Alef,b… News & Events
Alefb will be celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Stay tuned for more information on this special event.
April 2013: ALefb is awarded a grant from Qatar Foundation International in Washington DC to develop an Arabic educational interactive story book.
May 2007; Alefb is granted a distinctive award for Services rendered to the Community by Montgomery County officials.
Alef, b... has also achieved the following:
- Organization of an art exhibition for Lebanese children, in Paris: “Artistes en Herbe pour le Liban”
- Completion of a permanent workshop for the IMA (Institut du Monde Arabe) in Paris, in order to get children to know about the perfumes of the Arab world.
- Writing and Publishing a picture book for fundraising purposes, the Enchanted book of Lebanon.
- Developing a website, www.alefb.org
- Implementing an e-pal program between children from Alef,b… abroad and children in Lebanon from the SOS villages of orphans and abandoned kids. Alef,b…with the help and support of DataFlow, a Lebanese IT company, has equipped the village of Sferai in South Lebanon with computers, network and internet facilities in order to have an electronic correspondence through a message board on Alef,b…web site as well as via instant messenger.
The association is now working on gathering funding for the publication of a learning package including educational material to teach the Arabic language as a foreign language in a playful way.
If you would like to be involved as an educator, an artist, or a donor, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org