Our library is Ready…

Our PSS team’s library project is a hit! With recycled materials & donated books from our MF colleagues, we’ve created a cozy nook for all.  Colorful tables, desks & closets have been revamped for our youth & adult readers. It’s more than books; it’s a space to learn, relax & grow! 

To End Gender Based Violence!

The 16 days of activism, as a part of UNiTE’s campaign, was based on ending violence against women and girls. In this occasion, awareness sessions took place in Makhzoumi Foundation premises to encourage empowerment and eliminate discrimination and all forms of violence, whilst appraising women and girls of their rights and ensuring their emotional well-being.…

“Fun Bus”… Protection of Vulnerable Categories through Innovative Methods!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated at the “International Refugee Law and Migration Law of the Institute of Sanremo” seminar, tackling the Protection of Vulnerable Categories through Innovative Methods, during which they discussed the “Fun Bus” by Makhzoumi Foundation, and the need of having such initiatives during the hard times the country is passing through in addition to…

A Piece of Art: Recovery

The scene of the destruction of Beirut, and the grief of its people after August 4, is engraved in our hearts. Another scene is also engraved, which is the solidarity of its people to rebuild it. A realistic embodiment of the resurrection from among the rubble, for reconstruction, and for recovery … with cooperation! We…

STOP Domestic & Gender Based Violence!

Makhzoumi Foundation’s Psycho Social Support team conducted an awareness session using Zoom Application, in collaboration with AL SAMA Project, to discuss the difference between “Domestic Violence” and “Gender Based Violence”. The awareness session tackled the types and forms of gender based violence such as: sexual, physical, emotional, financial and resource deprivation.  In addition, the Psycho…

Quarantined But Still Raising Awareness!

The pandemic crisis locked us in, but at Makhzoumi Foundation we exploit every possible way to reach out for beneficiaries. Due to the lockdown situation caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, Makhzoumi Foundation’s relief unit’s psycho-social support, case management teams and the outreach volunteers were unable to pursue their duties in the normal ways, that require…

Empowering Youth With Life Skills

The teenage period includes the utilization of high intellectual, physical, emotional and social capabilities to their maximum, which should be in an appropriate way, especially with guidance and motivation. Working with youth for the past few years has allowed the team to have better insights on youths’ rising needs. Wherefore, Makhzoumi Foundation’s team gathered 35…

Together We Give Warmth!

Everyone in Lebanon is affected by the current economic situation, and unfortunately, in a situation like the one we are going through now, the most vulnerable communities are the ones affected the most, both Lebanese and refugees. Therefore, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR and its partners, launched “Together We Give Warmth” campaign,…

To keep Lebanon Green!

After the fire waves that hit Dibbiyeh Area earlier this year, many trees were burned, and large green aareas were lost! Makhzoumi Foundation took the initiative, funded by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees UNHCR, and in partnership with Dibbiyen Municipality, and Forest wealth and development organization, to re-afforest the affected area, under the…

Building Youth’s Communications Skills!

Building communication skills and team work spirit for the youth community group, Makhzoumi foundation’s Psychosocial Support Specialist team held a gathering at Em Nazih-Hamra restaurant. Starting with a game on connecting clues, the activity motivated the members to use keywords and metaphors and think outside the box to reach a conclusion, with a spirit of…

Celebrating Street Children Day

Children have the right to live in stable and loving family environment, they have the right to receive quality education and receive regular and high quality medical attention at all times. Street children are deprived of these rights! Makhzoumi Foundation celebrated the Street and Working Children world Day on the 12th of April, trying to…

Makhzoumi Foundation launches the “Fun Bus” in partnership with UNHCR, and funds from the European Union in Lebanon

Makhzoumi Foundation, in partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and with generous funding from the European Union (EU), launched the “Fun Bus” project in line with the priorities set out in the National Plan of the Ministry of Labor, and the National Steering Committee for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor…

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations

The Danish Refugee Council Secretary General, Mr. Andreas Kamm visited the community development center of Makhzoumi Foundation in Tripoli with a Danish TV crew from the capital, Copenhagen. Mr. Andreas aimed through this visit to see the ongoing activities and have a chat with a number of refugees from the Syrians and Palestinian nationalities. The…

Makhzoumi Foundation Ran The Beirut Marathon “To Empower A Better Tomorrow!”

