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Nicolas El Osta sings We Are the Children of AL-KAFAAT

Nicolas El Osta sings We Are the Children of AL-KAFAAT

On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Al-Kafaàt Foundation, we release the amazing song and video “We Are the Children of AL-KAFAAT”

October 11, 2017
AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY: IF YOU HAVE THE ABILITY, THEN YOU HAVE POTENTIAL

AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY: IF YOU HAVE THE ABILITY, THEN YOU HAVE POTENTIAL

Our AL-KAFAAT University (AKU) is a university for all. There are no challenges and no restrictions: only abilities that lead to great potentials. Join us today.

September 19, 2017
Radio Interview About Notre Dame De Kafaàt

Radio Interview About Notre Dame De Kafaàt

If you want to know about Al-Kafaàt school Notre Dame de Kafaàt in Hadath, listen to the interview with Nayla Abi Antoun Tawk, Head of Elementary and Kindergarten classes and Johnny Haddad, Head of Intermediate and Secondary classes that was broadcasted on "Sawt Al Ghad" in "Ya Rima" morning show.

September 18, 2017
AL-KAFAAT Technical and Catering. A BRAND NEW CAMPAIGN HITS THE STREETS

AL-KAFAAT Technical and Catering. A BRAND NEW CAMPAIGN HITS THE STREETS

It’s a brand new academic year, and a brand new campaign for the Technical Institute and the Catering School of AL-KAFAAT, kick starting registration for the new academic year.

September 05, 2017
AKU: AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY. A BRAND NEW CAMPAIGN HITS THE STREETS

AKU: AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY. A BRAND NEW CAMPAIGN HITS THE STREETS

It’s a brand new academic year, and a brand new campaign for AKU: check us out on the streets of Lebanon, as we share our new visuals for the launching of the Fall 2017 registration period.

July 04, 2017
La Fondation AL-KAFAAT pleure son Fondateur

La Fondation AL-KAFAAT pleure son Fondateur

Le mercredi 14 juin 2017, l’homme qui fut le pionnier de l’action sociale au Liban et le Fondateur de la Fondation Al-Kafaàt, Nadeem Shwayri, est décédé ; celui dont la vie sur terre a été synonyme d’engagement, ouvrant par là la voie à son accès au ciel.

June 17, 2017
CONSECRATION OF THE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH-AMERICA BUILDING

CONSECRATION OF THE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH-AMERICA BUILDING

It is accomplished! The Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North-America Building at the Al-Kafaàt Village Campus was officially consecrated on Monday 5 June, 2017.

June 06, 2017
MISS CAMPUS AL-KAFAAT 2017

MISS CAMPUS AL-KAFAAT 2017

Our Campus has a beautiful face: congratulations to Clara Rihani, Miss Campus for 2017.

May 31, 2017
AL-KAFAAT REGISTERS A NEW WORLD RECORD ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 60th

AL-KAFAAT REGISTERS A NEW WORLD RECORD ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 60th

Al-Kafaàt has officially set the World Guinness Record for the Largest Serving of Fattet Hummus on Saturday 25 May, on the occasion of its 60th Anniversary.

May 26, 2017
AL-KAFAAT AT THE BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK

AL-KAFAAT AT THE BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK

The Special adults of the Al-Kafaàt sheltered workshops of the Village of Al-Kafaàt will be showcasing the summer collection of their design furniture at the Sursock Museum this Saturday 20 May.

May 16, 2017
YOU AND I, WE ARE NOT DIFFERENT AT ALL

YOU AND I, WE ARE NOT DIFFERENT AT ALL

The yearly Al-Kafaàt event, "You and I, we are not different at all" will take place on Saturday 20 May, from 10am to 7pm, on the AL-KAFAAT Campus in Ain-Saade, Fanar.

May 09, 2017
EASTER AT AL-KAFAAT

EASTER AT AL-KAFAAT

Our Al-Kafaàt Campuses are in full blossom this spring, with activities and celebrations for Easter.

April 10, 2017
AL-KAFAAT WALKS FOR AUTISM

AL-KAFAAT WALKS FOR AUTISM

The Al-Kafaàt Foundation organized in partnership with the Municipality of Hadat, an amazing and fun walk of 5Km to create awareness around autism..

April 03, 2017
AUTISM AWARENESS DAY AT AL-KAFAAT

AUTISM AWARENESS DAY AT AL-KAFAAT

April 2nd is the World Autism Awareness Day. The Al-Kafaàt Autism Center, at the Village of the Foundation, is organizing a major event to celebrate the day.

March 28, 2017
World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday, March 21 is the World Down Syndrome Day : and what better than Al-Kafaàt to celebrate this day with its lovely residents.

March 15, 2017
THE FIRST NATIONAL AL-KAFAAT CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

THE FIRST NATIONAL AL-KAFAAT CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

The Academic School of Al-Kafaàt, Notre Dame de Kafaàt (NDK) organized this weekend the first national Al-Kafaàt Championship for students under 18 years old, in partnership with the Lebanese Federation of Chess.

