NEW! 3 Videos about Foi et Lumiere/ Faith and Light in Lebanon
Watch the video that explains who is faith and light!
This Video was published by OTV Lebanon on May 5 2010, thanking OTV for their efforts mainly the program “yawm Jdid”:
In this video I, Rita Chemaly ( Saydeh Hospital Group) explain how Faith and Light is based on the conviction that each person, even the most handicapped is fully-fledged. He has the right to be recognized and respected by his society . He is called to grow in his gifts and potentials and to be source of graces for the society.
Each group that we call community contributes to integrate mentally disabled persons into a wider community and society. A typical community is formed of 15 disabled persons, their parents (around 15) and around 15 to 20 voluntary friends. In the Department of Iklim el Metn El Sahili, 6 groups join together with more than 170 people! Faith and Light in Lebanon is a recognized NGO and registered with the Ministry of Social Affairs under number 74/Ad since 1992. The association is formed of 65 communities Lebanon-Wide.
In this Other Video, you may see how Christine Hajj (St Vincent-Naccache Group) illustrates her 10 years of experience with Faith and Light Communities. Fadia Azzi explains how she’s surrounded by blessings, even thought she has to deal with the difficult situation of her parents seakness. Pictures of Faith and Light Iklim el Metn el Sahili illustrates what are the activities lived in the Communities. At the end of this snap shot I, Rita Chemaly, explain the importance of the role of the communities to smoothen the integration of people with mental deficiency into the society.
This video is also taken from OTV Yawm Jdid Show. Last but not least, you may watch Future TV Akhbar el Sabah show, featuring the importance of the Faith and Light association in Lebanon.
Faith and Light Communities Iklim el Metn el Sahili, have organised a concert the 8th of May 2010, with the “Fersen el Arba3a” (the 4 musketeers) at St Joseph School Kornet Chehane.
This Fundraising concert aimed at helping Faith and Light communities of Iklim el Metn el Sahili to organize their activities, mainly the summer camp.
Faith and light is an association of volunteers that aims at creating friendship communities around mentally disabled persons together with their parents and friends (mainly youth) being all volunteers.
To know more about Faith and Light please follow the link to the Future TV Show, with Mme Antoinette Makhoul Akoury ( Gianna Molla-Antelias group) speaking about the aim and the mission of Faith and Light in Lebanon! enjoy the snapshot!
Thanking a lot, Future TV, Tele Liban, and OTV, for their support!
They helped us spread the msg widely!
If you scroll down, you may see some of the Pictures that were published and aired on TV. They tend to illustrate the mission and goals of Faith and Light Communities!