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The Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD) is an independent grassroots organization working on gender equality and women's empowerment, youth empowerment, environmental health, and relief for people in distress among Palestinian and Lebanese communities and refugees from Syria.

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pard@pard-lb.org
Karantina, Beirut, Lebanon

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Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:00

Saturday and Sunday - CLOSED

+961 01 855 716

pard@pard-lb.org

Karantina

Beirut, Lebanon

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Gender equality and community empowerment

Participation in Human Rights campaigns

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PARD, together with the women’s committees mobilizes communities for the participation in Advocacy Campaigns for Women Rights in particular and for Palestinian Rights in Lebanon in general, which are often interconnected. For example, the citizen law of Lebanon is still gender discriminating against Lebanese women who are married to Palestinian men which deprives their children from attaining the Lebanese citizenship. Such campaigns were organized typically from a coalition of Lebanese...

Providing health services to women

PARD believes the right of health is a fundamental part of our human rights and our understanding of living in dignity. PARD implements rights-based programs that would provide education and services to women, children and their families. Promoting the health of pregnant women and providing advice and medical consultation are some of integral parts of PARD’s program that aims at improving the lifestyle of this group and improving maternal health...

Empowerment of youth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PARD works on empowering youth through empowerment training and raising awareness on important issues for the youth through workshops on conflict resolution, planning, promoting self-confidence, TOT training, communication skills, participatory leadership, community mapping, human rights, gender equality, and needs assessment. Also through vocational training where in 2019, PARD trained 40 Palestinian and Syrian youth living in the south gatherings and the surrounding areas, and 15 students both Palestinian and Syrian...

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Children Activities

The project hopes to improve the psychological and social situation of children and to improve social cohesion of their families with the host communities in 5 Palestinian gatherings in South Lebanon by providing community forming psychological support through interactive activities geared toward their emotional and physical well-being, as well as providing opportunities to build friendships with those from other groups. PARD conducts these activities through our community centers in Shabriha,...

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Training on first aid and providing services

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PARD’s first aid teams conduct refreshment courses, training of youth from local communities, participation in PARD’s campaigns of vaccination, awareness, cleaning campaigns, spraying insecticides, provide first aid services to the communities, and support activities in national and international occasions, beside their participation in the health education sessions and other capacity building activities.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="24px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] First Aid Teams in South [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="24px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][mkd_counter icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="fa-male" type="zero" position="center" digit_style="dark" title_tag="h2" digit="30" title="Male"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][mkd_counter icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="fa-female"...

Meetings with Popular Committees

Women committees in the targeted gatherings conduct Meetings with the popular committees “local governance” throughout the year with agendas that range from information exchange on activities or campaigns, joint lobbying with UNRWA or Lebanese municipalities, decision making and problem solving meetings between the women committees and the popular committees are of high importance due to the need of solving problems facing their communities and realizing common projects....

Women Empowerment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PARD focuses on the empowerment of women through establishing women committees in the gatherings, and through conducting training on empowerment sessions that includes definition of empowerment, women’s rights and gender justice, gender-based violence, community mapping, needs assessments, planning of campaigns, conflict resolution skills, specifying stakeholders, community lobbying, group work, human rights, writing minutes meetings and annual plans. Numbers: 182 Training on women empowerment sessions took place for a total of 231...