In partnership with the LEBANESE RED CROSS, explains Bouran Bouery, president of Friends of Lebanon, we participated:
. the layout and equipment of a firm eye on the health center Nabatiyah in southern Lebanon, in order to level with major problems of eye diseases facing children and for the prevention and treatment specialized. U.S. $ 7810
. and the provision of paramedical aid to cover the annual requirements of a thousand people with disabilities and their reintegration into society physically and economically. U.S. $ 15,572
We supported the medical treatment costs and 2 patients extremely poor and without health insurance, with severe pathologies (U.S. $ 4,100).
We have also come to the aid of a patient lying in a critical situation in terms of health and socio-economic development, has hepatitis C following a blood transfusion due to postpartum hemorrhage, participating in his treatment costs along and expensive at U.S. $ 6,000.
Through LIBAMI, we supported the education of 40 children whose families can not provide for an annual fee.
U.S. $ 10,880
As part of our partnership with INSAN, we contributed to the cost of transport and food to allow a hundred children of refugees or migrant workers to travel throughout the school year in the education center located in Sin INSAN El Fil and provide meals. U.S. $ 20,000
We also contributed to the psychological support of children aged 11 to 16 years from marginalized social classes with learning difficulties and mental and enrolled in 12 public schools in the southern suburbs of Beirut.
U.S. $ 25,240
In addition, we participated in the UNDP through the development of a cultural center in Halba (region of Akkar) to improve the social and cultural activities (theater and music activities, public lectures) and to enhance communication and interaction between different communities.
Halba is not only the administrative capital of Akkar, but also the socio-economic capital that attracts daily inhabitants of cities and villages.
Halba also includes a heterogeneous community religious context which makes it an important place of communication, cultural exchanges, religious and political.
Due to its administrative role and location, this project will encourage communities to meet in an environment for art and culture.
U.S. $ 30,000
In partnership with UNDP, we participated in the following projects:
. Construction of a volleyball and basketball, Ain Yaccoub in the Akkar region of north Lebanon
. Creating a sports field, in Furn El Shebbak southeast of Beirut
U.S. $ 57,975
. Equipment financing a garden and children's park in the village of Nabi Sheet located in the kazaa Baal, Bekaa, to improve the educational and social activities at local and regional level.
U.S. $ 21,427
Furthermore, in order to ensure continuity of the work of workers and increase the capacity of the embroidery workshop and sewing Barqa, a small village in northern Lebanon, which now allows to provide a source of sustainable income to fifty local women and contributes to the improvement of living conditions of the population Barqa and surrounding villages, we financed the purchase of 4 new sewing machines
U.S. $ 12,000
We also funded repairs to the roof of a gift shop run by the Religious of Our Lady of the diocese Bechwat employs thirty women in this small village of 500 inhabitants located in the foothills of Mount Lebanon overlooking the Bekaa Valley.
U.S. $ 5000
Through UNDP, we participated in the rehabilitation of an existing water tank in the town of Tal Dnoub, located west of the Bekaa to overcome the lack of water supply for local residents. This project also aims to reduce the amount of unused water.
U.S. $ 35,620
Pollution and solid organic waste, widespread problem in Lebanon, mainly in the south of the country, causes an impact on the environment and human health, causing contamination of underground water resources, land degradation, pollution atmospheric.
In the villages, most waste is burned on the spot instead of being transported to the recycling areas. The work on the separation of waste management has already begun in villages and Taibeh Abrikha located in the Jabal Amel (South Lebanon) where waste treatment facilities have been installed. And separate waste (paper, cardboard, glass, aluminum, tinplate and plastic) are recycled and organic waste will be treated and used for agricultural activities.
U.S. $ 30,000