Caritas Lebanon from all Over the country

Lebanese General Security Members Receive Certificates in Excel and Word Monday 24 June 2019

Microsoft Office Certificates in Excel and Word 2013 were distributed to 106 officers and members of the Lebanese General Security after completing all required courses at Caritas Lebanon - Academic Information and Technology Center and passing successfully passing Microsoft Office's official exams. 

Fghal Center Celebrates End of Academic Year  Friday 21 June 2019

Caritas's Fghal special education center celebrated end of 2018/2019 academic year which was followed by a small exhibition featuring handmade products made by the children of the center. 
 

Countess of Wessex Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones and Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Visit Caritas Lebanon Cedars’ Shelter on June 13 Thursday 13 June 2019

Her royal Highness, a member of the British royal family and the wife of Prince Edward, along with Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State for the Commonwealth and United Nations spent time at Caritas Cedar’s Shelter as part of their visit to Charitable NGOs in Lebanon who are offering support to most vulnerable communities and strengthening friendship between the UK and Lebanon.Her royal Highness, a member of the British royal family and the wife of Prince Edward, along with Minister of state for the Commonwealth and the UN Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon spent time at Caritas Cedar’s Shelter as part of their visit to Charitable NGOs in Lebanon who are offering support to most vulnerable communities and strengthening friendship between the UK and Lebanon.

Nadine Labaki Joins Caritas Bet Aleph School Annual Ceremony Monday 03 June 2019

Bet aleph school organized an end of year ceremony for it’s students on Monday June 3rd. The Ceremony included 137 children from more than 10 different nationalities who performed and danced on multinational songs. 40 of these students have completed KG2.  

Art Therapy Sessions for Elderly Across Lebanon Thursday 30 May 2019

In May 2019 and under the project “Sustained health and protection intervention for Syrian refugee and Vulnerable Lebanese” funded by the Canadian department of foreign affairs in partnership with development and peace, Caritas Canada, several activities were organized across Lebanon.

 

Awareness Sessions to Notre-Dame de Jamhour Secondary Students Monday 27 May 2019

Since 2008, Caritas Lebanon has been collaborating with College Notre Dame de Jamhour to deliver awareness sessions for the secondary classes under the theme “the Injustice”. Three- Hundred students have attended the sessions where they were divided on 10 classes during the last week of May (22, 23, 24 and 27 May 2019).

Baysour Establishes New Agro-processing Center Operated by 40 Women Villagers Friday 24 May 2019

USAID through the BALADI Project implemented by Caritas provided $200,000 worth of rehabilitation and equipment to establish the agro-processing center, while Gharb El Aala Union of Municipalities contributed $52,000 for the location and part of the rehabilitation works. The agro-processing center enables 40 women to increase their income through producing and selling a variety of jams and preserves. Together they produce, market, and sell all their products under a unified brand-name "Baladiyat".   

Multicultural Day Fights Discrimination Thursday 23 May 2019

In implementation of the UN's number 5 and 10's goals for sustainable development, specifically to reduce inequalities and achieve gender equality, Caritas's Fghal special needs Center organized a multicultural day to stress the importance of respecting others' differences and to fight all forms of discrimination. 

Celebration of May Flower Festival Tuesday 21 May 2019

Under the theme “Mary’s Fiat”, Caritas Lebanon organized and celebrated the May flower festival 2019 with the Afro-Asian Center and the migrant communities.

5046 Hygiene Kits were distributed to Students Wednesday 15 May 2019

Caritas Lebanon health team distributed 5046 hygiene kits to school students motivating them to implement good hygiene practices.

Annual Pilgrimage from Jounieh to Harissa Saturday 11 May 2019

On May 11th 2019, Caritas Lebanon Laksetha Center in collaboration with the Afro-Asian Center and PCCAM organized the annual pilgrimage from Jounieh to Harissa.

Kfarmishki Saves 35% of Household Electricity Bills  Wednesday 08 May 2019

BALADI Project implemented by Caritas Lebanon and funded by USAID provided 220 solar panels and a generator to assist the municipality of Kfarmishki establish a hybrid backup electricity generation system that benefits the entire village.

