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OWS Annual Sohour

OWS Annual Sohour

The Ladies committee of Orphan Welfare Society organized their annual sohour at Dar Garden which embraced over 450 invitees and supporters from Saida  and all Lebanese areas with the participation of PM. Mrs. Bahia Hariri. The proceeds of this sohour go to support the education of children with special needs at OWS. Al-Suhoor started with a show for OWS’s children from the School for the Deaf a...
The Ladies committee of Orphan Welfare Society organized their annual sohour at Dar Garden which embraced over 450 invitees and supporters from Saida  and all Lebanese areas with the participation of PM. Mrs. Bahia Hariri. The proceeds of this sohour go to support the education of children with special needs at OWS. Al-Suhoor started with a show for OWS’s children from the School for the Deaf and Saida Generation School who performed also “Khalina Maa Baad” a song composed by the artist Ahmed Kaabour especially for the OWS children.   Later, tombola gifts were distributed and the attendees enjoyed tasting the delicious food. Also, this was followed by a musical segment for the artist...
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Netherlands Ambassador Visits OWS

Netherlands Ambassador Visits OWS

The Ambassador of Netherland, Mr. Jan Waltmans, has  visited Orphan Welfare Society and was welcomed by President Dr. Said El-Makkaoui and the Heads of departments.  Mr. Waltmans was taken on a tour around the organization's departments and given brief presentations about the aims of each of department and the services that they provide to around 1500 child. Also, Mr. Waltmans checked the solar ...
The Ambassador of Netherland, Mr. Jan Waltmans, has  visited Orphan Welfare Society and was welcomed by President Dr. Said El-Makkaoui and the Heads of departments.  Mr. Waltmans was taken on a tour around the organization's departments and given brief presentations about the aims of each of department and the services that they provide to around 1500 child. Also, Mr. Waltmans checked the solar systems installations that the embassy of Netherlands has donated. Mr. Waltmans expressed his admiration with the mission of the organization and highlighted on the core role that OWS is playing in community to serve the orphans, special needs and underprivileged children. Also, he was astonished by...
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OWS Lunches Ramadan Campaign

OWS Lunches Ramadan Campaign

Orphan Welfare Society launched the "Ramdan Al Dar" campaign, which provides daily iftar meals for orphans and needy families at a cost of 10,000LPB  per meal. Thanks to the support of the philanthropists and the donors who helped us to provide 860 daily meals during last Ramadan. Meals are prepared in the Dar kitchen, including main course, salad, soups and desserts, and packed in boxes for stor...
Orphan Welfare Society launched the "Ramdan Al Dar" campaign, which provides daily iftar meals for orphans and needy families at a cost of 10,000LPB  per meal. Thanks to the support of the philanthropists and the donors who helped us to provide 860 daily meals during last Ramadan. Meals are prepared in the Dar kitchen, including main course, salad, soups and desserts, and packed in boxes for storage and distributed to families. Those who wish to participate in this campaign, they can: • Call us: 07722788 or 07720788 extension 103/165/112 • Visit our offices, Serail Roundabout, OWS campus Dar Al Fatat  Building • Or we can send our representative to you • You can donate through our ...
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OWS light it up blue supporting Autism

OWS light it up blue supporting Autism

On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, Orphan Welafre Society- Saida lighted it up blue its premises including Ahmad Riad Jawhari Center for Autism. This is an international initiative where all foundations and NGOs supporting autism light it up blue after United Nations recognized April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day to raise awareness throughout the world and adopted blue as the officia...
On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, Orphan Welafre Society- Saida lighted it up blue its premises including Ahmad Riad Jawhari Center for Autism. This is an international initiative where all foundations and NGOs supporting autism light it up blue after United Nations recognized April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day to raise awareness throughout the world and adopted blue as the official color of this day.   
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Three Gold Medals for Special Needs

Three Gold Medals for Special Needs

The president of Orphan Welfare Society- Saida, Dr. Said Makkaoui, honored the students of Ahmad Mosbah Bizri Center for Children with Special Needs after their comeback from Abdu Dhabi. The students participated in the 9th Regional Tournaments for Special Olympics (ME & North Africa) 2018 and won 3 gold medals. Dr. Makkaoui, after distributing the gifts, noted the achievements of the team and the...
The president of Orphan Welfare Society- Saida, Dr. Said Makkaoui, honored the students of Ahmad Mosbah Bizri Center for Children with Special Needs after their comeback from Abdu Dhabi. The students participated in the 9th Regional Tournaments for Special Olympics (ME & North Africa) 2018 and won 3 gold medals. Dr. Makkaoui, after distributing the gifts, noted the achievements of the team and their efforts during the trainings to achieve these results. Also, he noted the efforts of their trainers Najat Said and Samira Hajjar. The student Sharif Al-Bitar won a gold medal for roller skating, Solin Badereddine for running, Rami El-Masri- Mahmoud Jalloul, Saleh Abdullah, Ibrahim Melhem, Mohamma...
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Community Service Initiative at Mohammad Zaid...

Community Service Initiative at Mohammad Zaidan Centre

The students of beauty and hair classes at Mohammad Zaidan Center for Vocational Training visited Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center and did the hairdressing and nail polish services for the employees. This initiative by the girls was done to collect donations for a cancer patient who’s in need for help to cover her therapy costs. 
The students of beauty and hair classes at Mohammad Zaidan Center for Vocational Training visited Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center and did the hairdressing and nail polish services for the employees. This initiative by the girls was done to collect donations for a cancer patient who’s in need for help to cover her therapy costs. 
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Robotics Experience

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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.

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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.

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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