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Welcome to Teach A Child

Teach A Child is a non-profit organization that provides access to education for underprivileged students across Lebanon, by covering all the expenses related to their education. Established in 2011, Teach A Child supports today 935 students with 134 students in universities and 134 students in vocational institutions. Strongly believing that no child should be left at the risks of illiteracy, our goals are to:

Educate every deprived child in Lebanon.
Maintain the support for our current students.
Expand funding for university and vocational education.
Advocate for compulsory education in Lebanon.
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Our Vision

With a strong belief that education is crucial for social and economic development, Teach A Child acts to:

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Provide access to education to underprivileged children by removing all financial barriers and covering all costs related to their education.

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Continue funding & supporting graduating Teach A Child students to pursue university and vocational studies through comprehensive financial support.

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Cover remote & deprived areas and support all children in need without any discrimination.

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Lobby for the effective implementation of the existing law on compulsory education.

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Enhance the experience of children in schools by improving school infrastructure, equipment, and information technology.

Our Work

Our organization, composed of 15 devoted volunteer members and 3 dedicated employees, works with a network of over 187 educational institutions all over Lebanon. Members maintain relationships with governmental bodies such as the ministry of education and higher education, social welfare offices, private & public schools' administrators, municipality employees, community stakeholders as well as other NGOs and individuals to identify disadvantaged children. Teach A Child also has an open door policy for financially distressed families to apply directly at the offices.

Our tasks include

  • Registering students and following up on their individual performance.
  • Collaborating with private schools and universities to spread awareness about our organization and to advocate for education.
  • Visiting schools, social welfare offices, and students' homes to maintain personal contact with students and their families.
  • Ensuring students complete their schooling through regular encouragement and follow-up.
  • Funding and encouraging our graduating students to pursue university or vocational studies through comprehensive financial support.

Achievements

Teach A Child started in October 2011 with 47 families enrolling 110 children in public schools. Today, Teach A Child enrolls 935 students in over 187 private & public educational institutions all over Lebanon, including 134 students in Vocational schools and 134 students at Universities. We hope to teach more children in need hence fight illiteracy, child labor, and child abuse. The need is huge but with our donors and supporters, we thrive daily to make a difference for the future generations in Lebanon. Education is the backbone of any country and the most important tool for problem eradication & social development. We invest in open-minds for a brighter future.

935

Total Students

519

students in schools

148

students in high schools

134

students in Vocational Shools

134

students in universities