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Music Learning for Children with Special Need...

Music Learning for Children with Special Needs

Orphan Welfare Society (OWS) has launched its Music Learning project for Children with Special Needs. This project was funded by the Corporate Foundation D’Entreprise (CMA-CGM) in addition to a number of other philanthropists. The project is the first of its kind in Lebanon and was implemented in collaboration with “Drums for Schools - UK” whose technical support will continue throughout the...
Orphan Welfare Society (OWS) has launched its Music Learning project for Children with Special Needs. This project was funded by the Corporate Foundation D’Entreprise (CMA-CGM) in addition to a number of other philanthropists. The project is the first of its kind in Lebanon and was implemented in collaboration with “Drums for Schools - UK” whose technical support will continue throughout the year. The first stage of the project was to equip a room in OWS where the musical instruments, specifically made for children with special needs, were installed. This was followed by an intensive training for the team from the 13th to 15th of January. The importance of implementing this project is ...
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Environment Award

Environment Award

The Ministry of Environment in Collaboration with UNDP (Climate Change Unit) has granted OWS an Award for their efforts in reporting their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This award was granted in the 4th annual ceremony organized by the Ministry of Environment for companies reporting their GHG emissions, as part of the Ministry’s approach to partner with the private sector in the global fight a...
The Ministry of Environment in Collaboration with UNDP (Climate Change Unit) has granted OWS an Award for their efforts in reporting their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This award was granted in the 4th annual ceremony organized by the Ministry of Environment for companies reporting their GHG emissions, as part of the Ministry’s approach to partner with the private sector in the global fight against climate change.
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Special Needs Participating in Mental Disabil...

Special Needs Participating in Mental Disability Conference

The students of Ahmad Mosbah Bizri Center for Special Needs, participated in the mental disabilities Conference titled “To Spread the Cause” on December 13th. Four of our students participated in the open discussion sessions about the right to have healthcare, implementing laws, and the right in having an education and practicing sports.
The students of Ahmad Mosbah Bizri Center for Special Needs, participated in the mental disabilities Conference titled “To Spread the Cause” on December 13th. Four of our students participated in the open discussion sessions about the right to have healthcare, implementing laws, and the right in having an education and practicing sports.
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Volunteer Day 2016

Volunteer Day 2016

Orphan Welfare Society held a gathering on the occasion of International Volunteer Day in honor of its volunteers. Various activities were done, planting the “Volunteers’ Tree”, a slideshow for the volunteers while working in the Dar, and giving them a souvenir which was a pin that held a special statement “wow and thank you”, in gratitude to their efforts. The slogan of 2016 gathering w...
Orphan Welfare Society held a gathering on the occasion of International Volunteer Day in honor of its volunteers. Various activities were done, planting the “Volunteers’ Tree”, a slideshow for the volunteers while working in the Dar, and giving them a souvenir which was a pin that held a special statement “wow and thank you”, in gratitude to their efforts. The slogan of 2016 gathering was “We heart our Volunteers”. What was special this year is honoring Dr. Wafaa Jawad Kotob, who is volunteering at our association for seven years now at Saida Generation School and Residential Unit. The president of OWS, Dr. Said Makkaoui offered Dr. Kotob the “Volunteer Foulard”, where her...
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Winter Bazar

Winter Bazar

OWS organized the "Winter Bazar", which provided handmade products of the residential unit's children, deaf and special needs students & Dar Boutique. OWS hosted a group of ladies and students from Schools in Saida, who bought different exclusive items. The proceeds will be used to support the children's education.
OWS organized the "Winter Bazar", which provided handmade products of the residential unit's children, deaf and special needs students & Dar Boutique. OWS hosted a group of ladies and students from Schools in Saida, who bought different exclusive items. The proceeds will be used to support the children's education.
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Deaf Students Visit Book Exhibition

Deaf Students Visit Book Exhibition

Students of the School for the Deaf visited the International Book Exhibition in Beirut and made a tour around the sections of the bookstores.
Students of the School for the Deaf visited the International Book Exhibition in Beirut and made a tour around the sections of the bookstores.
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Go Colorful

Go colorful for a better environment

Robotics Experience

The robotics club operates a car

Dar Boutique

A collaboration between different dedicated individuals and special children to create and sell quality handmade gift items to help support the Orphan Welfare Society in Saida.

Volunteer

Our volunteers are integral partners in the achievement of our mission, and the greatest support to our dedicated staff in providing different services to a marginalized group of young people.

Donate

The Orphan Welfare Society relies on your charitable donations to cover the cost of providing the very best care and quality education to the children and young people who rely on us.

60 Years of Dedication

٦٠ سنة من التفاني

A brief history of the Orphan Welfare Society's key moments

نبذة من أهم الأحداث في تاريخ جمعية رعاية اليتيم

1952

Inception

1958

Constructing a new Building for Residential Unit

1978

Establishment of a Center for Children with Special Needs, including a School for Deaf and...

1982

Development of a specialized center for artificial limbs, the second in Lebanon under the ...

1991

Establishment of a pre-Vocational Center

2004

Establishment of a Specialized Unit for the treatment of Deaf

2005

Constructing a new Building for Girls Dormitory

2007

Rehabilitation of an existing Building for Boys Dormitory

2009

Establishment of Saida Generation School (100% free tuition, and teaching material)

2012

Rehabilitation and development of the center for Children with special needs. A new buildi...

2013

Establishment of a Center for Children with Communication difficulties and early stages of...

2014

A new building is constructed for “Accelerated” Vocational Training