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Giving Back & Inspiration

Go out into the world, but give back to the motherland. Be generous and kind. The world needs you. Lebanon needs you.

Lebanon’s Superheroes: Marc Torbey

A Lebanese hero reflects on the work of Offre Joie, an NGO he credits with saving him. Article by: Maryam Ghaddar Sometimes it takes stepping out of the shadows and into the light for a person...

IDRAAC Hosts Symposium on Suicide in Lebanon: Suicide Attempts Estimated at 2%, Close to...

IDRAAC (Institute for Development Research Advocacy and Applied Care) in association with the Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology at the St Georges Hospital University Medical Center and the Faculty of Medicine at...

Idraac’s Labor of Love for Mental Health

  A devoted NGO works behind the scenes to build Lebanon’s mental health infrastructure – with legislation, awareness campaigns, advocacy, education, training, care services and, supporting it all, research. One in four Lebanese will have a...

Building Towers: Cancer Survivor Lucie Youssef Sassine’s Story of Strength, Determination, and Success

  Photo by: Naji Abi Nader Civil engineer Lucie Youssef Sassine had dreams of returning HOME to Lebanon to build towers and raise her children. An unexpected diagnosis stirred a strength in her to overcome the...

Bou Samih’s Memory: Back to the ’20s

  Grandparents are always nostalgic about the old days; they share past stories with pride; they talk about friendship, unity, generosity, and prowess. I was always intrigued by this passion; what is it that makes...