Al Ghina

Al Ghina was established in 2001 in Beirut to provide support to orphans, widows, and those most vulnerable. Under the broad headline of family sponsorships, they intervene through financial, medical, educational, developmental, social, in-kind aids, and rehabilitation.

  • Organisation type Non governmental organisation (NGO)
  • Year founded 2001
  • Headquartered Beirut
  • Registration Lebanon
  • Website

Focus areas

Focus populations

  • Older adults
  • Women and girls
  • Widows and widowers
  • Orphans
  • Self-employed people

Focus geographies

  • Middle East
    • Lebanon


  • Women's empowerment
    Providing greater opportunities for vulnerable women by contributing the resources they need through financial and in-kind assistance and by increasing their educational capabilities so that they can improve the living conditions for themselves and their families.
  • SMEs programme
    Supporting families with skills assessments and providing them with tools, locations, and inputs to start new businesses.
  • Annual winter campaign
    The distribution of blankets, quilts, kerosene, heating fans, as well as thermal floor mats and insulation to make people's homes and tents warmer and more resistant to harsh winter conditions.
  • Renovation
    Repairing the homes of vulnerable families to make them more liveable. Al Ghina received funding from Impact Lebanon to restore buildings after the Beirut blast in 2020.
  • Seniors sponsorship
    A monthly payment for vulnerable old people to cover basic needs of food, clothing, medicines, and equipment such as wheelchairs.
  • Akkar Relief Fund
    Collecting money for the people affected by the fuel tank explosion in the Akkar region of northern Lebanon in August 2021.
  • Lebanon relief
    Providing hot meals, food parcels, medicines, diapers, milk, clothes and all necessities to vulnerable groups, such as orphans and widows and their impoverished families have their needs met without begging.
  • The orphans and widows housing
    A future plan to host women and children in a unique new campus featuring schools, training centres, medical facilities, retail, and small business units.
  • I give...
    A crowdfunding initiative encouraging people to make donations in the memory of a loved one. Funds collected are used to provide hot meals orphans, children, widows, elderly people and other vulnerable groups in the impoverished neighborhoods of Lebanon.
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Funding model

  • Fundraising

Primary funders

  • Impact Lebanon

Types of funding and awards

  • Cash grants
  • Grants to Individuals
  • In-kind gifts


Contact details

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