Organized by the Beirut Marathon Association, the annual event kicked off in the Lebanese capital at the Beirut Waterfront with the participation of more than 48,000 athletes from Lebanon and around the world under the slogan of “15 Years And We Shall Run.” In the presence of President Michel Aoun, represented by his wife, First Lady…

All Children Have the Right for Protection

Within the “Street and Working Children Protection” Project, the psychosocial supporting team at Makhzoumi Foundation – Jnah implemented a variety of entertaining and educational activities in different regions and spots, such as Jnah center, Hamra center, Kornich Al Mazraa, Rouche, Nakab, Verdun, and Mar Mikhael areas.   The activities included painting and coloring on a…

Long Crafts Day

Makhzoumi Foundation organized on June 21, 2017, a day for skills training sessions at RHSU-Jnah including four different trainings (cookie-making, chocolate molding, ceramics-making, and flower arrangement) as follows:   1- Cookie-making training session attended by 34 beneficiaries 2- Chocolate molding session attended by 36 beneficiaries 3- Ceramics-making attended by 35 Females-10 Males. 4- Flower arrangement…

Launching of the Report on National Strategy for Women in Lebanon

Makhzoumi Foundation attended the ceremony organized by the Lebanese National Commission for Lebanese Women and UNFPA to launch the third yearly report on the implementation of the National Strategy for Women in Lebanon, which was accomplished in a participatory manner among the concerned departments, NGOs, universities and international organizations “. The ceremony took place on…

RHSU Staff Training Day

Makhzoumi Foundation Relief and Humanitarian Services’ staff of 15 members attended a whole working day training on May 24, 2017. The training included topics such as core humanitarian framework, conflict resolution and mediation, cooperation and communication between staff. IABC, the training company, presented the staff with material and gave away a book as gift. Many…

Empowering Vulnerable Women

Makhzoumi Foundation organized, on May 26, 2017, a chocolate molding and decoration session for vulnerable women and refugees. The aim of this workshop was to help women gain minimal confectionery skills that will enable them to find work with local chocolatiers or even at home. The training also helps empower women by providing them with…

Awareness within the Volunteer Programs

Makhzoumi Foundation’s Relief and Humanitarian Services Unit organized on 25 April 25, 2017, an awareness session within the volunteer programs. The refugee attendees were from Syrian, Iraqi and Sudanese nationalities. The session was entitled: “Free Vocational Training Services within Beirut”. First, an interactive activity was established for the acquaintance of the group members, and then…

Protecting “Street and Working Children”

Makhzoumi Foundation’s “Street and Working Children” team organized various educational and recreational activities. At Jnah center, the children learned writing letters in the basic literacy class and crafted cardboard designs of animals, flowers and traditional head wear. In Cornish Al Mazraa area, the children crafted moon shaped designs. In Hamra center, Verdun, and Rawshe, the…

ATM Cards to Syrian Refugees

The Makhzoumi Foundation Relief and Humanitarian Services Unit distributes every month ATM cards to the Syrian Refugees that help them encounter their survival essentials. We distribute these card based on vulnerability after performing household visits. We have reached 32,716 beneficiaries from Nov 2015 till today and our number is continuously increasing with the help of…

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

On the 19th of May 2016, an awareness session on “Child Sexual Abuse Prevention” was delivered by Makhzoumi Foundation Relief Unit to Syrian and Iraqi Women and adolescents. The offender’s tricks to lure children were pointed out, discussed and acted by every pair of the attendees. Rules that must be taught to children were elaborated…