HIGHLIGHTS Of 2019 | E-Newsletter End Of Year Edition
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HIGHLIGHTS Of 2019!!


A word from the president:

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering: It will be happier” - Alfred Lord Tennyson

Hope This year will be a happy one filled with success and accomplishments!
With pride , we are sharing with you the End of Year edition of Makhzoumi Foundation’s newsletter, HIGHLIGHTS of our 2019 activities.

We wish you a warm season’s greetings, filled with love and care!
Praying to overcome all the difficulties our country is passing through, for a better tomorrow!

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!
Society Empowerment !
MGGLB Forum: END Poverty!

The Making Global Goals Local Business MGGLB Forum in Lebanon brought together regional and global leaders from business, civil society, government and Global Compact Local Networks in the Middle East, to catalyze a collective action affecting the Ten Principles and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Workshop On Social Responsibility to Empower Community

Makhzoumi Foundation concluded a training workshop entitled “Social Responsibility International License” , which was attended by forty trainees from a number of institutions and social associations, private companies and the Ministry of Social Affairs.
Ramadan 2019: The Season Of Giving & Solidarity

Like every year, Makhzoumi Foundation receives the holy month of Ramadan with a variety of related activities, overshadowed by the familiarity, cooperation and assistance to the needy.

Challenging Competitions !
Let's Plant & Maintain Our School & Environment!

Makhzoumi Foundation, in cooperation with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO, organized the closing ceremony of the national competition “Let’s Plant and Maintain Our School and Our Environment”
From National To International: MOS Championship!

The Microsoft Office Specialist National Championship was concluded, after the participation of 75 private and official educational institutions.
Stimulating Youth Competition Spirit at the Digital Hackathon!

For the first time in the city of Zahle, five projects were set up by students, who distinguished themselves from others in their ambition to strengthen society and find solutions to the problems and challenges facing the Beqaa area, specifically the city of Zahle. In a unique hackathon in Lebanon
Global Partnerships !
Joining Forces With AUB GHI!

The American University of Beirut (AUB) hosted a ceremony for signing a memorandum of understanding between Makhzoumi Foundation and AUB’s Global Health Institute, to expand community services, including health and other activities.
Expanding Our Network!

In recognition of the importance of community partnership, Makhzoumi Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development, MIO ECSDE.
Coordinating With NCLW!

Makhzoumi Foundation, represented by its President Mrs. May Makhzoumi, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Lebanese National Commission for Lebanese Women, represented by its President Mrs. Claudine Aoun Roukoz, at the commission’s headquarters in Hazmieh.
Women Empowerment !
Ringing The Bell For Gender Equality!

In celebration of International Women’s Day, corresponding to 8 March each year, Beirut Stock Exchange organized “Ring The Bell for Gender Equality” event, in cooperation with the Global Compact Network in Lebanon (GCNL)
We Ran For Gender Equality!

Beirut Marathon Association held the Saradar Bank Women’s Race under the slogan “Draw Your Path”, organized in cooperation with the National Commission for Lebanese Women on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Beirut Port.
Not Before 18 Years Old!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the celebration ceremony organized by the Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, to announce the results of the expressionist and artistic competition on the issue of the marriage of underage girls under the title “Not before 18 Years Old”
International Conferences !
Makhzoumi Foundation at The UN Headquarters for Gender Equality!

Based on the constant interest of Makhzoumi Foundation and its tireless efforts to empower women and achieve the sustainable development goals, The Foundation participated in the sixty-third session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City
Participating at Brussels lll Conference!

The European Union, in cooperation with the United Nations, held a conference in the Belgian capital Brussels, from 12 to 14 March, to discuss the issue of Syrian refugees, in the presence of representatives of countries and donors, and the host countries of the displaced, especially Lebanon, which hosts large numbers of refugees.
Discussing Humanitarian Assistance at DIHAD Conference

Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the 16th edition of the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Annual Conference & Exhibition – DIHAD, held from 12 to 14 March in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Various Exhibitions !
The Garden Show & Spring Festival!

Makhzoumi Foundation participated at The 6th Garden Show and Spring Festival at Beirut Hippodrome between the 5th and the 8th of June 2019.
The Garden Show & Spring Festival is an annual unique anticipated destination for garden enthusiasts and outdoor lovers
Universities Job Fairs!

Youth has a very important role to play for society! They are young, full of energy, they can perform better and ensure the growth of society.
At Makhzoumi Foundation we value youth, and continuously strive to empower them
Agricultural, Landscape, & Nutrition Exhibition!

