DIRECT AID PROGRAM (DAP) PROJECTS FUNDED IN 2014-2015
Anta Akhi runs the “Home of Tenderness” to accommodate, train and support people with mental disabilities. Australia’s DAP funded the purchase of a fire alarm system and mobility equipment to improve the services provided to their patients. This project will improve the quality of life for marginalized people.
Basmeh & Zeitouneh provides relief and development to Syrian refugees living in the Palestinian camps in Beirut. Australia’s DAP financed the establishment of a public library and resource centre in the Shatila Refugees Camp in Beirut. This project will increase educational opportunities, cultural development and easy access to knowledge for the most disadvantaged people in Lebanon.
Jeunesse Contre la Drogue provides support and education to addicts and their families, through two rehabilitation centres that can accommodate 30 patients for a period of nine months. Australia’s DAP funded equipment for their productive atelier (for food processing) at the Jouret El Termos centre. This project will help the atelier deliver better outcome and open new markets for them.
Institut Libanais De Developpement Economique et Sociale (ILDES) operates a Health Care Centre in Hadath that offers curative and preventive health services, in addition to training, education and financial aid for the disadvantaged. Australia’s DAP funded the purchase of additional medical equipment that will improve the health care services provided at the centre.
Sisters of the Good Shepherd manage a refuge in Sehaile that provides care, accommodation and education to rejected or abandoned girls over the age of eleven, regardless of religion or ethnicity. Australia’s DAP funded the renovation of bathrooms and sanitary installations in the centre. This project will improve the quality of life for marginalized children.
Lebanese Rugby League Federation runs a sports outreach program directed at at-risk youth in Tripoli. Australia’s DAP funded the purchase of new sports equipment for the outreach program. This will improve the quality of health treatment for marginalised people.
Safadi Foundation provides social and humanitarian development to marginalized and disadvantaged people in North Lebanon. Australia’s DAP Funded the purchase of additional equipping for its pomegranate processing centre in Deir Dalloum, Akkar. The project will improve product quality and reduce the production time and cost.
Our Lady of the Star Free Clinic offers high quality medical care and preventive health services free of charge to poor and needy people from Jieh and the surrounding villages. Australia’s DAP funded the purchase of medical equipment for the dispensary. This project will improve the quality of life of poor and needy people.
UNRWA is providing relief aid to Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Australia’s DAP funded the rehabilitation of the temporary shelter in Nahr El Bared Camp. This project will alleviate hardship for refugees.
Home of Tenderness runs a free of charge home and shelter for poor elderly people. Australia’s DAP funded the purchase of new beds and kitchen equipment for the centre. This will improve the quality of life of marginalized people.
Lebanese Organization for Studies and Training (LOST) works with people, particularly women and youth to create a more developed and equitable society through reducing poverty, eliminating exclusion, and fostering a culture of peace. Australia’s DAP funded the rehabilitation of 16 public primary schools in the Hermel Caza. This project will improve the quality of education of the most disadvantaged children in Lebanon.
Khiam Rehabilitation Centre (KRC) gives medical, social & psychological support for the prisoners by organizing medical days to conduct medical examinations and provide appropriate medications. In addition, KRC provides vocational training to women in prisons, awareness campaigns on human rights and legal rights. Australia’s DAP funded the purchase of medical equipment in the Jeb Jannine Prison. This project will improve the quality of health care service provided by the Organisation.
Kebbet Beshumra Charitable Organisation provides shelter and education to orphanages from the surrounding villages. Australia’s DAP funded the construction of bathrooms and a water well for the school. This project will improve the quality of life of disadvantaged children.
INARA provides education and medical services for impaired children. Australia’s DAP funded the furnishing of a specialised laboratory for teaching Robot Management Skill. This project will enhance the delivery of advanced technical education to impaired children.