Tripoli’s Little Artists: Kun Ensen’s Peacebuilding Project

Sadika Kebbi founded the nonprofit Kun Ensen (Being Human), teaching youth to express themselves through art and public speaking, but the bigger agenda is peacebuilding. Driving up to Tripoli, I’m thinking about the unique Sadika Kebbi and what she’s up to today – her Little Picasso Project. On this gray afternoon in early spring, the […]

HOME Visits: The Rich Legacy of Ghazir

  The narrow and jagged coastline of Lebanon, rising from small fishing villages up steep, green mountains, has given Lebanon its special character. It has attracted settlers, refugees and conquerors through the ages – and Ghazir, a town 27 km (17 miles) north of Beirut, has seen them all. According to Anis Freiha’s book Names […]

Ambassador Alex Lenaerts: About Our Small, Beautiful Countries

  HOME sat down with Alex Lenaerts, Belgian Ambassador to Lebanon and Consul General in Syria, to discuss his impressions of the country: books, music and the environment. Naturally, it would be impossible to ignore the similarities between our two countries and their all-important aspect: small is beautiful. Photos by: Elie Nohra You chose Lebanon […]

Lebanese Food Bank: Together Against Hunger

  Worldwide, about 795 million people are in constant hunger. According to Lebanese Food Bank, around 400.000 suffer from food insecurity in Lebanon. According to numbers estimated by the UNDP, around 20.6% of the population in Lebanon  lives at the poverty line which translates into an income of about $4 per day. In addition, around […]