Discover the remarkable journey of Abed, a young Syrian refugee who found solace and purpose through rap music. His story is part of Basmeh & Zeitooneh's Protracted Displacements Economy (PDE) project, implemented in collaboration with the University of Sussex, studying economic development and support systems for refugees and host communities. 2023-06-14 Protracted Displacement Economies: Breaking Barriers Through Music
Our Fostering Refugee Leadership Project aims to strengthen Refugee-led Organizations (RLOs) in Lebanon through tailored technical assistance and financial aid. Read about the project's impact and the 15 RLOs that won a $20k grant to implement their proposed initiatives. 2023-04-03 Fostering Refugee Leadership: Winners Announcement
The Girls Roster project empowers girls at risk of child marriage and early-married girls in Lebanese refugee camps with life skills and psychosocial support sessions. The project also targets gatekeepers and adopts a community leadership approach. The impact includes a better grasp of SRHR, gender roles, and informed decision-making. The project demonstrates the importance of empowering girls and adopting a community leadership approach for positive social change. 2023-04-04 Girls Roster Project: Empowering Adolescent Girls in Refugee Camps in Lebanon
Our Farming to Empower project, in partnership with CAFOD, aims to increase livelihood through urban hydroponic agro-production in North Lebanon. 2023-03-07 Farming to Empower: Increasing livelihood through urban hydroponic agro-production in North Lebanon.
A global refugee-led coalition seeks to reshape system by putting ownership and resources into the hands of refugee-led organizations 2021-05-04 Resourcing Refugee Leadership Coalition Wins $10 Million Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award