United for Tripoli : Football tournament

Sports for Reconciliation: Bridging Divides between Former Fighters and the Lebanese Armed Forces  Tripoli has long grappled with conflict, social unrest, and insecurity within its communities, particularly in Jabal Mohsen and Beb El Tebbeneh. Furthermore, socio-economic instability, gang activity, drug use, and the widespread presence of illegal weapons have intensified these challenges. This situation often […]

الحدث – أحد متاريس خطوط التماس في طرابلس

في الشارع الفاصل بين باب التبانة وجبل محسن في طرابلس، أحد متاريس خطوط التماس سابقاً، نشأت “قهوتنا” كمساحة تلاق لشباب رفضوا الاقتتال وفاءً للزعماء… ومن أجل مدينة أكثر سلاماً وانفتاحاً، يجلسون معاً، يشربون القهوة، يدرسون، يعملون، يتحدّثون

“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 […]

“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 […]

Testimony: Meet Mostafa Latesh

“I used to think of weapons, now I think of brushes and paint rollers.” Mostafa Latesh Mustafa is a stateless former fighter who had been incarcerated for taking part in the clashes between Jabal Mohsen and Beb El Tebbeneh in Tripoli . After joining March’s rehabilitation program, Mustafa left his dark past behind, becoming a painter  and […]

Reconciliation through Rebuilding: The BEDCO Construction Initiative

Construction can refurbish and rebuild a city in more ways than one. Combining that with reintegration and rehabilitation, MARCH through BEDCO are uniting young people across communal divides. Together they’re rebuilding  a better future for themselves, supporting their communities and contributing to rebuilding the city of Beirut. “I wanted to help, my friends and I […]

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 […]

Once Upon a Time… The Kanyamakan Community Hub

A safe space for former enemies to work hand in hand, gaining culinary, gardening, carpentry, calligraphic, sewing, design and embroidery skills. After the opening of the Kahwetna cultural cafe in 2016 as a safe space that unites youth from Jabal Mohsen and Beb el Tebbeneh around arts, culture and learning away from sectarian and communal […]

An initiative by the community, for the community!

Food parcels distribution in Tripoli and Beirut “It takes a village” is a popular saying that could not be more accurate because it truly does take collective efforts to cope with a deteriorating economy with detrimental social impacts coupled with a global pandemic.  That is why MARCH helped youth from Beb El Tabbaneh and Jabal […]

Civil Military Cooperation for social cohesion

Hand in Hand for a better Lebanon As part of its numerous collaborations with the Lebanese Army to improve social cohesion and promote mutual respect and understanding between communities and the Army, MARCH launched a new partnership on June 29th: building a military training base for Tripoli’s 12th infantry brigade from the ground up. The […]