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École du Saint Enfant Jésus – Besançon – Baabdath – Tuition Aid

Published January 2022
Programme
Tuition Aid
Project description
Subsidising school fees
Project status
Ongoing
Location
Baabdath, Mount Lebanon 33.888 35.674
Local partner
Alphabetical Order
Sponsored school
École du Saint Enfant Jésus – Besançon Baabdath
School established
1906
Curriculum taught
lebanese
Language(s) of instruction
French
Tuition bracket
LBP 6,112,000 - 6,812,000

Alphabetical Order supports underprivileged children at École du Saint Enfant Jésus – Besançon in Baabdath , through grants and tuition fee subsidies. Our work with the school’s students and their families facing hardship began with the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. We are conscious of the critical importance of the task that lies ahead as we work to secure grant funding for the children. In the current disastrous economic circumstances, many families of students at the school are in need of support. Our volunteers are working around the clock to raise funds to safeguard the future of these children.

In Lebanon, hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren may be forced to drop out of school as poverty struck families can no longer afford the cost of education following the economic collapse of the country. This is an unprecedented catastrophe in a country that until recently prided itself on the quality of its education.

We strongly believe that education is the only effective way out of poverty. It is integral as it transforms the fabric of society, promotes free will and independent thinking and brings about improved social and economic wellbeing.

About the school

Our school, Saint Enfant Jésus – Besançon in Baabdath, is a Catholic, French-speaking school, that belongs to the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Jeanne-Antide Thouret (Besançon). It is an NGO that counts around 700 students, guided by around 70 teachers and administrative staff. The school offers a learning environment in a positive climate. It aims at spreading knowledge, developing know-how and encouraging life skills under the guidance of charity and the charisma of its founder.
The rich and fruitful history of our school is deeply rooted in the history of Baabdath. Since 1906, we have welcomed students, « treasures » as St Jeanne Antide called them, who fill our classes from kindergarten to senior year. Boys and girls are taught human, spiritual, social and religious values as they follow the Lebanese programme, benefit from a trilingual education, and learn new technologies, sports as well as arts.
At Saint Enfant Jésus – Besançon,  Baabdath, we remain vigilant in maintaining an evangelical spirit, characterised by the joy of learning, discovering, and developing creativity and activities, so each student can best grow and further his potential and his skills. Above all, our students belong to one big family that helps them flourish, and most of all, live.

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Our Work

400,000 children are being left out of school due to poverty, and 745,000 Lebanese families struggle to afford education for their children.

We’ve been on a mission to help Lebanese children pursue an education. With the backing of generous supporters like you, we will achieve our aims.

399

Students funded

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Students funded
This number represents all students that have been allocated grant funding or tuition subsidies by Alphabetical Order. It includes students that have benefited from one-off and multi-year aid allocations. This number is dynamic, and we update it periodically as we receive current information from the field.
458

Tuition Aid applications approved

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Tuition Aid applications approved
This number represents the sum of all annual tuition grants made by Alphabetical Order. This number is dynamic, and we update it periodically as we receive current information from the field.
37

Schools sponsored

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Schools sponsored
This number represents all schools whose students may apply to Alphabetical Order for tuition aid. These schools are each vetted then listed on our fundraising platform. This number is dynamic, and we update it periodically as we receive current information from the field.
39

Projects started

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Projects started
This number represents all education and relief projects funded by Alphabetical Order. It includes completed projects and those that are still ongoing. This number is dynamic, and we update it periodically as we receive current information from the field.
How we work
Our teams work to identify and manage education based projects serving lower-income families across the country. We work with these families, students, schools and other stakeholders to advance education in Lebanon.
Proving our impact
From the outset we’ve provided photos and GPS coordinates for every Alphabetical Order project. You can find all project details on the map above.