“Abolish the Kafala System” Walk Sunday 05 May 2019

In the frame of Labor’s day celebration in Lebanon on may the 5th, Caritas Lebanon organized it’s 8th march entitled “Abolish the Kafala System” to empower migrant workers to claim their rights. 

Opening of U-FEED social eatery Thursday 02 May 2019

Caritas Lebanon opened its social restaurant U-Feed – Dekouaneh region – in a ceremony under the patronage and presence of the Minister of Social Affairs Dr. Richard Kouyoumjian and the presence of the German Ambassador Dr. Georg Birgelen.

HR Legal Clinic Students Interns at Caritas’s Legal and Migrant Department Thursday 25 April 2019

Caritas Lebanon and the Human Rights Legal Clinic at the Sagesse University are on continuous collaboration since 2008. This year, 6 interns profited from taking part of the Legal and migrant department activities and learned about the humanitarian action from 10th January till 25th of April 2019.

Caritas Lebanon Participates in the 7th NGO Fair at the Beirut Arab University Wednesday 10 April 2019

Caritas Lebanon within its Recognize, Protect, Realize (RPR) project participated in the 7th NGO fair that took place at the Beirut Arab University.

Caritas Germany - Ahaus and Drums’ Circle Visits Caritas Lebanon’s Safe House Tuesday 09 April 2019

On April the 9th 2019, Caritas Germany Ahaus and Drums’ Circle visited Caritas’s safe house and set up activities with the Women at the shelter. Everyone shared the ambiance of joy as they followed the rhythm of the master player. 

USAID and Kahale Community Celebrate the rehabilitation of the “Kahale traditional mill” Project Friday 22 March 2019

On March 22nd 2019, the Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment (BALADI) Program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Caritas Lebanon, celebrated the completion of the “Kahale Traditional Mill” project in the Aley District.

Caritas visits the German ambassador Tuesday 12 March 2019

On March 12th, 2019, Caritas Lebanon’s President, R.F. Paul Karam, and General Director, Rita Rhayem, paid a visit to the German Ambassador to Lebanon Dr. Georg Birgelen

Caritas Lebanon represented the Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Raï, at the Vatican Saturday 09 March 2019

Caritas Lebanon’s President, Rev. F. Paul Karam, represented the Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Raï, at the International Conference on Religions and Sustainable Development Goals organized by the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and presided by His Eminence Cardinal Peter Turkson.

Completion of Kawkaba Ecovillage with USAID Assistance Friday 08 March 2019

On Friday, March 8, 2019, within the framework of the BALADI program implemented by Caritas Lebanon, USAID Lebanon and the Kawkaba Municipality inaugurated the Kawkaba Ecovillage recently established with USAID assistance in Kawkaba (Hasbaya District).

Caritas Lebanon’s Achrafieh Sector’s 2019 Exhibition Wednesday 06 March 2019

Caritas Lebanon’s Achrafieh sector organized a 3-day exhibition on March 6-7-8, at District S in Downtown.

CAFOD portraits story of six young women Thursday 28 February 2019

The media team from CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development) visited Lebanon in March to cover the story of six young women who are part of the regional Youth Resolve project, funded by the EU Trust Fund MADAD, implemented in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

Awareness sessions on law no.293 Wednesday 27 February 2019

Within the framework of the project “Protecting Women and Girls From Violence in Lebanon” funded by the British Embassy Caritas Lebanon organized a series of awareness sessions regarding Law No. 293. 534 women from all over Lebanon in addition to Caritas healthcare staff participated in the workshops

Caritas solidarity campaign 2019 Tuesday 26 February 2019

The President of Caritas Lebanon R.F. Paul Karam held a press conference at Caritas headquarters in Sin El Fil to launch the “Solidarity  Campaign For Lent 2019”.

