ALL ABOARD! BUILDING BRIDGES THROUGH CREATING SAFE AND INCLUSIVE PUBLIC SPACES

In 2016, MARCH inaugurated Kahwetna, on Syria street, the former demarcation line between Jabal Mohsen and Beb El Tebbeneh of a violent past. Kahwetna serves as a cultural café and hub which brought together former enemies and fighters in the aim of building bridges and friendships and fostering constructive dialogue. Today, Kahwetna has developed into the […]

HONA BEIRUT: A CULTURE HOT-SPOT IN THE HEART OF BEIRUT

Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, hosts several marginalized communities who lack access to equal and equitable opportunities. This has been the city’s biggest trait for a long time even before the start of the current economic crisis. In addition to the socio-economic inequalities, what characterizes this city is a fissure between the different communities. Most […]

Kahwetna: Where Coffee, Creativity, and Compassion Converge for Change

In the heart of Syria Street in Tripoli, there stands a remarkable landmark and hub known as Kahwetna. What was once a demarcation line, dividing the communities of Jabal Mohsen and Beb Al Tebbaneh, has now transformed into a symbol of unity and hope. Through the power of arts, culture, learning, and community service, Kahwetna […]

Promoting Positive Media: Challenging Media Stigmatization with the Ministry of Information

The Minister of Information Ziad Makary , visited Kahwetna, our cultural hub and cafe in Tripoli, located on the former demarcation lines between Jabal Mohsen and Beb el Tebbeneh. From empowering vocational workshops to educational classes and community service activities, Kahwetna serves as a catalyst for change, fostering unity and empowerment. Here, we bridge divides and […]

Welcome to Kahwetna!

Kahwetna: Where Coffee, Creativity, and Compassion Converge for Change In the heart of Syria Street in Tripoli, there stands a remarkable landmark and hub known as Kahwetna. What was once a demarcation line, dividing the communities of Jabal Mohsen and Beb Al Tebbaneh, has now transformed into a symbol of unity and hope. Through the […]

Challenging Censorship

The Challenging Censorship Program is on a mission to promote freedom of expression and positive dialogue in Lebanon. “I never thought I could have a constructive conversation with someone who disagrees with me. However, after the training, I was eager to listen to someone with different opinions rather than fight them.” Freedom of expression is […]

Building Bridges in Beirut – Hona Beirut Community Project

The event celebrated cultural diversity through dance and music performances in memory of the late Mrs. Hedwig Waltmans-Molier, spouse of the former Ambassador of the Netherlands to Lebanon, Mr. Jan Waltmans. MARCH organized the “Getting Together – Youth Cultural Exchange” program to join youth from different areas of Lebanon, promote social cohesion and peace through […]

“All of us” Film by Pierre Pierard

We are both humbled and proud to have our Co- Founder Lea Baroudy featured in All of us- The film. Lea shares the story of March Lebanon and tackles the many challenges that the organization faced, as well rewarding stories from the youth of Beb El tebbeneh and Jabal Mohsen who once were enemies, fighting […]

“Taarafou” Theater for Reconciliation /تعارفوا

32 full house performances in Lebanon so far in four different theatres Viewed by more than 5576 people Covered by 29 national and international media MARCH Presents “Taarafou” Written and Directed by Yehia Jaber What happens when 18 young men and women, who come from different backgrounds and areas in Beirut, meet to get to […]

The Albe 3ala Jare Initiative: Peacebuilding through Culinary Art.

As part of the Beb el Dahab conflict resolution and reintegration program, youth from Beb el Tebbeneh and Jabal Mohsen are learning, in the Kanyakaman hub’s community kitchen,  the art of food preservation.  Making and preserving food have always been an essential part of the lebanese culture and the well known hospitality of the lebanese […]