The Children’s Learning Center (CLC) – Al Madad Foundation

In 2015 Ana Aqra Association and Al Madad Foundation undertook to restore a mid 19th century building in central Baalbek for use as a permanent non-formal education hub. This center is dedicated to providing Early Childhood Education, Homework Support and Remedial Classes. The enchanting structure was built in the mid-1800s during the Ottoman Empire, and is strategically located in Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley. The center encompasses 16 classrooms providing support for primary school retention and integration serving disadvantaged learners, especially Syrian refugee children.

Who are we impacting?

- 1528 students per year
- 18 teachers
- 500 parents per year

Classroom in a Bus – Al Madad Foundation

Ana Aqra Association and Al Madad Foundation run two new buses which have been designed and fully equipped with necessary books and materials, to serve as mobile classrooms enhancing skills in basic literacy and numeracy for learners ages 4-14. The buses can travel across Lebanon and reach remote areas allowing equal access to safe and enabling learning environments by as many children as possible.

Who are we impacting?

- 416 Students per year
- 4 teachers

Inclusive and Enabling Learning Environment for Out of School Displaced Syrians and Underprivileged Lebanese Learners – UNICEF/European Union, AH Debs Foundation, AlTurki CSR, Hekmat Abdu Kassir Cultural Center

Ana Aqra Association provides basic non formal literacy, remedial and ALP classes as well as psychosocial support activities for out of school displaced Syrian and underprivileged Lebanese students in and around elementary public schools in Beirut, Bekaa, Mount Lebanon and South Lebanon.

Who did we impact?

  • - 16 Schools

  • - 180 Teachers

  • - 2500 Parents

  • - 12760 Students

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