Next Generation… Our Hope

Exciting times at Ali Ben Abi Taleb School in Beirut! The Beirut Code “DO YOUR :BIT Fair” brought together young innovators designing sustainable solutions for global problems through coding. In collaboration with Makassed Philanthropic Association, Tablet Academy MENA and Gulf, and Makhzoumi Foundation, the fair fosters creativity and tech skills in the next generation.

All the Best to Heroes of Lebanon…

The Lebanon Microsoft Skills Championship concluded at Louaize University, in partnership with Makhzoumi Foundation and ITLS. 2,300 students participated in the tournament, of whom 1,000 received official accreditation from Microsoft, and 100 qualified for the national championship. The Winners were honored in the PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Adobe categories, and they will be representing Lebanon…

Youth Empowerment is Our Concern

Makhzoumi Foundation actively participated in the eighth annual LIU Job Fair held in Khyara, Bekaa, demonstrating ongoing commitment to community development and youth empowerment. This event provided comprehensive information about the foundation’s diverse programs and activities in vocational training. It also helped connecting young job seekers with potential employers, boosting employability, and fostering economic growth. 

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…

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…

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,…

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.

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…

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…

BeirutCodes

#BeirutCodes project is on! snippets from the Training of Trainers sessions with senior students, before they transfer their knowledge to youth and children from the schools of Beirut. The learning covers block code through micro: bit, as students are challenged to create sustainable solutions for community projects through coding. Stay tuned for the upcoming phases…

A New NGO Joins the Civil Society

Makhzoumi Foundation, participated in the launching ceremony of the Lebanese Association for Sustainability and Social Responsibility, being a member of the Regional Network for Social Responsibility and for its long expertise in social work through its various programs, where the Foundation had a word in this context. We congratulate the President of the Association, Dr.…

Marketing Community and Charitable Projects

Makhzoumi Foundation, in partnership with the Regional Network for Social Responsibility, organized the training program entitled Skills and Tools for Marketing Community and Charitable Projects at the Foundation’s headquarters in Beirut. An expert in the field of social responsibility and sustainable development, Dr. Ali Al-Ibrahim, presented the program with the participation of trainees from civil…

Specialized Center for Research and Studies at MUBS

MUBS University launched a Specialized Center for Research and Studies CEREC, in a massed ceremony that included a Job Fair in which Makhzoumi Foundation and about 50 associations, active in various fields, participated, in addition to more than a hundred students of various nationalities. Certificates and trophies of appreciation were distributed to the graduates, at the end of the…

Social Investment in Non-profit Organizations

The training program (Social Investment in Non-profit Organizations) which was organized in March 2023, by the Regional Network for Social Responsibility in partnership with the Lebanese Makhzoumi Foundation, targeting civil society organizations in Lebanon, was concluded. The training program was presented by Prof. Ali Al-Ibrahim, Vice President of the Regional Network for Social Responsibility.

1st in-person BEYMUN

The 1st in-person BEYMUN after COVID-19 at AUB, with Marina Markarian, Secretary General of BEYMUN’23, where Makhzoumi Foundation supported the Youth in conducting the conference, and Mrs. May Makhzoumi President of the Foundation inspired the youth at the closure event with her experience and her trust in their future objectivity  within their diplomatic and humanitarian…

Sessions on Professional Cooking

Within the framework of theoretical and practical training sessions organized by Makhzoumi Foundation in Bekaa, in cooperation with Anira Organization, and within the project “Education, Empowerment and Employment of the Youth in Lebanon”, 30 young men and women are trained on professional cooking to acquire the skills that enable them to enter the labor market.

Specialized Team Graduation

Closing ceremony of the sessions conducted for preparing specialized team to support the inspectors of the Ministry of Labor. These were organized by the Ministry in partnership with Makhzoumi Foundation and Ershad Legal & Social Association. 68 volunteers from all the Lebanese regions benefited from these sessions that come within the Foundation’s goal of empowering…

Launching the “Voluntary Youth Vision” Project

On the occasion of the World Volunteer Day, Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the launching ceremony of the“Youth Voluntary Vision” Project, towards reducing inequalities, within the framework of announcing Beirut “Arab Youth Capital 2022”, in joint cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Arab Voluntary Union and the National Commission for UNESCO. The project was…

Launching MOS Championship

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, ITLS, in partnership with Makhzoumi Foundation, inaugurated the Lebanon Microsoft Skills Championship, in addition to a series of academic tournaments and exhibitions for the year 2022. ITLS CEO Tarek Al-Basha stated that the importance of the tournaments lies in motivating students to obtain professional…

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…

Coding & Robotics For Youth

Within Makhzoumi Foundation’s path to empower youth and society, our vocational training program implemented a youth targeted program that teaches youth and improve their knowledge in technology, coding, robotics and life skills: The Summer Codes program. Students in the Summer Codes program enjoyed life skills sessions every week, that enhances their interpersonal skills and mental…

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…

Beirut Codes… Beirut Can!

The Beirut codes team at Makhzoumi foundation organized a series of training that targeted youth from universities in a TOT – Training of Trainers for over 30 university students on Microbit and coding literacy. Beirut Codes worked on introducing Youth and Children to coding and equipped them with one of the most demanding 21st century…