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…

Announcing “MAD For The Ocean” contest winners

Makhzoumi Foundation implemented the project in cooperation with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO  funded by MIO- ESCDE 10/12/2021   Makhzoumi Foundation organized within MIO-ECSDE’s ‘Mediterranean Action Day 2021’ the contest entitled “MAD for the Ocean”, in cooperation with the Lebanese National commission for UNESCO and funded by MIO-ESCDE (Mediterranean Information Office for the Environment,…

“Let’s Sort”: An Initiative For A Sustainable City!

For the sixth year in a row, Makhzoumi Foundation’s “Let’s Sort – Yalla Nefroz” initiative continues. Out of our strong desire to achieve sustainable development and preserve our environment, Makhzoumi Foundation launched an environmental initiative entitled “Let’s Sort…Let’s Start the First Step Together”, in collaboration with CEDAR-Environmental, back in 2016, aiming at stimulating the neighborhoods of…

Let’s “Clean Up The Med”

Makhzoumi Foundation’s Environment and Development Program organized a drawing and video shooting contest as a contribution to the environmental activity within the 28th edition of “Clean Up The Med” campaign, which was launched in the Mediterranean in 1995. This activity aimed at raising awareness on the dangers of Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea and its…

Preserving and Promoting the Unique Plant Heritage in Lebanon

Makhzoumi Foundation participated, through Zoom, at the conclusion of the project: “Preserving and Promoting the Unique Plant Heritage in Lebanon”, implemented by the Faculty of Science at the Saint Joseph University of Beirut, in cooperation with the “Jouzour Loubnan” association. The webinar included the launch of the database of the results of the project, found…

Challenging The New Normal!

The President of Makhzoumi Foundation, Mrs. May Makhzoumi, distributed the prizes of the drawing and photography competition organized by the Foundation’s Environment and Development Program, under the title “Challenging the New Normal”, targeting children and young people of ages 10 to 18. The theme of the contest was life under the Covid-19 pandemic. The Foundation…

Social Inclusion Of Vulnerable, Unemployed Populations!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated in “MoreThanAJob” Forum Day in Lebanon, organized by BCTS Business Consultancy & Training Services, held at Hilton Habtour Hotel – Sin El Fil. “MoreThanAJob” is a project that aims to promote social inclusion of vulnerable, unemployed populations by applying best practices for more effective collaboration of the Social and Solidarity Economy actors…

Shamballa Workshops: A Job Opportunity!

At Makhzoumi Foundation, we always seek to empower youth and women, and for that purpose, our programs give a developed classed for handicrafts. Handicrafts create job opportunities for many people living under the current crises in Lebanon, thanks to their acceptable cost and the ability to make them at home; one of these crafts is…

Young Hands That Will Build a Better Future

After the explosion of the Beirut port, a prominent scene imprinted in the minds of the Lebanese … solidarity and cooperation to help each other, under the heading of a broad line: We’re “All for Beirut”. Hundreds of young women and men from different regions gathered to wipe off the dust of destruction from their…

Crafts Representing Lebanon’s identity

Makhzoumi Foundation’s Environment & Development Program’s department of Crafts and Environmental Arts is concerned with craftsmen, and it provides opportunities for craftsmen to train them and contribute marketing their products. The Foundation is also keen on protecting this sector and keeping abreast of everything new about it. In this context, Makhzoumi Foundation attended the launching…

AUB’s Agricultural, Landscape, Nutrition, and Food Industries Exhibition

The Makhzoumi Foundation’s Development Program participated in the “Agricultural, Landscape, Nutrition, and Food Industries Exhibition”, that was held by the Alumni Club of the American University of Beirut, branch of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, on campus, over three days 3-4 and 5 October 2019. The exhibition included a series of seminars and…

Green Week at Brussels!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated at the EU Green Week that was held at the Blue Point Conference Center in Brussels, Belgium, May 15th -17th. Under the theme “Take the Initiative! Applying environmental legislation”, Makhzoumi Foundation participated at several sessions, including: Environment and Health, How Civil Society can facilitate implementation of environmental laws, Sustainable Fertilizers, Steps to…

Not Before 18 Years Old!!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the celebration ceremony organized by the Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, to announce the results of the expressionist and artistic competition on the issue of the marriage of underage girls under the title “Not before 18 Years Old” which targeted middle and…

Let’s Plant and Maintain Our School and Our Environment

Makhzoumi Foundation, in cooperation with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO, organized the closing ceremony of the national competition “Let’s Plant and Maintain Our School and Our Environment”, under the patronage and attendance of the Director General of Education at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Mr. Fadi Yarak, in presence of the President…

I Deserve Quality Education!

Based on the concern of Makhzoumi Foundation for achieving the sustainable development goals, the Foundation’s Development Program participated in the closing ceremony of the “Learning for All Week” activities under the title “I Deserve Quality Education”, held at Al Kawthar High School on 17 April 2019, under the auspices of the Regional Specialist for Basic…

Networking with LWR!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated on April 10th and 11th in the Kick off meeting at CITEA hotel for the project “Training on Beekeeping Skills and Environmental Arts and Crafts in the Bekaa and Greater Beirut” funded by the Lutheran World Relief (LWR). The meeting was an opportunity for LWR to present their expectations towards the project,…