Association Nabad For Development

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24/04/2020 - 1:51pm

Founded in 2013, Association Nabad for Development, hereinafter referred to as NABAD, is a civil, nongovernmental and non-profit organization working on the alleviation of human suffering, dismantlement of injustices, development of impoverished and disenfranchised communities, and empowerment of individuals. With the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as its base for action, Nabad’s principal focus is on ensuring that individuals and communities are aware about their rights and responsibilities, have the capacity to practice these rights and have access to the means that allow them to enjoy these rights.  Among the domains that the Organization has experience working in include alleviation of poverty and conflicts, raising public awareness on citizenship, protection, democracy and human rights, empowerment of youth and women, and promotion of social stability and peace building. Nabad concentrates its efforts on helping refugees, developing the Lebanese society in general and the local communities in Bekaa and Mount Lebanon in particular, especially by supporting and developing poor families and enhancing the educational, economic and social aspects of the marginalized and underprivileged segments thereof. Furthermore, it focuses on providing these communities with the resources and expertise that are necessary to reach proper environment for creativity to consolidate, strengthen and further develop their capacities and so of the civil institutions and avail access to the resources that allow them to reach their full potential.  
 The Organization’s scope of operation covers the entire area of Bekaa, South, Beirut and Mount lebanon. Nabad has a human resource base of 40 staff members and a volunteer corps of 300 professionals. All of the staff members have a solid experience in the Emergency Response Operation for Syria Crisis in various positions ranging from front line field staff to senior management ranks and have developed a solid expertise in the various sectors of the humanitarian field

Our Vision: NABAD envision communities where all individuals own their personal responsibilities & enjoy their rights which echoes NABAD’s internal spirit in order to achieve social justice and economic growth.


Our Mission:

NABAD is committed through innovative programming to empower affected communities focusing on the most vulnerable individuals to provide the necessary tools and skills that enable transformation and achievement of sustainable solutions eventually contributing to the UN SDG goals impacting the individual and influencing the community.


Organisation Type: 
Local Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
Country of Origin: 
Intervention Sector(s): 
Children & Youth
Conflict Resolution
Democracy & Civic rights
Human Rights & Protection
Contact person's position: 
Executive Director
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Contact person's phone number: 
Main Street - Facing LIU
Bekaa , Beqaa
Beqaa LB
Main Street - Facing LIU
Contact person's name: 
Hussein Shouman



With the support of the Government of Canada, Mercy Corps launched in 2017 a Youth for Tomorrow program, which is directly implemented in Mount Lebanon. (specifically Barja)  in partnership NABAD

This three-year program is part of a regional initiative by Mercy Corps, funded by the Government of Canada, in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria to build improved, evidence-based provision of psychosocial support and market-driven skills to vulnerable youth in the region.  Adolescence is a critical time in one’s life that can put young people on a positive or negative trajectory for their future.

Monday, 24 September 2018


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