A workshop to launch an “Eco-Municipality Manual” for the municipalities supported by BALADI program funded by USAID implemented by Caritas Lebanon Sunday 24 February 2019

On January 24, 2019, in the context of USAID BALADI’s assistance program aiming to implement local community development projects that respect environmental standards, Caritas Lebanon organized a workshop in partnership with Terre Liban. The objective was to launch an “Eco-Municipality Manual” for the municipalities supported by BALADI program implemented by Caritas Lebanon and René Moawad Foundation, and  BALADI CAP program implemented by MSI.

3 Workshops were held in the aim of developing standard operating procedures for the identification and referral of gender-based violence survivors with the the help of the British embassy. Thursday 31 January 2019

During December 2018 and January 2019, the Migrant Department carried out 3 workshops at the Padova hotel with the aim of developing standard operating procedures for the identification and referral of gender-based violence survivors. The workshops were organized with the help of the British embassy, and were attended by VIP guests such as the British Embassy Magna Carta team.

Organic vegetable gardens to stimulate local economies Wednesday 30 January 2019

“Man is not only a freedom which he creates for himself. Man does not create himself. He is spirit and will, but also nature” - The Holy Father Francis on care for our common home.

By the end of January 2019, Caritas Lebanon established 2 large organic vegetable gardens at Oak and Cedar Shelters for survivors of gender-based violence.

Children Workshop in Caritas special education center for good hygiene habits Wednesday 23 January 2019

On January 23, 2019, the Education Department organized a doll-showering activity with the help of IBHAR – إبحار in order to teach children good hygiene habits and improve their ability to take care of themselves.

4 projects under Baladi program, funded by USAID, implemented by Caritas Lebanon. Tuesday 01 January 2019

 

USAID assistance to Roumine

In October 2018, thanks to the assistance and the equipment provided by USAID, the technical school in the Roumine village (Nabatieh, South Lebanon) was able to add a new Hotel Management major and improve existing majors for the first time ever.

Migrants day celebrated in Caritas shelters Friday 21 December 2018

Caritas Lebanon continued its celebration of the International Migrants’ Day by organizing a full-day event for more than 74 migrant domestic workers residing in Caritas' 4 shelters.

Christmas celebration with refugees Friday 21 December 2018

6 Community Development Centers in Mount Lebanon celebrated Christmas with more than 350 beneficiaries by organizing different events.

Meals, gifts, gatherings, trees decoration, prayers, food and non-food vouchers and much more for vulnerable Lebanese families during Christmas Thursday 20 December 2018

Over 100 activities targeting vulnerable children, families, and elderly people were conducted ranging from lunches, feasts, prayers and gatherings to child entertainment, festivities, and home visits during which we prayed together, shared Christmas meals and installed decorations (Christmas trees and crèches).

Caritas and EU Celebrates International Migrants' Day Sunday 16 December 2018

Within the “Recognize, Protect, Realize” project funded by the European Union and Caritas Austria, Caritas Lebanon organized this event to celebrate the International Migrant’s day 2018 by distributing 1000 flowers across different malls and supermarkets

Christmas concert performed by Children With Specific Needs from Caritas Special Education Centers Thursday 13 December 2018

In the frame of Christmas activities, 80 children with specific needs from 4 Caritas Special Education Centers performed a recital at St. Elie Antelias church.

Christmas Villages and Exhibitions Monday 10 December 2018

Caritas Lebanon organized 3 Christmas villages, in Deir el Qamar, in Amyoun & Bramieh. The villages included many shows and activities for adults and children.

Franco-German Prize for the Head of the Migrants Department at Caritas Lebanon Monday 10 December 2018

Since 2016, this prize has been awarded on a yearly basis to people who have made an exceptional contribution to the protection and promotion of human rights and the rule of law on the national and international levels. This prize symbolizes France and Germany’s constant commitment to human rights and the rule of law, and helps strengthen their cooperation in this field.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Monday 03 December 2018

Every December 3rd, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to empower persons with disabilities in order to achieve an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

On this occasion, six Community Development Centers in Mount Lebanon held events honoring beneficiaries with disabilities and their families. More than 300 beneficiaries - 100 of which were Persons with Disabilities - attended the events.

