Lebanon Education Assistance for Development - LEAD Program (2006 - 2010)
CHF International and its local partners launched the USAID-funded Lebanon Education
Assistance for Development (LEAD) program to be implemented in North, Mount Lebanon,
South Lebanon, Bekaa and Beirut. This $5.85 million LEAD program consists
of an integrated set of activities aimed at supporting quality education, while
building a culture of dialogue instead of violence at the community level.
The program’s goal is to support the quality in the Lebanese public education by
focusing special attention on improving the physical and psychosocial environment
as a means to reinforcing social cohesion.
CHF has brought together a partnership of outstanding organizations in the private
and public sectors, which form the LEAD Team. This team consists of CHF, Rene Moawad
Foundation – RMF, Injaz Lebanon–IL,Union Arab ICT Associations (IJMA3) - Faculty
of Health Sciences at the university of Balamand(FHSUOB).
The LEAD program will enhance the educational environment in 85 public schools in
North, Mount Lebanon, South Lebanon, Bekaa and Beirut through: Minor infrastructure
improvements; Provisions of equipment and supplies that can be practically applied
to current curricula; and, Promotion of an integrated educational environment through
awareness raising campaigns and extracurricular activities which promote tolerance,
community involvement, and leadership