Social Impact Project for Fundraising Experteer to Support Grant Giving
Project Description and Impact
We run a clothes shop for refugees and Lebanese where everything is for free. We are led by local staff (five Syrian refugees), and have close ties with our local community. We work towards the prevention of poverty, through providing clothes, shoes, bedding, underwear, socks and accessories to vulnerable families who need to spend their income on the basics: medicines, rent and food.
We employ locally, and shop at various local stores and warehouses: providing jobs and injecting money into the Lebanese economy. We operate in Bar Elias, a village 16km from the Syrian border in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. We also provide individual assistance when required in the form of asset grants. This may include material for shelter, a food pack, or an appliance such as an oven or fridge etc. (we do not provide cash grants).
In the future, we wish to have more "pop-up" activities, where we can provide vital NFI in remote locations across the country. We also run sustainable period pad distributions and information sessions, for thousands of girls and women in the Bekaa (Syrian and Lebanese).
By participating in the MovingWorlds Institute, you will first learn social impact frameworks and human-centered design before putting your existing skills and new knowledge to action.In addition, this organization will expose you to new things, like:
- About the situation in Lebanon, running an NGO, charity and non-profits.
We can agree on a % of funds found. It won't be more than 10%.
- Good working atmosphere, combination of serious work and enjoying and just having love for the project and what we do.
- Personal connection and introductions with our team, customers and learn about the reality on the ground.
This project accepts virtual experteers.
About the Hosting Organization
The Free Shop is a Non-profit working on Non-Profit, Packaging and Containers, Program Development, Retail, Warehousing.