"Youth Initiative" an event aiming at building and empowering youth capacities Saturday 01 December 2018

The "Youth Initiative" aims at expanding the youth network, empower them, and build their capacities by enhancing their role in peer to peer activities.

Caritas organized a panel discussion with the presence of the British Ambassador, the Representative of the Ministry of Justice & 33 judges on protection of women and other family members from family violence (Law 293) Friday 30 November 2018

On November 30th at Padova Hotel, within “Protecting women and girls from violence in Lebanon” project funded by the British Embassy, Caritas Lebanon organized a Panel Discussion on Law number 293 on the Protection of Women and other Family Members from Family Violence. This panel discussion was opened in the presence of the British Ambassador, the Ministry of Justice representative and Caritas Lebanon President Rev. Father Paul Karam.

Health News: Awareness campaigns on men and women's health, and distribution of 7300 hygiene kits Thursday 01 November 2018

Caritas Health Department carries out many activities raising awareness about physical and mental health.

Second Brussels Conference “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” Tuesday 24 April 2018

Caritas Lebanon attended Brussels conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

Caritas Lebanon in the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2018 Tuesday 24 April 2018

Caritas Lebanon is attending the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2018 - ESCWA Lebanon

Theme of the Forum: Natural Resources, Future Generations and the Common Good

Caritas Lebanon attending the 18th Alliance against Human Trafficking in Persons Conference Tuesday 24 April 2018

Caritas Lebanon-represented by its President R.F Paul Karam-attending the 18th Alliance against Human Trafficking in Persons Conference hosted by OSCE.

"...إطلاق حملة المشاركو من كاريتاس لبنان "ورا سعادتنا سرّ Tuesday 06 February 2018

أطلق رئيس رابطة كاريتاس لبنان الأب بول كرم في مؤتمر صحفي عقده في المقر المركزي للرابطة في سن الفيل حملة المشاركة لصوم 2018 تحت شعار "ورا سعادتنا سرّ" والتي تبدأ في 11 الجاري وتستمر حتى 22 نيسان المقبل على أن يحتفل البطريرك الماروني الكاردينال الماروني مار بشاره بطرس الراعي بالقداس الهي العاشرة من قبل ظهر الأحد المقبل في الصرح البطريركي في بكركي.

العشاء السنوي لإقليم كاريتاس لبنان في الكورة Monday 06 November 2017

اقام كاريتاس لبنان - اقليم الكورة عشاءها الخيري السنوي في الكورة، برعاية رئيس اساقفة ابرشية طرابلس المارونية المطران جورج بو جوده، وحضور رئيس رابطة كاريتاس لبنان الأب بول كرم وعدد من الشخصيات الدينية والسياسية ورؤساء البلديات والجمعيات والمخاتير.

زيارة غبطة البطريرك مار بشاره بطرس الراعي الى كاريتاس لبنان Friday 03 November 2017

في جولة ميدانيّة، زار البطريرك مار بشاره بطرس الراعي بعض مراكز كاريتاس لبنان لتفقد العمل فيها ودعمها وذلك بحضور رئيس رابطة كاريتاس لبنان الأب بول كرم، والمدير العام د. ريتا رحيّم وكامل فريق العمل.

توقيع إتفاق تعاون بين كاريتاس لبنان وجمعية أرز الشوف Monday 23 October 2017

نظمت "رابطة كاريتاس لبنان" حفل توقيع إتفاق تعاون مع "جمعية أرز الشوف" لتنفيذ مشروع "السياحة البيئية والحفاظ على التراث في قب الياس"، المنفذ من رابطة كاريتاس لبنان والممول من الوكالة الأميركية للتنمية الدولية USAID.

مشاريع إنمائية وترفيهية لكاريتاس في جزين بتمويل من السفارة البلجيكية Monday 04 September 2017

افتتحت رابطة كاريتاس لبنان مشروع تأهيل ملعب رياضي وحديقة للأطفال ومشروعا زراعيا في مؤسسة البطريرك المعوشي - راهبات العائلة المقدسة المارونيات في جزين

مخيم صيفي لشبيبة كاريتاس لبنان في الكورة Tuesday 29 August 2017

نظمت شبيبة كاريتاس لبنان اقليم الكورة مخيما صيفيا لشبان وشابات من منطقة الكورة.

