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Caritas Empowering Women

Under the Humanitarian Partnership Agreement (HPA) Caritas Lebanon originated an active program for women empowerment along with Caritas Australia, the Foreign Affairs department of the Australian government and the Catholic Relief Services.
This program aims at providing Lebanese women with interesting life skills trainings such as knitting, esthetics, chocolate decoration and English classes.
The sessions are taking place at […]

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A Safer Place for Survivors

In partnership with the United States Government, the Australian Government – The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Caritas Australia and Catholic Relief Service, Caritas Lebanon celebrated on June 6 the renovation of “Oak Shelter,” a shelter for sexual and gender-based violence survivors.
During the ceremony, the representative of Major General Abbas Ibrahim, Colonel Elie Deek (Head of […]

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New Mobile Clinics Ready to Take-Off

Caritas Lebanon inaugurated on June 20 at its central administrative center in Sin el-Fil four new mobile clinics to provide medical services for needy families in the marginalized Lebanese villages. These clinics were donated by four of Rotary Club’s divisions: France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lebanon.
Caritas Lebanon’s President Father Paul Karam received the representatives of Rotary Club’s […]

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“We Wish Everyday Was Refugee International Day!”

On World’s Refugee Day, Caritas Lebanon organized an entertaining day for the refugees residing in the country. The objective was to celebrate with the beneficiaries approaching centers such as Jeita and Rmeileh, as a step to bond with the refugees.
Many thrilling activities took place especially for kids who were fascinated by magic tricks, clowns and other animators.
“You could […]

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Celebrating the Annual African Day

 
In collaboration with African embassies and consulates in Lebanon and with the support of Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center, Migrant Community Center- Lebanon, and the Anti-Racism Movement, the African United Community in Lebanon celebrated on the 19th of July the ‪”African Day 2015″
A large number of African workers who have been working in Lebanon for a long time shared the same concern: “The […]

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We Appreciate our Staff

 

On the 14th of July 2015, Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center invited its entire staff from all centers around Lebanon to meet the new board committee members and celebrate the “CLMC Recognition Day 2015”.
The event started with Caritas Lebanon’s anthem followed by a welcoming word from Father Paul Karam who introduced the members of the new board and […]

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CLMC Launches a New Shelter

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center inaugurated on the 13th of July 2015 a new shelter aiming to protect ‎migrant domestic workers in Lebanon. The project is funded by the Cooperation Office in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Italy, Caritas Ambrosiana and CELIM Milano. The opening took place in the presence of Caritas Lebanon’s president along […]

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Fleeing in terror

Caritas Lebanon,” increasing number of refugees, a situation more serious than ever”
“It’s the first time that we are facing an emergency of this kind in Lebanon. The Syrian crisis is becoming much more serious than we ever imagined. ” Talking to SIR, is Najla Chahda, director of the Center for Migrants and Refugees of Caritas […]

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New project in women’s prison

A EU-funded project “promoting Human Rights Policy and practice in Lebanese women’s prisons” was launched with the partners Diakonia, RDFL, Dar Al Amal under the patronage of the Minister of Interior General Marwan Charbel at Baabda prison on the 3rd of July 2o12.
Press Release 3-7-2012
Read More : daily star ; Ansamed; Lebanon Files ; L’Orient […]

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