Child Social and Financial Education Program

Social and Financial education Training of Trainers On September 20th, 2018, YMCA Lebanon initiated a training of trainers for 2 NGOs:  Nour el Alam, and Home of Hope on social and financial education with the support of YMCA youth volunteers.           The training engaged professionals...
10/04/2018
Tyre, Lebanon. YMCA Lebanon trainers Claude Geagea and Fady Khoury gave a training on the Aflatoun methodology to fifteen social workers, psychologists and educators from the Imam Sadr Foundation working with children. 
01/17/2018
Lebanon. In Beirut, Bekaa and the South groups of youth gathered for a four-day training on the Aflatoun program. The young Lebanese and Syrian youth will work on raising awareness on the need for social financial life skills in schools and centers in their region.  
01/17/2018
The Swiss-based Kahane Foundation, provided support to start with an extensive outreach and capacity building programme. Thanks to their support over 70 young people were trained and 2 NGOs received capacity building. Until now, more than 800 children directly benefited from social financial life...
01/17/2018
                                                                                                            Camp in Saadine,Akkar(North Lebanon)     Akkar, North Lebanon. After the training of teachers for Syrian youth in Beirut, one of the participants approached us. The young man asked to give...
01/17/2018
Driving to the shop for groceries     Beirut, Lebanon. In a collaboration between YMCA Lebanon, Enfants Sans Frontiers and the Municipality of Jdeideh the Jdeideh Aflatoun community club is organized on Saturdays.  Every week a group of 40 to 50 children comes together to learn and play in their...
01/17/2018
Children of a Sin-El-Fil school discuss their project with children in a Russian Aflatoun Club     Beirut, Lebanon. The Municipality of Biakout is the second Municipality in Beirut, after Sin-El-Fil, that joined the Aflatoun movement by partnering up with YMCA Lebanon on reaching out to children...
01/17/2018
  Social Financial Life Skills integrated in national curriculum Jordan     Aflatoun International is a global educational organization that develops interactive learning methodologies and life skills and financial education programmes. The programme reaches 4.5 million children and youth every...
01/17/2018
Today Aflatoun distributed the trophies for the winners of Aflatoun Marathon.  The "Marathon" was a foot race for kids that went through the area of Jisr el Basha (Beirut), organized by the YMCA's Aflatoun program.  The goal was to encourage the children to be active and get moving outside!  The...
05/26/2017
  The head of the Aflatoun department, Fady Khoury, was featured on “Tele Lumiere” morning show “A Nour Ma3nah”(النور معنا), discussing the Aflatoun program.  He was joined by a representative from the Sin el Fil municipality to discuss the program’s ongoing partnerships with them to implement the...
04/05/2017
On March 30th, Aflatoun Lebanon participated in the 2017 Aflatoun Day.  Aflatoun Day is the annual celebration of the Aflatoun program, which encorporates everyone who contributes to the program- chilren, youth, teachers, etc.  The day consisted of two parts: the first part was a certificate...
03/30/2017
This January, Aflatoun helped students plan and run an Environmental Day, in which they both learned about the environment, food, and agriculture, and also got to participate in planting flowers themselves.  Two schools, over 100 kids, participated in the event, and it was funded by a bake sale...
01/22/2017
  YMCA Lebanon was selected as Aflatoun International’s “Featured Partner of the Week”.  The article discusses YMCA Lebanon’s history with the Aflatoun program, beginning the program with a pilot in 2010, and expanding gradually over time.  Their success in expanding and implementing the program...
12/01/2016