Tahaddi ("Challenge") in Beirut, Lebanon
Although Tahaddi is not a DRC project the following
information is given for those who would like to support this effort. To learn more about the project, see the
Kuri article, "A DRC Interview with
Dr. Agnes Sanders."
Contact the Dom Research Center if you have questions about the projects
listed on this site.
to send us an e-mail with your questions or comments.
Tahaddi ("Challenge") is a non-profit ministry, supporting the work of Christian medical and social workers in a slum area of Beirut.
Social Work . . . in Prisons:
Objective: Combat extreme poverty and the difficult conditions it engenders: precarious habitat, malnutrition, infant mortality, illiteracy and violence & despair.
Education: Literacy, wood shop and sewing classes for children from 10 to 13 years of age who have no access to normal schooling. Summer camp at the end of each school year. Bible clubs for children, promoting moral and spiritual values in a climate of tolerance. Adult literacy classes and times of exchange, sharing and counsel.
Health Care: A dispensary with free access to primary care, offering:
Practical and financial assistance for hospitalization (orthopaedic, cardiac...)
Hygiene and prevention classes for young mothers
Contact & Contribution Information:
Catherine Mourtada, Telephone 04/400 250, Ext. 117 Or Agnes Sanders, Telephone 03/299 046 c/o ABTS, PO Box 60, Mansourieh Maten or a bank transfer to "Societe Generale Libano Europeenne de Banque" Mansourieh Branch, account No. 027.001.600.082430.014
"Children of Shatila" Special Project c/o CBInternational 1501 W. Mineral Ave., Littleton, CO 80120 USA Telephone: (800) ITS-4-CBI (gifts are tax-deductible) Europe: Association TAHADDI c/o Annie de SAINT LOUP 'Le Vieux Presbytere' F-53640 LE HORPS Telephone: 02.43.03.95.86 Account "Tahaddi" no. 18134254000 Cle 36 Credit Agricole de l'Anjou et du Maine Banque 17906 Guichet 00090
Contact the Dom Research Center if you have questions about the projects listed on this site. to send us an e-mail with your questions or comments.
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