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17 Oct

Our 5th Drama Therapy Programme To Start In Bchamoun, Lebanon

Our 5th Drama Therapy Programme To Start In Bchamoun, Lebanon         Intisar Foundation has started its fifth intensive drama therapy programme in Bchamoun, Lebanon, in collaboration with the humanitarian development organisation Anamel Center, with a group of 23 Arab women aged between 26 and 45.   The fifth edition of the programme […]

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10 Oct

El Shamiyah’s story

El Shamiyah, 55 years old, Syrian Widowed, Mother of eleven Homemaker   “Everything about the Intisar Foundation programme was unique – the music, the dance, the talking, the ability to explore our social circle safely. I felt I was able to release the anger inside me as the sessions went on. The programme gave me […]

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10 Oct

Warde’s story

Warde, 47 years old, Syrian Married, Mother of five Homemaker and small business owner   “ I decided to join the Intisar Foundation drama therapy programme in order to make some changes in my routine. At first, the programme felt like a fun, entertaining activity to do with a group of nice women, but as […]

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12 Sep

HH Sheikha Intisar Awarded the Rank of Officer of the French Legion of Honour

HH Sheikha Intisar Awarded the Rank of Officer of the French Legion of Honour       The French government has awarded HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah, a philanthropist, social entrepreneur, author, film producer, columnist, and princess of Kuwait’s ruling AlSabah family, the Rank of Officer of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour. […]

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30 Jun

Jana’s story

Jana, 35, Syrian Widow, Mother of five Homemaker   “ The Intisar Foundation drama therapy programme made me stronger. The facilitator would lead us through the sessions, telling us that we are, indeed, strong people. I found my strength through their words and our shared experiences.”   My name is Jana. I am a 35-year-old […]

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30 Jun

Malake’s story

Malake, 56, Palestinian – Lebanese Widowed, Mother of five Working as a taxi driver   “I would love to encourage women to be strong. Women are indeed stronger than anyone can imagine, and they are capable of performing many different roles – the mother, the father, the educator, the provider, and yes, even the taxi […]

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14 Jun

Interview with Aziza Nait Sihaba

Aziza Nait Sihaba is an Executive Editor and Senior Anchor at France 24, and Founder of Taja Sport.   “ I’m really impressed with all the work done by the Intisar Foundation, because it’s really rare for an organisation to address mental health and psychological wellbeing, especially of women, and especially in the Arab world. […]

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9 Jun

HH Sheikha Intisar Awarded the Insignia of Knight in The Order of The Belgian Crown

  His Majesty King Philippe of the Belgians has awarded the insignia of the Knight in the Order of the Crown (Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Couronne) to HH Sheikha Intisar AlSabah, a philanthropist, social entrepreneur, author, film producer, columnist, and princess of the AlSabah Family, the ruling family of Kuwait.   The decoration ceremony […]

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9 May

Lebanese American University Students Offered Internship Opportunities At Intisar Foundation

Intisar Foundation, the first and only charitable organisation to foster Peace in the Arab world by providing drama therapy programmes to Arab women affected by war and violence, and the Lebanese American University (LAU), a private American university in Beirut, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), whereby the foundation offers internship opportunities to the […]

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9 May

Maya’s story

Maya, 46, Palestinian Married, Mother of three Homemaker Lives in Shatila refugee camp, Beirut, Lebanon   “ When I stood on the stage with everyone in my drama therapy group looking at me and listening attentively, I felt something I never felt before in my life. Not being an important person, but a visible person. […]

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