After the explosion of August 2020, and thanks to your donations, arcenciel USA was able to fund the tireless relief efforts led by its partner arcenciel Lebanon. This emergency relief work included distribution of food, clothing and medication, as well as reconstruction and rehabilitation of housing.
arcenciel Lebanon Emergency Relief Support Video
arcenciel Lebanon’s Emergency Relief Impact Report 2020
Since then, the economic situation in Lebanon has continued to worsen. The country has plunged into a deep economic crisis where more than half the population is now living below the poverty limit. More and more families are facing trouble accessing basic needs such as food, health care and education.
The following are critical areas needing immediate attention:
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The severe economic and health crises that Lebanon is currently facing are directly impacting the education sector. Student drop-out rates, especially in marginalized households, are increasing as the cost of attending school is becoming prohibitive. Covid related school shutdowns and lack of access to computers and the internet are further exacerbating the situation, making school attendance almost impossible for a large number of students.
The Bank To School initiative facilitates access to quality education for children across Lebanon.
Learn more about the Bank To School initiative at www.banktoschool.com.