The Rotary International organization provided a Nissan X-Trail car for the Mother of God Home for Orphans (Oum Allah Home) in Ajeltoun, Kesrouan, Lebanon. The handing-over ceremony took place on August 24, 2013 at the Mother of God Home in the presence of RCBC President Mounir Jabre, and of RCK President Jean-Paul Finan. The photo shows a number of Rotarians surrounding Sister Marie Farah, who  manages the Oum Allah Home.
 

The Rotary International organization provided a Nissan X-Trail car for the Mother of God Home for Orphans (Oum Allah Home) in Ajeltoun, Kesrouan, Lebanon. This gift was initiated by the Rotary Club of Beirut Cosmopolitan (RCBC) and its associate the Rotary Club of Kesrouan (RCK) from Lebanon -- in partnership with the Rotary Club of Santa Monica in California, USA and  the Rotary clubs of Buford/North Gwinnett and of Lawrenceville in Georgia, USA as international co-sponsors. Rotary District 2450, which includes Lebanon, also contributed whilst The Rotary Foundation (TRF) provided a matching grant.

The handing-over ceremony took place on August 24, 2013 at the Mother of God Home in the presence of RCBC President Mounir Jabre, and of RCK President Jean-Paul Finan. The commemorative photo shows a number of Rotarians surrounding Sister Marie Farah, who  manages the Oum Allah Home: From Left to Right are Ms. Miriam Malak, spouse of PP Raouf Malak of RCBC; Ms. Nora Haddad, a friend of RCBC; PP Raouf; RT Mimi Hamam and P Mounir Jabre of RCBC; Sister Marie: P Jean-Paul Finan of RCK; then RT Nabil Challah, PP Tony Asfour, Honorary Club Secretary Christine Arzoumanian and President Elect Lina Shair — all RCBC. 

The Oum Allah Home for Orphans was inaugurated in 1982 by the Oum Allah Sisters’ Order, itself founded in Ajaltoun in 1962, The orphanage accepts girls between six and ten years old who have lost either one or both their parents — or are otherwise disadvantaged. The Sisters help develop responsible new generations in Egypt and France in addition to Lebanon.

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