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5 Sep

Ayyat’s story

  “We had to flee to Lebanon to preserve our lives”   Ayyat, 30 Palestinian-Syrian refugee Married,  mother of 5 Unemployed Lives in Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon   “The smallest things used to make me angry, often to the point that I behaved very negatively. For example, I would often hit my children when […]

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5 Sep

Interview with Dr. Nora Berra

HE Nora Berra, French physician, formerly elected at the European Parliament (2009-2014), former French Minister for Seniors (2009-2010) and former French Minister for Health (2010-2012).     “Art and drama therapy approaches are not widely used in Arab countries, and therefore we need to honor and congratulate Intisar Foundation for having invested in it for […]

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4 Sep

Rajaa’s story

“I used to spend most of my time crying”   Rajaa, 50 Lebanese Divorced Single caretaker of a son with mental health issues Unemployed Lives in Beirut, Lebanon   “When my friends first advised me to join the Intisar Foundation drama therapy programme, they knew I had reached a state of helplessness. I was so exhausted mentally […]

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3 Sep

Rose’s story

  “The weight of the secrets that I carry has now subsided”   Rose, 53 Lebanese Widow,  mother of 3 Artisan Lives in Beirut, Lebanon   “I now believe that if we do not talk about our troubles they will never get resolved. There were many things that I had never shared with anyone, but I was […]

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2 Sep

Ruwayda’s story

  “I have a constant feeling of fear about life”   Ruwayda, 40 Lebanese Mother of 4 Unemployed Lives in Tripoli, Lebanon   “After the foundation’s drama therapy programme, I felt as if I was born again as a completely new and different person.”   “I have a stronger personality and now have friends who care […]

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1 Sep

Fatima’s story

  “I have started to breathe and feel more”   Fatima, 42 Syrian Divorced,mother of 4 Entrepreneur Lives in Burj El Barjne Beirut, Lebanon   “When I was in Syria, I had a certain social status. I was a financially independent business woman. Yet, when the war happened, I became just a refugee.”   Fatima […]

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31 Aug

Spread The Word: Our Fundraising Campaigns

Intisar Foundation has launched two fundraising campaigns – on Go Fund Me and Global Giving platforms – to support its efforts in providing psychological support through drama therapy to Arab women traumatised by war and violence. Aiming to raise €40,000 through two campaigns, Intisar Foundation will use the funds to reach its One Million Arab […]

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