Blog

Oct 3, 2022

... And we are back!

For the second consecutive year and despite the total absence of the Ministry of Social Affairs since October 2020, all our rehabilitation centers and services remain open and free of charge.

Sep 20, 2022

Class of Professor Aouad and Georges Ghanem School of Arts and Advertising

The Al-Kafaàt University celebrated the Commencement of its Class of 2021-2022 named Class of Professor Aouad in honor of Professor Ramez Aouad, past President of the Al-Kafaàt Foundation and who passed away this year.

Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Ramez Aouad (1932-2022)

It is with tremendous sorrow that we mourn the passing of our Honorary President Dr. Ramez Aouad on June 28th. Who was Dr. Ramez Aouad and what was his relation with the Al-Kafaàt Foundation?

Feb 11, 2022

Nadeem Shwayri, a man of peace in crises: Crossing through Man and his “Potentials” in the span of 65 years

In the current dark times that Lebanon is undergoing, both Lebanese residents and expats, especially the youth among them need to dive into a success story that was not without pain and despair -- the success story of one man, Nadeem Shwayri, a role model and founder of Al-Kafaàt who in 1957, devoted his life to serve Man in all of Lebanon.

Feb 10, 2022

Documentary NADEEM livestreaming now!

Watch Episode 1 of the documentary NADEEM in all three languages (Arabic, French and English) live with us on Sunday 13 February at 9pm on the official AL-KAFAAT Youtube Channel.

Feb 2, 2022

وثائقي بعنوان "نديم"...فمن هو نديم الشويري؟

وثائقي بعنوان "نديم" من اعداد وتقديم جورج غانم واخراج مارك بستاني فمن هو نديم الشويري؟

Feb 1, 2022

NADEEM

This Thursday 3 February at 10pm on LBCI, watch the second Episode of the documentary Nadeem, written and narrated by Georges Ghanem.

Jan 23, 2022

NADEEM

This Thursday 27 January at 10pm on LBCI, watch the first Episode of the documentary Nadeem, written and narrated by Georges Ghanem.

Dec 23, 2021

Christmas is You. Christmas is Me.

Christmas is Al-Kafaàt! At the heart of our rehabilitation centers, all our children, Christians and Muslims, celebrated the birth of Jesus in the most festive way.

Dec 6, 2021

Enough already with your ridiculous media parades!

Enough already with trying to come up with a title. Your race to find a “title” or a “label” to define the handicapped of Lebanon (people with challenges, with determination...

Nov 25, 2021

My Lebanon? My Al-Kafaàt!

Joy and patriotism go hand in hand at the Specialized and Rehabilitation Centers of Al-Kafaàt on this year’s Independence Day

Nov 17, 2021

The Catering School is back!

After a break imposed by the pandemic coupled with a challenging financial situation, our Catering School practical courses are back with full speed at our Catering School in Mansourieh.

Nov 1, 2021

Hope is Al-Kafaàt!

Joy in the Lily Shwayri Rehabilitation Center on this special All Saints Day: our children and youth have all returned after a two-year hiatus!

Oct 22, 2021

Sunshine on our Campus

The autumn sun is warm on our Al-Kafaàt Campus, as we welcome this week our returning technical education and vocational training students in all sections.

Oct 12, 2021

Joy in our Village

After a two-year hiatus, life is back on our Village Rehabilitation Campus with the return of our special children and youth

Oct 5, 2021

And we are back!

These past two years have been incredibly challenging on us all, but we are so proud of our students at Notre Dame d’Al-Kafaàt who are back to school today.

Sep 3, 2021

Help. Today. Now.

With no governmental and due subsidies for the past 16 months, with no government in place, and with a severe devaluation of our national currency, our sectors of rehabilitation...

Jun 14, 2021

Hope, always

As Lebanon undergoes its most severe crisis to date, our activities are maintained at Beit El Adra Home against all odds, preserving the dignity of the most marginalized in our society.

Apr 12, 2020

Your support matters

No, we have not stopped delivering our online special education. Yes, we are pursuing our internal support services to our children in need...

Dec 23, 2020

A special Christmas, from our family to yours

In these challenging times, we understand the true meaning of Christmas.

Nov 20, 2020

One Lebanon

Despite all challenges, and irrespective of the physical distances created between us today by Covid19, we are all united together for one Lebanon.

Nov 19, 2020

All united

Despite all challenges, and irrespective of the physical distances created between us today by Covid19, we are all united together for one Lebanon.

Oct 23, 2020

Against all odds

Political status quo. Delays and shortages in governmental funds. Social challenges. Covid19. These are excruciatingly difficult times. And yet, our Mission prevails.

Sep 21, 2020

Thank you

We are thankful to the generous benefactors who have contributed to our newly established Mainstream Education Fun (MEF).

Aug 10, 2020

We are safe. But are we fine?

The catastrophe has hit us all hard. Our different 14 centers have been damaged. Our residents in our Special Home are shaken, but all safe. Yet, are we fine?

Jun 19, 2020

HOPE, ALWAYS

Exceptionally, and in light of the extraneous social and financial challenges in par with the medical and health current situation, the Al-Kafaàt Foundation de facto renews enrollment to all its current beneficiaries for the new rehabilitation year 2020-2021, and as always, free of charge.

May 5, 2020

A loaf of Bread. A loaf of Hope.

This is not the best of times. This is the worst of times. Is it the spring of despair? No. It can’t be. Not when we are around.

Jan 27, 2020

Happiness…almost!

Our Rehabilitation Centers finally resumed their work on January 13, but only to welcome our daycare beneficiaries. Our boarding beneficiaries will have to wait still.