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Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

Orphan Welfare Society children celebrated the Lebanese Independence Day in their schools and centers. The children wore the army uniform and decorated their classes with the Lebanese flag. The autistic students drew the flag and painted it by their hands.                                                                    he autistic students drew the flag and pai...
Orphan Welfare Society children celebrated the Lebanese Independence Day in their schools and centers. The children wore the army uniform and decorated their classes with the Lebanese flag. The autistic students drew the flag and painted it by their hands.                                                                    he autistic students drew the flag and painted it by their hands. 
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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering, you can check our available opportunities below. Opportunity 1: Music trainer, a music trainer is needed at Saida Generation School to train the talented students and motivate students through music two times per week. Opportunity 2: Tutoring, around 10 tutors are needed in Residential unit to help the children (aged between 9 and 17) do their homework. The t...
If you are interested in volunteering, you can check our available opportunities below. Opportunity 1: Music trainer, a music trainer is needed at Saida Generation School to train the talented students and motivate students through music two times per week. Opportunity 2: Tutoring, around 10 tutors are needed in Residential unit to help the children (aged between 9 and 17) do their homework. The tutors must be either studying one of these subjects (English, Arabic, Math & Sciences). Opportunity 3:  6 volunteers are needed as assistants in art and sports classes at Hajj Ahmad Mosbah Bizri Center for Special Needs. The volunteers will help the teachers of art and sports two times per week. Th...
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Saida in Memory Exhibition Supporting Autisti...

Saida in Memory Exhibition Supporting Autistic Children

Orphan Welfare Society and Mr. Zaher Bizir, a local Sidonian Artist, held an art exhibition “Saida in Memory” at Le Yacht Club- Beirut in collaboration with Ladies Committee-Beirut and in the presence of a number of the organization’s supporters and invitees. Mr. Bizri donated 50% of the proceeds of his sold paintings to the orphanage to support Ahmad Riad Jawhari Center for Autism. The Pres...
Orphan Welfare Society and Mr. Zaher Bizir, a local Sidonian Artist, held an art exhibition “Saida in Memory” at Le Yacht Club- Beirut in collaboration with Ladies Committee-Beirut and in the presence of a number of the organization’s supporters and invitees. Mr. Bizri donated 50% of the proceeds of his sold paintings to the orphanage to support Ahmad Riad Jawhari Center for Autism. The President of OWS, Dr. Said El Makkaoui, thanked Mr. Bizri, the Ladies Committee and Le Yacht Club for supporting this event, and he stressed in his speech the importance of this collaboration saying: “the exhibitin Saida in Memory with Zaher Bizri is one of the series of events that OWS is organizing ...
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Saida In Memory Art Exhibition

Saida In Memory Art Exhibition

Orphan Welfare Society- Saida and the Sidonian artist Zaher El-Bizri will organize an art exhibition "Saida in Memory" to support  Hajj Ahmad Riad El-Jawhari Center for Autism, in collaboration with Le Yacht Club Beirut, Hammoud Hospital, Staunch Machinary and Framedia. Mr. Bizri graciously offered his paintings to support the children at OWS and 50% of the sales will be donated to support the au...
Orphan Welfare Society- Saida and the Sidonian artist Zaher El-Bizri will organize an art exhibition "Saida in Memory" to support  Hajj Ahmad Riad El-Jawhari Center for Autism, in collaboration with Le Yacht Club Beirut, Hammoud Hospital, Staunch Machinary and Framedia. Mr. Bizri graciously offered his paintings to support the children at OWS and 50% of the sales will be donated to support the autism center which will open in 2017.  The exhibition will be on Nov. 17th and will welcome the invitees from 06:00 p.m. till 09:00 p.m. at Le Yacht Club Beirut.  For more information call 07722788, and for reservation: 76788828. Also, you can follow us on our social media platforms: facebook , ...
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OWS Welcomes Ahmad Hariri

OWS Welcomes Ahmad Hariri

Mr. Ahmad Hariri, the secretary of Future Party, and members of the party visited Orphan Welfare Society and was welcomed with the president Dr. Said Makkaoui. The visitors were taken a tour around the organization's departments and given a brief presentation about the aim of each department and the services they provide to each children.  Mr. Hariri expressed his admiration with the mission of ...
Mr. Ahmad Hariri, the secretary of Future Party, and members of the party visited Orphan Welfare Society and was welcomed with the president Dr. Said Makkaoui. The visitors were taken a tour around the organization's departments and given a brief presentation about the aim of each department and the services they provide to each children.  Mr. Hariri expressed his admiration with the mission of the organization which is mainly to help orphans and children with special needs and noted its historical role in Saida. 
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Reproductive Health Lecture for Girls

Reproductive Health Lecture for Girls

The nutitionist of UNICEF organization Shereen Kasab, in collaboration with Blue Mission, presented a lecture for the Vocational School girls about "Reproductive Health". The lecture was to raise the girls' awareness towards pregnancy, maternity, healthy fiet of pregnant woman and the importance of breast feeding.  The girls were interested to discuss the issues with the nutritionist and they ask...
The nutitionist of UNICEF organization Shereen Kasab, in collaboration with Blue Mission, presented a lecture for the Vocational School girls about "Reproductive Health". The lecture was to raise the girls' awareness towards pregnancy, maternity, healthy fiet of pregnant woman and the importance of breast feeding.  The girls were interested to discuss the issues with the nutritionist and they asked her various questions. 
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Go Colorful

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Robotics Experience

The robotics club operates a car

Dar Boutique

A collaboration between different dedicated individuals and special children to create and sell quality handmade gift items to help support the Orphan Welfare Society in Saida.

Volunteer

Our volunteers are integral partners in the achievement of our mission, and the greatest support to our dedicated staff in providing different services to a marginalized group of young people.

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The Orphan Welfare Society relies on your charitable donations to cover the cost of providing the very best care and quality education to the children and young people who rely on us.

60 Years of Dedication

٦٠ سنة من التفاني

A brief history of the Orphan Welfare Society's key moments

نبذة من أهم الأحداث في تاريخ جمعية رعاية اليتيم

1952

Inception

1958

Constructing a new Building for Residential Unit

1978

Establishment of a Center for Children with Special Needs, including a School for Deaf and...

1982

Development of a specialized center for artificial limbs, the second in Lebanon under the ...

1991

Establishment of a pre-Vocational Center

2004

Establishment of a Specialized Unit for the treatment of Deaf

2005

Constructing a new Building for Girls Dormitory

2007

Rehabilitation of an existing Building for Boys Dormitory

2009

Establishment of Saida Generation School (100% free tuition, and teaching material)

2012

Rehabilitation and development of the center for Children with special needs. A new buildi...

2013

Establishment of a Center for Children with Communication difficulties and early stages of...

2014

A new building is constructed for “Accelerated” Vocational Training