Listen to their stories, hear their voices. This blog echoes the bitter reality of the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon whom we are supporting over the past 40 years. Articles, stories, studies, and everything you need to know about the Palestinian refugee in Lebanon.

Beyond the Confines of a Refugee Camp: Inspiring Leadership Journeys of Palestinian Youth in Lebanon

In the face of adversity, here is how Palestinian refugees plan to excel and lead their communities forward.

Home medical care for the elderly in Beddawi camp

In Lebanon, the elderly population, particularly those who are vulnerable, confront a multitude of challenges that necessitate our focused attention and united efforts. The situation becomes even more dire for Palestinian refugees residing in Lebanon.

  • Taawon

  • January 08, 2024

Graffiti in Palestinian Refugee Camps: The Walls Speak

The origins of the arts are rooted in the artist's imagination and their connection to the surrounding world. When expression is prohibited, Graffiti serves as the most colorful to voice opinions and express resistance.

  • Taawon

  • December 18, 2023

Speech and Behavioral Therapy in Palestinian Refugee Camps

The inhabitants of the camps are facing challenging circumstances, with the most formidable obstacle being their inability to afford the necessary care for their children. Treating children with disabilities is a prolonged and costly process, demanding ongoing assessment and monitoring.

  • Taawon

  • December 07, 2023

40 years of humanitarian support

Peace commences with compassion and a commitment to upholding human dignity in all corners of the world. For this reason, for the past four decades and continuing today, Taawon has steadfastly stood alongside the Palestinian community, offering support, and empowerment, and serving as a gateway to a brighter tomorrow.

  • Taawon

  • October 09, 2023

Life to the beat of the Derbake

Living both within and beyond a place simultaneously is precisely what Mohamed characterizes as existing in two rhythms and two distinct realms.

  • Taawon

  • August 10, 2023

Training constitutes a quantum leap in performance

Training is an essential component to ensure raising the quality of early childhood education, and this is what has been working on for years in the Early childhood education program that is supported by UNICEF. The training consists of different components as we can see in short this article.

  • Taawon

  • July 26, 2023

Eleven out of fourteen!

This is not an arithmetic problem, but a two-digit calculation; The first is the age of Mira, and the second is the time she spent receiving treatment. In both cases, the course of treatment has just started.

  • Taawon

  • June 09, 2023

Footprints of Determination

Staying active means staying alive as much as their health condition allows. While Iliana cannot play and run with her friends, she is able at least to go to school and sit with them. It's a different approach to life, of course!

  • Taawon

  • May 18, 2023

Life inside the Palestinian Camps in Lebanon: A Cliffhanger

It’s the uncertainty of every day, the absolute sense of helplessness that leaves Palestinians hanging onto a cliff fearing the unknown. And with the frosty nights they face in Baalbak, their hands get stiffer, and their grip loosens.

  • Taawon

  • March 20, 2023

Kidney dialysis: a life time journey

Dialysis for refugees is one of the harsher realities that these people must face, as it is a long-term treatment that requires continuous care and high cost.

  • Taawon

  • February 03, 2023

Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon

History overlaps with politics, sociology, and economics when discussing the Palestinian presence in the camps in Lebanon, but the human side of their story unifies all diversities. What do you know about these camps?

  • Taawon

  • January 31, 2023

Mental Health: A spectrum of Possibilities

Mental health is not a luxury and certainly not an indispensable intervention in Abdelrahman's case. It was an opportunity that had completely life-changing consequences. Here's how?

  • Taawon

  • January 25, 2023

Tala and Youssef's Winter Wonderland

With so many families struggling nowadays, it is hard to keep up with all the financial responsibilities and make ends meet. Hundreds of families in Lebanon are left with limited resources. This is especially daunting when you don’t know how to afford to feed or keep your family warm in the cold winter, but Tala's winter is different this year!

  • Taawon

  • January 17, 2023

Music is my language

Music is not a luxury in their lives, it is a daily act to shape their worlds as they love and dream. It is a daily act to express themselves, their identity, and a passage to another world! Ahmed chose music as his language, and the flute as his companion, and he is on a mission today to get more children to know his world.

  • Taawon

  • December 08, 2022

The solar lamps are lighting up their days

Forced darkness is a new concept in the lives of families in camps where many alleys do not see the sunlight. Here is a small initiative in order to lighten up their lives specifically children. How?

  • Taawon

  • November 25, 2022

From refugee camps to the world; an odyssey

Assad is one of the talented Palestinian youth in Lebanon who benefited from Taawon's University Education Program. This letter from Assad proves that you can own the world once you have the will and talent.

  • Assad Biqai

  • November 24, 2022

An opportunity to open a new chapter in their lives

The learning environment and teaching methods are key to ensuring the quality and outcomes of education. Linking these two elements will provide a comfortable environment for the student and can be a catalyst for learning.

  • Taawon

  • November 18, 2022

The foundation for quality early childhood education

How would you define a competent educator? What does it take to become one? And why should we care? The ECED program aims to improve early childhood education outcomes through quality training programs.

  • Taawon

  • November 17, 2022

Paving the Path from Graduation to Employment

Competition in the labor market is increasing and the skills required, especially of fresh graduates, have become essential to get a job. Most of the time, all they need is one opportunity, one chance,... and here comes the Youth Employment Project.

  • Taawon

  • November 15, 2022

Refugees by force, doctors by choice

This is a journey of endurance for Huriyah and Rawan and many more Palestinian refugee students in Lebanon. The journey was hard, but let’s hear what they say.

  • Taawon

  • October 25, 2022

Life in colors is better!

This is a life-changing device for Anas, "seeing the world clear and bright and in vivid colors was a dream", he says.

  • التعاون

  • October 16, 2022

Amer Meets World

Supporting inclusive kindergartens is a pillar of the Early Childhood Education Development (ECED) Program that is supported by UNICEF. Come spend a day with Amer at his inclusive KG is Rashidieh camp.

  • Taawon

  • September 07, 2022

Beirut blast, moments of horror and fear

Hanan Karaki, a nurse at Karantina hospital, recalls the first moments that shook Beirut and the destruction of the hospital. The spark that drove Taawon to launch the “In Solidarity with Beirut” fundraising campaign.

  • Taawon

  • August 04, 2022