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

Projects

Early Education and Women’s Empowerment for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

Project Goal: Empower and support women, children and teenage girls Project Objectives Focus On: Developing the Children educational skills . Strengthening PWHO staff and EEC team skills. Develop the parents social skills. Empowering supporting CWDs and their families in order to be integrated in their local society. Awareness raising on drugs addiction and early marriage. Nourishing mental health environment for positive thinking skills.

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Women’s Leadership and Development Program

The main activities are: Organizing awareness raising on Reproductive health, Gender Equality and Women’s legal law Provision of individual and group counseling sessions on issues, such as positive parenting, depression, and sexual and gender based violence. Provision of support on women’s health such as: breast cancer, hygiene, sexually transmitted diseases. Develop, design and print of newsletter addressing topics related to women, men and local community. Organizing Literacy training for women Sports Classes. Networking with other local NGOs especially those that address women’s issues. Outside trips for women Staff Capacity Building

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Feeding Program

Supported by Dorcas Feeding program aims to support refugee children attending PWHO educational centers in Borj Barajneh camp. Helps and supports children by providing daily meals. The meals are packed in a healthy and safe way. PWHO delivers daily meals to: 389 children attending PWHO educational centers. 2, 5 and 6 days per week

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Provision of Diagnosis and Therapeutic Consultations

Supported by UNRWA Provision of Diagnosis and Therapeutic consultations for Students with Disabilities. The project purpose is to assure that SCDP provides the specialized services effectively and efficiently including Occupational therapy, Speech therapy and Special education service to UNRWA schools in Tyre Area.

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Summer Inclusive Activities

Supported by Young Roots This project is unique and welcomes young people with disabilities and refugee children (PRL, PRS, Syrian and Lebanese excluded from education and most other activities in the camp. The project aims to support young people with academic, psychological and physical difficulties, providing a safe place to play during the summer, providing young adults with the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to improve their chances of finding employment afterwards. The most important features of the project include literacy, arts and crafts, and other recreational activities, weekly topics on cultural, environmental, health and ethical issues, organizing trips outside the camp boundaries to the surrounding area, and the annual performance of the songs, dances, poetry and traditions of their friends and family.

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Step Forward

Supported by TDH, L Improved and equitable prevention of and response to violence abuse, exploitation and neglect, including gender-based violence for children and women Increase the capacity of children, families and communities in most disadvantaged areas to promote practices that protect them by involving local communities in mitigating the risks of child protection and gender-based violence through social behaviour change processes. As well as the exchange of information through awareness-raising, awareness-raising and community mobilization on key issues related to the Protocol, disability and gender-based violence. - CP and GB. This is in addition to the formation of the Community Child Protection Committee (CBCPC) and the organization of community child protection activities for girls and boys, including activities targeting specifically child labour and the integration of children with disabilities. The project also includes a program of caregivers aimed at both females and males to promote the well-being and protection of girls and boys, including activities specifically targeting child labour awareness of caregivers and positive parenting

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Child Protection

Supported by TDH, L Strengthening Child Protection Systems Towards a more Protective and Child-friendly Environment in Lebanon The project identifies and interacts with children in need by strengthening the principles of protection between children, parents and the community, staff capacity building, coordination with other services, events and networks NGOS re-management of cases for the most marginalized children in addition to organizing and participating in events (celebrations, awareness campaigns).

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Elderly Care

Supported by: Welfare Association (Taawon) Home and Community Nursing Services (Basic nursing Services): The typical services available under the designated term “Home Care\" “Nursing Aide Care “. The project aims to help older persons to lead a better life through improvement of life conditions and social integration. The project includes many elements the most important of which are direct services, which include home nursing services, physical therapy service, provision of mobility aids and tools. Also, the establishment of a day care club and the formation of a local support group of elderly and community volunteers. In addition, capacity building of those involved in working with the elderly, carers, professionals, volunteers and families. The project also focuses on forming networks and building partnerships with other NGOs that provide services of any kind to the elderly.

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Addressing the Urgent needs of People with Disabilities

Supported by Welfare Association (Taawon) The project aims to “ensure that persons with disabilities are able to maximize their physical and mental abilities, access to health services and opportunities, educational and vocational rehabilitation and full social integration within their communities and communities", through the continuation and development of the community-based rehabilitation program and its sustainability in providing specialized rehabilitation services, contributing to the formation and empowerment of self-help groups of PwDs and to able to advocate to meet their needs, in addition to building the technical and organizational capacity of the program which adopts a rights-based approach.

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Support to Physio Therapy Center and Early Intervention

Supported by MAP, UK The project aims to empower persons with disabilities to access community-based multidisciplinary rehabilitation services and referrals to supplementary services (including child protection case management) as needed. As well as supporting professionals in the SCDP and beneficiary families to better assist persons with disabilities. Also, to improve the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the activities of local organizations, kindergartens, schools and social activities through active awareness and expression of the rights and needs of persons with disabilities and advocate for local solutions.

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