February 22, 2017
THE AL-KAFAAT NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

THE AL-KAFAAT NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

For the first time on a national level, the Academic School of Al-Kafaàt, Our Lady of Al-Kafaàt is organizing the Al-Kafaàt Chess Championship, for all students between 8 and 18 years old.

February 10, 2017
60 years of Love

60 years of Love

60 years of Love: Love of Man, irrespective of creed, convictions, background and status.

January 09, 2017
Christ is Born! Glorify Him!

Christ is Born! Glorify Him!

Christ is Born! Joy to the World! The Holy Nativity is at the heart of the Al-Kafaàt Foundation, in the Lily Shwayri Center. Our Lord is born humbly. He lives in the heart of the precious and special ones who are in our care. May we always welcome Him into our hearts and homes, as we welcome our children with special needs with much love and care. Blessed Christmas to all from the Al-Kafaàt Foundation.

December 25, 2016
CHRISTMAS DIVINE LITURGY AT AL-KAFAAT

CHRISTMAS DIVINE LITURGY AT AL-KAFAAT

Following our yearly tradition, the family of Al-Kafaàt celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the heart of the Our Lady of Al-Kafaàt Chapel, at the Lily Shwayri Rehabilitation Center.

December 21, 2016
Get your dose of Christmas at Al-Kafaàt!

Get your dose of Christmas at Al-Kafaàt!

Our adults with intelligence handicaps and developmental challenges prove to us once again that they are anything but disabled. This week, the Christmas Fair was officially opened in a festive mood at the Al-Kafaàt Catering School, showcasing all handicrafts made by our adults.

December 20, 2016
Sharing the Christmas Spirit

Sharing the Christmas Spirit

Christmas is not the same if we are not thankful to the ones who protect and love us. Our adults with severe developmental challenges spent a wonderful morning in the company of the Lebanese Army.

December 15, 2016
Celebrating Saint Burbara Feast in all our Centers

Celebrating Saint Burbara Feast in all our Centers

It is the much awaited Eid el Burbara, where children and adults alike wear costumes and share a delicious boiled wheat dessert.

December 02, 2016
Independence Day on our Campus

Independence Day on our Campus

Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and respect on our Al-Kafaàt Campus. All Educational sectors of the Campus gathered as one: AKU University, ITK Technical Institute, AL-KAFAAT Catering School and NDK Academic School.

November 25, 2016
We are Lebanon. We are Al-Kafaàt.

We are Lebanon. We are Al-Kafaàt.

United we stand, divided we fall. All together, Notre Dame de Kafaàt Academic School, Institut Technique Al-Kafaàt, Al-Kafaàt Catering School, and Al-Kafaàt University, all together raising with pride both our Lebanese and Al-Kafaàt flags.

November 21, 2016
A very special Independence Day

A very special Independence Day

It takes an individual to carry a flag. But it takes a team to build a nation.

November 18, 2016
AL-KAFAAT University: Class of 2016

AL-KAFAAT University: Class of 2016

There is no mountain high enough, no valley low enough, and no river wide enough to keep us from reaching our potentials at Al-Kafaàt. Rawane Chahine is one of the 300 Al-Kafaàt University graduates who received her diploma from HE Mr. Elias Bou Saab, Minister of Education and Higher Education.

November 03, 2016
GOD ONLY SEES ME

GOD ONLY SEES ME

God sees me. He does not see my religion. He does not note any difference between me and my sisters and brothers. He just seems “me”. To celebrate the beginning of the year, a heartwarming Divine Liturgy was celebrated this morning in one of our special centers.

October 26, 2016
BRITISH CITY & GUILDS QUALIFICATIONS, ONLY AT AL-KAFAAT!

BRITISH CITY & GUILDS QUALIFICATIONS, ONLY AT AL-KAFAAT!

The Al-Kafaàt Chef Ramzi Catering School is now officially the unique venue in Lebanon to deliver the renowned City & Guilds certifications in Culinary Arts and Pastry. This is great news for all students and professionals in the sectors of Food Preparation and Cooking, and Pastry.

October 25, 2016
BACK TO SCHOOL!

BACK TO SCHOOL!

For the 60th consecutive year, our students are back to our different schools: the academic year 2016-2017 is launched!

October 21, 2016
AKU graduate wins Best Documentary at the BIFF

AKU graduate wins Best Documentary at the BIFF

Our AL-KAFAAT University students continue to shine: Ghina Abboud won Best Documentary at the Beirut International Film Festival, 16th Edition.

October 18, 2016
CEREBRAL PALSY AWARENESS WEEK

CEREBRAL PALSY AWARENESS WEEK

In more than 50 countries, Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week 2016 will be celebrated on Wednesday 5 October. The Al-Kafaàt Foundation will not miss that date. Check out our daily activities on our Facebook page!

October 03, 2016
INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DEAF

INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DEAF

The last week of September is the International Week of the Deaf, to raise awareness about the deaf community. Here is an opportunity to celebrate what we do to this community at Al-Kafaàt.

