It all began during the July War in 2006.
Mohamad Mukhtar Beydoun and Rabih El Sheikh were employees at local banks. With the suffering all around them, the pair made the decision to take an open vacation from banking and to dedicate their time to helping displaced citizens in Beirut to secure shelter, food, medicine, clothes, and supplies to cover all their needs.
They accessed public and private schools, empty buildings and Sanayieh Park, where they sheltered those citizens and provided them with everything they needed. Day and night, Mohamed managed Sanayieh Park, and Rabih managed Shakieb Arsilan Mix Public High School in Verdun. After the war ended, they felt blessed and realized how important it had been to give back to society and to help people in need.
With sincerity, dedication, transparency, open hands and hearts full of love and generosity, they promised themselves to always dedicate part of their life to helping others as much as they could.
Finally, in June 2013, the dream came true. Mohamad Mukhtar Beydoun, Rabih El Sheikh, Hasan Hamdan and Jad Beydoun officially established an NGO known as “Banin Charity Association” with registration number "1007"; gaining the trust of many individuals, entrepreneurs and businessmen. Over time more and more people joined the NGO and its work increased in size and scale. The journey has begun and it is going on to grow through giving, helping and supporting people...