with a representative from the international actor ANERA to discuss the possible opportunities of collaboration…

Cooperation With Harvard – MEPLI

Within its endeavor to create new opportunities for youth and build their capabilities, and its relentless work to develop its educational programs, Makhzoumi Foundation Step Forward team discussed collaboration plan and future steps with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, to move forward through professional development and capacity building of educators. The Middle East Professional…

Mediterranean Action Plan of the UN Environment Program and the Global Environment Facility

The President of Makhzoumi Foundation, Mrs. May Makhzoumi, representing the National Commission for Lebanese Women’s Affairs, participated in the first consultative meeting on the Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems Nexus Management Project (Nexus) in Lebanon, organized by the Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP) -Med), which comes within the framework of the Mediterranean Action Plan…

Professional courses to secure a profitable career

Multiple craft courses, throughout the year, are held at Makhzoumi Foundation, with the aim of teaching beneficiaries a profitable profession and transforming them into productive individuals. Within this framework, the high demand for cupcake preparation courses continues at Makhzoumi Foundation, during which participants learn several recipes for cupcakes and muffins, and ways to decorate them…

The Apprenticeship Program: A Professional Experience

The 9th Batch of interns at Makhzoumi Foundation’s Apprenticeship Program started their learning and unique experience at Makhzoumi Foundation. at Makhzoumi Foundation’s Apprenticeship Program is a 3 to 6 months training and educational program. It is a professional experience to provide fresh graduates with hands on experience in the Human Resources field. It consists of…

Announcing “My Sustainable Beirut in 2030” contest winners

Makhzoumi Foundation organized a Nationwide Contest entitled “My Sustainable Beirut” in cooperation with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO. This Action aimed to raise public awareness on the importance of sustainable cities, in line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically SDG11 “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”. This contest…

Yoga For Humanity

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, Makhzoumi Foundation in cooperation with Embassy of India in Lebanon & the National Diabetes Organization Dia-Leb, organized a round table discussion on “Yoga For Humanity”, tackling the importance of Yoga and its impact on individual’s health The president of Dia-Leb Dr. Jackie Maalouf showed a presentation, and…

Inmates of Tripoli Women’s Prison Meet their Children

In cooperation and coordination with the Internal Security Forces, the Lebanese Charitable Association for Reform and Rehabilitation organized a meeting that brought together the inmates of Tripoli women’s prison with their children, in a humane meeting filled with feelings that erupted into tears of joy the moment they embraced their daughters-in-law. They also exchanged gifts…

Rebuild Beirut Closing Ceremony

The Little Engineer, in cooperation with Makhzoumi Foundation, concluded the Rebuild Beirut project, which was launched in cooperation with Makassed Charitable Association, which gave students an opportunity to learn and apply robotics and technology through technical workshops, stimulating the creativity of young people to devise scientific and practical solutions for the development of their community.…

Women Empowerment Is Our Priority

As we always aim to empower women and help them become strong and independent productive citizens, Makhzoumi Foundation’s environment and development program continues its workshops, to provide women with skills that secures them an independent job. Demand on learning various handicrafts, including the art of embroidery, has been increasing lately; accordingly, Makhzoumi Foundation held a…

Craft Workshops To Empower Women

Makhzoumi Foundation’s Development and Environment Program launched during March many crafts workshops, that teaches women new skills they can benefit from, and become financially independent. Embroidery Makhzoumi Foundation’s Development and Environment Program launched a new craft workshop in the Embroidery field, during which the participants enjoyed learning the basic stitches of this craft and applying…

StepForward Initiative: An Exemplary Experience!

Since Riad El Solh Public School is concerned with building students’ character, unleashing their potentials and seeking to renew the accreditation of the International School Award with the British Council, they organized a round table activity entitled “Entrepreneurship and Success Stories” with a number of leading figures within this field. Makhzoumi foundation was invited to participate…