women's humanitarian organization (pwho)
registered under 161 / A-D
partners in protection


About Us:

Women’s Humanitarian Organization (PWHO) is a grassroots non-profit organization founded in 1993 and registered with the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities under the No. 161/AD, its main office is located in Beirut - along with its two community-based operational offices.

Rooted in the Human Rights principles and followed the Sustainable Development Goals, PWHO is working to meet the humanitarian needs and strengthening the vulnerable communities through Health, Protection, Education, Shelter, Basic Assistance and livelihood Sectors, maintaining the basic principles of humanitarianism, neutrality, impartiality and independence.

 In coordination and networking with local associations and international organizations, we are responding to the humanitarian crisis and alleviating the suffering from the emergency situations, fighting poverty and supporting socio-economic development initiatives for youth and women, stimulating inclusive lifelong learning, empowering capacities, and providing access to protection for all people at risks, along with providing high quality of healthcare services to the neediest populations including elderlies without discrimination.


A society where the power of human rights is respected for all enjoying a real quality of life.

Our Mission

To inspire and empower the vulnerable in Lebanese communities, Palestinian camps and gatherings, through providing effective means of protection, lifelong education, lifesaving healthcare, access to livelihoods and lobbying for their human rights.


PWHO Values

·         All people are entitled to social justice, integrity, and respect.

·         All people should be treated equally and have equal access to social services.

·         Empowerment of the individual strengthens society.

·         Teamwork provides an opportunity for people to strengthen their abilities and learn from each other.