رئيس رابطة كاريتاس لبنان زار رأس بعلبك والقاع: للالتفاف حول الجيش Wednesday 23 August 2017

زار رئيس رابطة كاريتاس لبنان الأب بول كرم بلدتي رأس بعلبك والقاع يرافقه نائب الرئيس إيلي نورية والمدير العام للجمعية الدكتوره ريتا رحيم وأعضاء كاريتاس في بعلبك الهرمل حيث إجتمع الوفد بالبلديات للتضامن معهم في معركة الجرود.

حفل عشاء خيري لكاريتاس اقليم البقاع الغربي Friday 18 August 2017

أقام إقليم البقاع الغربي - راشيا في "كاريتاس لبنان"، عشاء خيريا في بارك أوتيل في شتورة، يعود ريعه للعائلات المحتاجة في المنطقة.

اطلاق "بيت جورجيت وحنّا رومانوس" للأطفال ذوي الصعوبات التعلمية Saturday 15 July 2017

أطلقت كاريتاس لبنان العمل في "بيت جورجيت وحنا رومانوس" للأطفال ذوي الصعوبات التعليمية لبعا – شواليق شرق صيدا

استقبلت كاريتاس لبنان جريصاتي Saturday 08 July 2017


استقبلت رابطة كاريتاس لبنان وزير العدل سليم جريصاتي، في مقر الإدارة المركزية في سن الفيل، يرافقه رئيس مجلس القضاء الأعلى القاضي جان فهد، رئيس هيئة التفتيش المركزي القاضي جورج عطية، المحاميان ملحم أبو شبل وبسكال أنطون والمهندس ميشال كرم.
 

The Opening of 2 sections for children with learning difficulties Thursday 01 June 2017

On the 1st of June 2017, Caritas Lebanon opened two sections dedicated to children with Learning disabilities at Patriarch Sfeir Center in Zahle, funded by the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Beirut.

World day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development Friday 19 May 2017

Caritas Lebanon’s Social Center in Mreijeh celebrated the World day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development on May 21. The center’s team opened their doors for the Lebanese, Syrians, and Iraqis to participate in a full day event.

كاريتاس لبنان تكرّم مستشفى راهبات الصليب في دير القمر في اليوم العالمي للممرّض Friday 12 May 2017

بمناسبة اليوم العالمي للممرّض، كرّمت رابطة كاريتاس لبنان الممرّضين والممرضات والراهبات في مستشفى راهبات الصليب في دير القمر، وذلك خلال حفل أقيم في المركز الصحي الاجتماعي في دير القمر.

Launch of “RECOGNIZE. PROTECT. REALIZE” Tuesday 02 May 2017

The main goal of the project is to defend the human rights of Recognize. Protect. Realize (RPR). Today Caritas Lebanon, Austria and Armenia and the European Union officially launched the project marginalised and vulnerable refugee families, asylum seekers and migrants living in Lebanon as well as to provide safe migration of Syrian-Armenian refugees from Lebanon to Armenia. The three-year action is funded by the European Union with a budget of 1 Million Euros.

إطلاق مشروع تشييد مركز ثقافي اجتماعي في دير ميماس Saturday 29 April 2017

اطلقت بلدية دير ميماس وكاريتاس لبنان مشروع تشييد مركز ثقافي اجتماعي، ضمن اطار مشروع بناء التحالفات للتقدم والتنمية والاستثمار المحلي (بلدي) والممول من قبل الوكالة الاميركية للتنمية الدولية ( USAID ) والذي ينفذ في كل المناطق اللبنانية، بقيمة 145 الف دولار أميركي، والذي تنفذه رابطة كاريتاس لبنان بالشراكة مع جمعية الارض - لبنان وبالتعاون مع البلدية وجمعية وحدة دير ميماس، وذلك خلال احتفال رسمي نظمته البلدية في قاعة البلدة، حضره الى رئيس البلدية الدكتور جورج نكد، قائد الكتيبة الاسبانية في اليونيفيل المقدم رفائيل صالص سانشيز، رئيس بلدية القليعة يوسف الخوري، الانسة ناهدة راشد ممثلة رئيس كاريتاس لبنان الاب بول كرم، وحشد من الشخصيات الاجتماعية والثقافية والتربوية واهالي البلدة.

