OVERVIEW

Between 2019 and 2021, multidimensional poverty nearly doubled, directly affecting 82% of the Lebanese population. With the country’s severe inflation exacerbated by the war on Ukraine, the price of the food basket has already risen to exceed the official monthly minimum wage while 53% of children in Lebanon have experienced skipping a meal.

“Giving someone the freedom of choice means giving them dignity.”

226K

people helped so far

826,951

food & non-food items distributed in 2021

HOW DO WE ADDRESS FOOD SHORTAGE?

In February 2019, we opened an elegant free supermarket based on a system of points which makes our members feel they are “shopping”, not seeking charity. Giving someone the freedom of choice means giving them dignity. Our shelves are filled on a weekly basis with food and hygiene products that provide our beneficiaries with living essentials.

“There is no NGO like Beit el Baraka. It feels like home, where I don’t have to beg for help. I take what I need with dignity. They repaired my house after the explosion and I visit their free supermarket monthly to stock up on food. They help us so generously and genuinely.”
Hamid, 62 years

“I am forever grateful to Beit el Baraka, God bless them all. They repaired my house after the blast and they welcome me every day in their free supermarket. They are so good to me and I love them for that.
Salwa, 75 years

“Beit el Baraka is the essence of kindness and compassion. I have been a beneficiary from the very beginning; they are the next-door family that changed my life. They are humble and loving – love is at the core of everything they do and that is what is essential.”
Bassima, 70 years

“Beit el Baraka’s people are so good and helpful in every way they can. I have been a beneficiary since they opened their free supermarket. Since my husband passed away, I have only my daughter and Beit el Baraka to look after me. May God give them the strength to go on…”
Hanneh, 82 years

“I have no words to describe Beit el Baraka. They are incredibly good, affectionate, loving, and considerate. They knocked at my door two years ago and offered to help me. I could no longer go on without my husband and without the job I lost since the beginning of the pandemic. Thanks to them, I am still hanging on.”
Georgette, 67 years

“God bless this NGO and every member of their team! They were my support system when I had no job, no income, and needed help the most. Thanks to them and to charitable people like them, the world is still a good place…”
Fatmeh, 65 years

OUR AGRO-FARMING PROJECTS

FREE SUPERMARKET

In February 2019, we opened an elegant free supermarket based on a system of points which makes our members feel they are “shopping”, not seeking charity.

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HOT MEALS

In collaboration with Matbakh el Kell, we launched a hot meal programme that aims at providing decent daily meals for our elderly.

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OUR FARMS

To support the biggest number of families in need, we launched our agro-farming project in February 2020.

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Support our work by donating to Beit el Baraka. We make sure your donation reaches the final beneficiaries.

Beit el Baraka is a Lebanese-based charity with a support program that aims at providing a safety net for Lebanese households of retirees aged 65 and above, and children aged 18 and less, living in strong financial distress.

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