June 2021 LSESD Newsletter

June 2021 LSESD Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter, read about how BBS has been sharing unexpected love during the spring holidays, how MERATH partners have been lending a permanent helping hand to refugees, and about how Christians in Lebanon live.

More Than Just a School

More Than Just a School

“I recently received several calls from my children’s school and did not answer. I wanted to avoid embarrassment in case they were calling about my children’s tuition payments. When I didn’t answer they ended up sending me a message via email describing the actual purpose of their calls: they had a gift for all families. Today, when I opened it, I was surprised by the content of that gift.”

Christians in the Middle East

Christians in the Middle East

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Christian in the Lebanon? In this video, Daniella Daou, SKILD’s Partner Relations Coordinator, tells us what it is like to be a Christian in the midst of a unique and diverse consociational system.

May 2021 LSESD Newsletter

May 2021 LSESD Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter, find out more about: COVID Relief Food Distribution, Bringing BCYM Camps Home to Kids, Serving Jesus Wholeheartedly, Celebrating Special Needs Parents, and Empowering the Powerless

Celebrating Special Needs Parents

Celebrating Special Needs Parents

As SKILD enters its tenth year of ministry, we are proud of parents who defied their community, took a stand against its shame and honor culture, and fought for their children to be recognized as an integral part of society.  

Empowering the Powerless

Empowering the Powerless

In this video, Betty Maarari, coordinator of SKILD’s Parent2Parent support group, shares with listeners about the importance of protecting the powerless and of giving honor to the weaker parts, since we are all a part of one body.

SKILD’s Parent2Parent is Changing Lives

SKILD’s Parent2Parent is Changing Lives

SKILD’s Parent2Parent was created as a support group that is a comfortable space for parents of special needs children to share their experiences and grow together. Watch Anna, a mother of a young girl with Autism Spectrum Disorder, describe her journey from despair to hope after joining Parent2Parent, where she found a listening ear after struggling with unanswered questions and fears for five years.

8 Months Later

8 Months Later

It’s been eight months since the August Port Explosion and what has Lebanon seen change since then? LSESD’s COO, Wissam Nasrallah, shares with us his thoughts on Lebanon and the direction that it is headed in.

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