الليونز كرّم رئيس كاريتاس لبنان الأب بول كرم Monday 24 April 2017

. كرمت جمعية أندية الليونز الدولية - المنطقة 351 (لبنان، الأردن، العراق وفلسطين)، رئيس كاريتاس لبنان الأب بول كرم، وأمين عام المدارس الكاثوليكية في لبنان الأب بطرس عازار  تقديرا لعطاءاتهما الإنسانية والاجتماعية في مركز الأمانة العامة للمدارس الكاثوليكية في عين سعادة.

إطلاق مشروع ملعب الجبل الرياضي في مجدلبعنا Friday 24 March 2017

أطلقت بلدية مجدلبعنا مشروع ملعب الجبل الرياضي بالتعاون مع نادي الجبل الرياضي ومركز التنمية والديمقراطية والحوكمة وجمعية دلتا، والممول من الوكالة الاميركية للتنمية، في قاعة جمعية الرابطة الاخوية  - مجدلبعنا
 

ملكة جمال لبنان تعيّد عيد الطفل مع كاريتاس لبنان Monday 20 March 2017

بمناسبة عيد الطفل، زارت ملكة جمال لبنان ساندي تابت مركز الأشخاص ذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة في فغال التابع لرابطة كاريتاس لبنان للاحتفال بالعيد مع أطفال المركز.

Caritas Lebanon’s Solidarity campaign Tuesday 21 February 2017

The president of Caritas Lebanon Father Paul KARAM has held a press conference on the 21st of February, 2017 in the headquarters to launch the sharing campaign that starts with the beginning of Lent (26th of February till the 23rd of April).

Ongoing Legal Awareness Sessions for Refugees, Funded by Cordaid Tuesday 24 January 2017

Caritas Lebanon has been organizing a series of legal awareness sessions for the Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon as part of the Syria Joint Humanitarian Response (SJR2) project, funded by Cordaid.

اطلاق مشروع "انشاء محطة الطاقة الشمسية" في الرملية Friday 13 January 2017

أطلق برنامج بلدي المنفّذ من قبل رابطة كاريتاس لبنان وبالتعاون مع بلدية الرملية وجمعية الثروة الحرجية والتنمية مشروع بعنوان: إنشاء محطة الطاقة الشمسية في قضاء عاليه، وهو ممول من الوكالة الاميركية للتنمية الدولية.

Slovakia Donates 10,000 Euros to Caritas Lebanon Tuesday 10 January 2017

Ambassador of Slovakia to Lebanon Lubomir Marko met with the President of Caritas Lebanon Father Paul Karam on January 10, 2017 at Caritas Lebanon’s headquarters in Sin El-Fil.

 

 

 

 

 

دير القمر افتتحت القرية الميلادية برعاية ألمانية Friday 23 December 2016

احتفلت بلدة دير القمر بافتتاح القرية الميلادية برعاية السفارة الالمانية في لبنان، وبدعوة من مؤسسة كاريتاس لبنان، وبالتعاون مع بلدية دير القمر، في حضور السفير الالماني مارتن هوث، الوزير السابق ناجي البستاني، قائد سرية درك بيت الدين العقيد حنا اللحام، الاباتي مارسيل ابي خليل، رئيس كاريتاس لبنان الاب بول كرم، رئيس بلدية دير القمر ملحم مستو وعدد من الشخصيات وحشد من الاهالي.

 

 

تدشين عيادة طبّ الاسنان في ريفون Wednesday 21 December 2016

دشنت رابطة كاريتاس لبنان عيادة طب أسنان في مركز ريفون الصحي الإجتماعي، بتمويل من البنك اللبناني الفرنسي.