Project AID10585/CTM/LBN – Enhancing the rights of minors: new opportunities of non- formal education in the South of Lebanon
The projects,funded by the Italian Cooperation, operate in the provinces of Tyr and Saida, including the Palestinian camps of Rashidieh e Ein El Helweh. It implements non-formal education campaigns aiming at promoting the rights of minor, with special focus on disabled minors. It also supports the renovation of public spaces and promotes environmental campaigns. Children beneficiaries will be involved in non –formal education activities supporting the rights of minors to grow in a healthy and conducive environment, promoting education about the correct care of public spaces and the positive use of natural resources. The intervention targets also the teachers of public schools and the educators working with disabled and refugees, in order to improve their teaching skills to support the minors. The Municipality of Tyre and the Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation – GKCF are official project’s partners. Other important stakeholders involved in the project, both local and Italian includes: MOSAN Center for disabled children, the Union of the Municipalities of Tyre, the Lebanese NGO Les Amis des Marionnettes, and UISP – Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti.
The project officially started in January and it lasts 3 years.