“We are Potentials…we are not handicapped. Give us our basic rights!” And Potentials they were this Sunday December 1st, on stage, at the heart of Martyrs Square.
On November 21st, the Al-Kafaàt Foundation suspended work in all of her ten Rehabilitation Centers. Here is the official Al-Kafaàt statement, as delivered by the Foundation’s CEO, Chef Ramzi Nadim Choueiri.
A year and a half have passed, and the scenario is still the same. Empty promises made to gain political exposure...
…It’s the season of Al-Kafaàt: it’s the return of all our special residents to our rehabilitation centers.
Nothing could have predicted that Clara was a leader. A Lebanese-born American teenager who lives a happy regular life in Boston, she probably never imagined that her actions would light a fire of happiness at Al-Kafaàt this past July.
A unique Theatre Ensemble rocked the stage at the Boulevard Theater in Chiyah this past Saturday. It was the Stars of Al-Kafaàt Troupe, with actresses and actors with special needs.
Despite the growing national crisis, the Al-Kafaàt Foundation kept on delivering its special rehabilitation services at no cost to its 1,000 daily special beneficiaries, in the remaining 9 rehabilitation centers of the Foundation.
Mira came to our Foundation six years ago when she was three years old. Her family was struggling with her as she is diagnosed with autism and had severe communication problems: she couldn’t mingle with others and could only communicate by making small sounds.
Le général de Gaulle l’appellait “ma joie”. Il voyait en elle une bénédiciton. Anne, sa petite fille atteinte de trisomie, était une grâce, comme il le disait.
When Ali first came to Al-Kafaàt, he was only six or seven years old. A beautiful child with an angelic face, who could not easily communicate with others because of his cerebral palsy.
La Fondation Al-Kafaàt prend racine au cœur de la Ville de Lyon grâce à l’organisation Handimat qui a pris l’initiative de planter un Cèdre du Liban pour marquer les 40 ans de collaboration entre les deux organisations et les deux fondateurs respectifs : Nadeem Shwayri...
If I a person with special needs behaved wrongly, would you say it to his face… or would his wheelchair make you feel bad and decide against it?What defines a human being: his manners or his physical attributes?
Who are the role models of our youth today? What inspires our youth? What could drive our youth to a social change? How can they make a difference tomorrow, today? To what will they commit to for a better future? How will they overcome their challenges?
Bless my Lord this day. Grant us the opportunity, energy, strength and patience, To work and persevere, and earn the blessings from our daily bread.