Partnership is the Key

Within the framework of the theoretical and scientific training courses organized by #Makhzoumifoundation in Bekaa, in cooperation with ANERA, within the project “Education, Empowerment and Employment of Youth in Lebanon”, 20 young men and women are trainedon professional cooking in its various and multiple methods to become able and ready to enter the labor market.

An Exciting Journey for Children

With dynamic lessons, visual aids, and storytelling, learning the Arabic alphabet became an exciting journey for street and working children, where #MakhzoumiFoundation psycho-social support team empowers them through literacy, fostering academic skills, and a sense of belonging. Celebrating achievements and overcoming challenges, the alphabet turns into symbols of hope. 

Equipped Frontline Team

#MakhzoumiFoundation equipped frontline healthcare workers with vital skills and knowledge by hosting a comprehensive training session on the Clinical Management of Rape (CMR) facilitated by PUI and aimed at enhancing their ability to provide compassionate care and support to survivors. #proudlyempowering.

For Healthy Fasting

As part of the #MakhzoumiFoundation dedicated Ramadan Health Campaigns, the primary healthcare center offered beneficiaries the opportunity to take charge of their well-being with complimentary HbA1c lab tests. The aim is to monitor HbA1c levels for managing diabetes and ensure optimal health during the fasting period. #RamadanHealth

Holy Ramadan Activities

The #Makhzoumi Foundation and Ahl Al-Kheir Association held, at Dar Al-Fatwa, an iftar for a large number of children in the #Month_of_the_Holy Ramadan and delighted their hearts with Al-kheir tables and Ramadan songs#. Ramadan_Kareem The # Makhzoumi Foundation team, in collaboration with Ahl Al Khair Association and Zakat Fund, prepared Iftar meals with great care,…

Psycho-Social Support

#MakhzoumiFoundation engages its community in non-structured psycho-social support (PSS) #sessions focused on handcrafts for #Ramadan, where children develop creative skills to deepen their appreciation for moral . These sessions give valuable skills, where children express themselves through crafts, such as crafting lanterns that symbolize faith’s guiding light and Iftar baskets of symbolic importance. Through activities,…

For those who once cared for us

Within the framework of the Elderly Care Program funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the #Makhzoumi Foundation and Irshad & Islah Association teams accompanied a group of elderly people to the Al-Khair Cooperative Market in Aisha Bakkar area, where they toured the market and chose what they needed from basic food…

Micro: Bit Coding Project

In the second phase of the “Beirut Codes” project, #MakhzoumiFoundation onboarded 150 students from 5 public and private schools in Beirut to learn Micro :Bit Coding; after 2 sessions the students will be developing their own project to find global solutions through coding. This phase was preceded by a TOT for Computer Science University students, in which…

Lebanese Championship in Tripoli

MakhzoumiFoundation, in partnership with ITLS-LB , launched the @MOS Championship Lebanon  in North Lebanon from the Chamber of Commerce Industry in Tripoli, in the presence of IT syndicate in Lebanon Mr. Georges Khouairy, school principals, parents, and students. The launching will open the door in front of the youth participation from Tripoli and the north to ensure equal…

Elderly People Motivation

Within the framework of the elderly care program organized by Makhzoumi Foundation with Irshad & Islah Association, funded by UNHCR Lebanon, a session was held on conflict and communication tools for a group of elderly people to help them deal with the daily problems they face, participating, in teams, in an entertaining session to motivate…

Kids and Gender Equality

Check out the amazing sessions hosted by the psychosocial support team at #MakhzoumiFoundation, empowering vulnerable women to stand tall on their own feet. We celebrated #IWD2024 by recognizing women’s achievements and championing Women’s Rights and Gender Equality through interactive sessions challenging stereotypes and fostering gender equality in kids.

Holy Ramadan

Makhzoumi Foundation continues awareness sessions during the holy month of #Ramadan with a special theme, whereby people suffering from chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure and diabetes, benefited from private consultations with the pharmacist to obtain advice on the appropriate times to take their medications during the fasting period.

Natural Soaps

The Environment and Development Program at Makhzoumi Foundation continued to implement workshops on molding solid soap using natural ingredients like olive oil, coconut oil, and palm oil, alongside creating unique scents and colors. The program will be launching more advanced workshops in this field.

International-Local Partnership

The recent visit to the Makhzoumi Foundation’s Aramoun vocational training center by GIZ is proof of the commitment to empower Lebanon’s youth with essential skills for sustainable livelihoods and community development. Makhzoumi Foundation warmly welcomed Thomas Mueller, Country Director, Carlos Mohr, Head of Project at Employment Promotion Lebanon, and Umar Yassine, Grant Manager. The #IEVC project implemented…

Be Creative…You Win

The participants spent hours of entertainment and fun in the Shambhala Bracelets workshop, organized by the Environment and Development Program at Makhzoumi Foundation and implemented at the Foundation’s main center in Mazraa. The participants produced several Shambala bracelets with various braids inlaid with beads, increasing their confidence in the skills they acquired for this craft.