 Makhzoumi Foundation’s Development Program participated in the “Agricultural, Landscape, Nutrition, and Food Industries Exhibition”, that was held by the Alumni Club of the American University of Beirut
The exhibition included a series of seminars and lectures on agricultural products, tools and medicines, and on the importance of bees and solar energy.
Saving Our Environment !
Save Our Faces: Keep Our Coast Clean!

Coinciding with World Ocean Day, and as an extension of the Yalla Nefroz initiative, Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the national campaign to clean the Lebanese coast launched by the Ministry of Environment under the slogan “Save our faces”, which included the cleaning of about 120 sites
Keeping The Big Blue Clean!

As an extension to its initiative in the preservation of the environment “Yalla Nefroz”, Makhzoumi Foundation participated in the campaign of the Big Blue Association to clean the Lebanese coast and sea, from Arida north to Ras Al Naqoura in the south
Don't Throw Waste In The Ocean!

On September the 29th, a beach clean-up campaign, organized by Makhzoumi Foundation, in collaboration with Burj Al Barajne Municipality, and funded by UNHCR, took place after big efforts and preparations.
The campaign targeted part of Ouzaii Beach after a field scan conducted in the area. The area was highly littered with plastic which formed a great bulk of debris that washed up the beach
Premium Health Care!
Officially: Best PHC In Beirut for 2019!

We’re very proud of our staff and their efforts that paid off!
Makhzoumi Foundation wins the best Primary Health Care Center Award in Beirut 2019!
We promise our beneficiaries to always work hard to meet their expectations!
Serving Our Community During Every Phase!

Lebanon has witnessed several different events in the recent period, which began with the wave of fires that hit a number of Lebanese areas, and did not end with the break of protest movements and demonstrations to condemn the situation that the country has reached.
Osteoporosis Tests At Makhzoumi Foundation!

Because a bone density test is the only test that can diagnose osteoporosis before a broken bone occurs, every year, Makhzoumi Foundation runs a campaign for the detection of osteoporosis in women in the community.
This test helps women to estimate their chances of breaking a bone. 
Youth Empowerment !
Empowering Youth: Graduation of 300 Students!

Makhzoumi Foundation celebrated the graduation of 300 students from different regions of Lebanon, after completing vocational training courses on tiling, wall painting and wallpaper installation, which was organized by the Foundation in cooperation with GIZ, funded by the European Union, Madad Fund, within the QUDRA project
Unique Experience For Tomorrow's Leaders!

Makhzoumi Foundation was founded in Lebanon in 1997 out of a strong desire to help empower the community in Lebanon in order to achieve self-sufficient independence via improved prospects.
From this perspective, the Youth Leadership Academy is working to empower new leaders of today’s generations within the community.
Technology, Engineering & Robotics for All!

As part of the ongoing cooperation between Makhzoumi Foundation and The Little Engineer, to develop education and keep abreast of technological development, the training of trainers on robotics concepts has concluded for a number of school teachers who have undergone a training course to transfer this knowledge to their students in schools.
Economical Empowerment !
She's Entrepreneur!

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, and in line with its the permanent pursuit of women’s empowerment, Makhzoumi Foundation launched “She’s Entrepreneur” Forum for the second consecutive year, in collaboration with the Beirut Digital District, the Lebanese League for Women in Business LLWB, and the National Commission for Lebanese Women, On March 9, at the BDD Center
Encouraging Entrepreneurship!

In partnership with ActionAid – the Arab Region in Lebanon, Makhzoumi Foundation organized a competition for emerging projects in the framework of the ROTA-funded Educational, Economic and Social Development Project for Youth.
After a comparison and selection of the proposed projects (of which 73), 22 projects were chosen for the final phase.
Empowering Women In Trade & Economy!

The National Commission for Lebanese Women NCLW organized a training course in cooperation with the Center for Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) on “Advocacy Skills for Gender and Trade Change” at the Padova Hotel in Beirut.
Achievements & Fulfillments !
Best Social Program Award!

The Excellence Awards Academy – Dubai, in cooperation with the Center for Training, Research and Studies in the Arab Economic Unity Council, honored a number of distinguished organizations in the Arab region for their initiatives in the smart governance sector and in the economic and social sectors.
Makhzoumi Foundation won the Excellence Award for Economic and Social Initiatives of 2019 for the category of comprehensive social programs.
Lions Club Association Honoring Makhzoumi!

The Lions Association honored the President of Makhzoumi Foundation and the National Commission for Lebanese Women member, Mrs. May Makhzoumi, in recognition of her work in the development of society, and the empowerment of women
Toward A Sustainable Education

Education is the most powerful mean to enable individuals to achieve their goals, and make them capable to be creative and innovative, to influence in their turn the entire society positively. Education is the essential foundation for civilizational progress, and the measure between developed and undeveloped societies.
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