The Popular Aid for Relief and Development
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.
WHO ARE WE?
The Popular Aid for Relief and Development is a nonprofit, grass-roots, rights based NGO that aims to promote gender justice and the right of marginalized and vulnerable groups, especially in the Palestinian gatherings, to access social, health and environmental services
PARD aim that Refugees in Lebanon enjoy civil and social rights and gender justice
Gender Equality & Woman & Youth Empowerment
This program targets the woman committees that were built in the gatherings, youth including first aid teams, and children
This program targets 14 Palestinian gatherings in Beirut, Saida and Tyre, in addition to karantina (Mdawar), Bourj Hammoud and Naba’a areas. PARD has developed a comprehensive training program that aims to strengthen the women and youth communities in decision making and problem solving.
Environmental Health Services, Awareness and Training
This program targets the communities living in the gatherings in general.
The gatherings are deprived of WATSAN services from UNRWA and Lebanese municipalities, so PARD had to step in to cover the gaps offering many services.
Palestinian refugees, Syrian displaced families, poor Lebanese.
disaster management, preparedness, planning, disaster relief, recovery, food and nutrition, preventions, disability, water and sanitation, hygiene, shelter, non-food items, clothing, rescue, education, economic recovery, healthcare, training, participation, coping mechanisms, etc.
The Overall Goal of the Organizational Development Strategy is to increase PARD’s organizational effectiveness, performance and service quality
By working on Capacity Building for Employees and Volunteers Through conducting workshops on monitoring and evaluation, planning, and the SPHERE project. In addition to workshops for Organizational Development and financial auditing and other essential policies like gender, child protection, gender based violence policies.
PARD 2020 - 2021 STRATEGY
PARD adopted a participatory approach to develop its new strategy for 2019-2021 by adhering itself to the Millennium Development Goals which includes the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger by supporting small local projects
Achieving universal primary education by providing remedial lessons to students, combat illiteracy and vocational trainings
Promote gender equality and empowerment of women through the formation of women's committees, Improve maternal health through the mother and child health program, Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases through health education for prevention
environmental sustainability by providing environmental health programs
and Developing a global partnership for development: through networking with local and international NGOs and UN agencies.
After participating in the mammography and Pap smear examination campaign, I discovered that I have a problem and I was treated, and I have the Popular Aid for Relief and Development to thank for that.
I’m thankful for the Popular Aid for Relief and Development for the services it provides in the Sikkeh gathering, including a women's clinic, mammography tests, and Pap smear examination, in addition to medical guidance.
I thank the Popular Aid for Relief and Development, it’s an organization that is feeling people’s suffering, and providing services of high importance. Every family needs the items found in the food kits distributed by PARD