September 26, 2016
AL-KAFAAT University Students Film Festival 2016

AL-KAFAAT University Students Film Festival 2016

The AL-KAFAAT University launches the Second Edition of its Students Film Festival in Lebanon..

September 19, 2016
ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES OF THE AL-KAFAAT FOUNDATION

ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES OF THE AL-KAFAAT FOUNDATION

Since 1957, the Al-Kafaàt Foundation has been delivering Rehabilitation and Education to the Lebanese folks. Here is a listing of the main programs and services delivered at our Foundation.

September 14, 2016
IT’S A NEW ACADEMIC YEAR!

IT’S A NEW ACADEMIC YEAR!

Registration is on at the Al-Kafaàt Technical Institute and the Al-Kafaàt Catering School. Affordable tuition fees, free dorms on Campus, and unique specializations accredited locally and in Europe.

August 31, 2016
HUGE SUCCESS FOR OUR CATERING AND TECHNICAL STUDENTS

HUGE SUCCESS FOR OUR CATERING AND TECHNICAL STUDENTS

It was success all the way: 100% success rate for our key departments in our Catering School and Technical Institute, and top ranking positions in Lebanon in the official exams!

July 28, 2016
THE ‎AL-KAFAAT REHABILITATION CENTERS ON NATIONAL TELEVISION

THE ‎AL-KAFAAT REHABILITATION CENTERS ON NATIONAL TELEVISION

Our rehabilitation centers were featured in a live interview this monday on national television.

July 20, 2016
VANESSA IBRAHIM, BACHELOR IN AUDIOVISUALS‎, MISS AKU (AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY) 2016

VANESSA IBRAHIM, BACHELOR IN AUDIOVISUALS‎, MISS AKU (AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY) 2016

The stage of the AL-KAFAAT Theatre was full of stars this past friday.

July 18, 2016
FAMOUS LEBANESE SINGER NICOLAS EL OSTA IN THE VILLAGE OF AL-KAFAAT

FAMOUS LEBANESE SINGER NICOLAS EL OSTA IN THE VILLAGE OF AL-KAFAAT

Celebrating the end of year in the village work center of AL-KAFAAT had never been that much fun!

July 16, 2016
100% SUCCESS RATE IN THE OFFICIAL EXAMS

100% SUCCESS RATE IN THE OFFICIAL EXAMS

Smashing results at our Catering School and Technical Institute, with a 100% success rate in the official exams!

July 15, 2016
SINGER HISHAM EL HAJJ IN THE VILLAGE OF AL-KAFAAT

SINGER HISHAM EL HAJJ IN THE VILLAGE OF AL-KAFAAT

What a great surprise it was for our adults with special needs: famous singer Hisham El Hajj in concert only for them!

July 14, 2016
NOTRE DAME DE KAFAAT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

NOTRE DAME DE KAFAAT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

Finally! Our NDK Baccalaureate students graduated after having successfully completed their finals.

July 08, 2016
TASTY GRADUATION AT THE AL-KAFAAT CATERING SCHOOL

TASTY GRADUATION AT THE AL-KAFAAT CATERING SCHOOL

A lovely – and tasteful! – graduation day at the AL-KAFAAT Catering School.

July 07, 2016
RENOWNED ARTIST WAJIH NAHLE AT AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY

RENOWNED ARTIST WAJIH NAHLE AT AL-KAFAAT UNIVERSITY

The renowned abstract artist and calligrapher Wajih Nahle graced the Interior Design Department of the AL-KAFAAT University (AKU) with his presence.

July 05, 2016
I AM BEAUTIFUL, NO MATTER WHAT THEY SAY

I AM BEAUTIFUL, NO MATTER WHAT THEY SAY

A glorious day at our Village Center with the Beauty Pageant at the rehabilitation centers of Al-Kafaàt.

July 04, 2016
GRADUATING TO LIFE

GRADUATING TO LIFE

It was the perfect day: the « Fête de la Musique » combined with Father’s Day, to celebrate the rites of passage of young adults with intelligence handicaps from The Myriam Center to the Village Center.

July 01, 2016
Ambassador Lassen marks 32 years partnership with Al-Kafaàt

Ambassador Lassen marks 32 years partnership with Al-Kafaàt

Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon visits Al-Kafaàt.

June 30, 2016
Are we different? Maybe.  But in so many similar ways!

Are we different? Maybe. But in so many similar ways!

Our Al-Kafaàt rehabilitation Centers organized the Al-Kafaàt Day and Festival for the first time on our Campus in Ain-Saadé.

May 26, 2016
Over 2,500 students visit The Al-Kafaàt Campus

Over 2,500 students visit The Al-Kafaàt Campus

The « Al-Kafaàt Campus », known for its two educational sectors, the Al-Kafaàt University (AKU) and the Al-Kafaàt Technical and Vocational Institute (ITK), organized this week a string of guidance sessions to students from private and public establishments.

May 04, 2016