Candles Play Integral Roles

Candle-making informal classes are educational sessions where individuals learn the skills and techniques involved in creating candles. These classes are typically conducted in a casual and relaxed environment, allowing participants to explore various candle-making methods, experiment with different materials and designs, and receive hands-on guidance from instructors. The goal of these classes is to provide…

Microsoft Lebanese Championship

A memorandum of understanding was signed between Notre Dame University, Makhzoumi Foundation, and ITLS to enhance educational cooperation, including training programs for secondary and university students in the fields of technology and Microsoft skills, in addition to hosting the finals of the Lebanese Championship in April, in the presence of the President of Makhzoumi Foundation,…

Supporting Street Children

Makhzoumi Foundation teams are spreading love and appreciation to street children, especially girls, with handmade gifts, prizes, and flowers! to honor their strength and resilience in the face of challenges, reminding them they’re valued and respected. Together, we’re empowering them and celebrating their unique contributions to our community.

Promoting Eco-Tourism

Mrs. May Makhzoumi, President of Makhzoumi Foundation, joined a seminar at the Embassy of India in Beirut, themed #eco_tourism, in presence of representatives from ATTAL, Tourism Ministries of Lebanon and India, as well as Tourism Departments of Sikkim and Meghalaya. The seminar ended with a warm invitation to Lebanese travelers to discover India’s beauty.

An Opportunity for University Students

Within the framework of permanent development of the Academic Education and Training Program, at Makhzoumi Foundation, for students from various universities, we paid acquaintance visit to Beirut Arab UniversityـــPharmacy Faculty, in presence of the Dean of the Faculty and a group of professors, aiming for cooperation in order to give the students practical experience at…

Gifts by Your hand

Making accessories gives us a special pleasure, specially making of necklaces, bracelets and others…; focusing on choosing colors and filling beads is like an entertainment session, as if moving beads between the fingers. The participants, during the jewelry workshop at Makhzoumi Foundation, have learned the secrets of this craft that they can produce pieces and…

Green Demonstration Room Project

The Manager of the Environment and Development Program at Makhzoumi Foundation gave a presentation about its Green Demonstration Room Project at the online plenary session of the “Regional Meeting of the Water and Environment Support”. It is an Environmental Education initiative for students implemented in partnership with the Center of Research and Development and the…

Outstanding Goals for The Basketball Project

This Basketball project aims to advance peace, physical and social development, as well as foster tolerance and respect. Additionally, basketball serves as a means to empower children and adolescents. Moreover, it directly enhances the physical fitness of children and instills healthy lifestyle habits among them, contributing to their overall well-being and disease prevention. The overarching…

Empowering Lebanese Youth

A visit took place to Makhzoumi Foundation’s Aramoun vocational training center as part of the Employment Project implemented in Lebanon in partnership with GIZ and BMZ, an impactful collaboration bringing expertise to empower Lebanon’s youth and fostering skills for sustainable livelihoods and community development.

Fruitful Cooperation

Within the context of an important cooperation with the International Organization for Migration regarding the health and awareness campaigns organized regularly by the Primary Health Care Center in Makhzoumi Foundation, a health campaign was held that included free medical examinations in basic specialties and witnessed a large turnout of patients.

Arts… Diverse and Effective Therapy

Non-structured PSS activities aim to create a safe and supportive environment where participants can explore their emotions, connect with others, and build resilience in response to adversity. These activities complement structured interventions by providing flexibility and responsiveness to the evolving needs and preferences of participants. Creative Expression: Activities such as art therapy, music therapy, or…

Highly Demanded Workshop

The “Environment and Development Program” at Makhzoumi Foundation implemented a workshop on “Molding Solid soap” from olive oil, coconut oil and palm oil, in addition to perfume and coloring. The workshop witnessed intense attendance and the participants expressed their interest in following more workshops centered on soap making, such as extracting essential oils and others.

Honoring Distinguished Students

Within the framework of achieving its vision and mission aiming at developing skills, Makhzoumi Foundation celebrated the honoring of a group of its distinguished students who trained at its main center in Beirut; they were selected from among 1896 students who had benefited from the vocational trainings that took place during 2023. This group was…

TIKA Association Visits Makhzoumi Foundation

A distinguished delegation from the Turkish-origin TIKA Association paid a long visit to Makhzoumi Foundation at its headquarters in Beirut, where a strategic dialogue on vocational training took place, and prospects for future cooperation between the association and the Foundation were discussed. They also exchanged innovative ideas and visions that promote cultural and professional rapprochement…

Workshop on Mission of life

On the occasion of the 76th Martyrs Day and in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s memory, the Indian Embassy in Beirut welcomed Makhzoumi Foundation and other organizations to showcase the sustainable impact of their activities. The General Manager, Mr. Samer Al-Safah, presented the various programs and projects as part of a workshop on the mission of…

Microsoft Skills Championship

In preparation for the Lebanon Microsoft Skills Championship, Makhzoumi Foundation team visited President Riad El Solh Public High School and met with high school students to introduce the tournament and educational activities. As well, the Foundation will provide students with intensive training for those interested in the tournament, in order to prepare them for the…

A Change…to the Better

Empowering Change: The successful completion of the QUEST Project, led by Lutheran World Relief  and funded by Kerk in Actie, marked a significant milestone. Makhzoumi Foundation, a key contributor, supported 145 women entrepreneurs by disbursing over $250,000 in combined loans and grants. Additionally, 32 women gained valuable skills through targeted training programs. Celebrating the impact…