2022-05-27 GENERAL HOUSE

FMSI and De La Salle Solidarietà Internazionale joining efforts for Fratelli Project

Taking place in Rmeileh and Bourj Hammoud, the Fratelli Project in Lebanon is an educational initiative implemented by the Marist and the Lasallians Brothers in favour of Syrian and Iraqi refugee children remain isolated and educationally disadvantaged. Fratelli Project is inspired by the values of peace, justice, fraternity, and hope that animate the two Congregations and involves people, children and adults of all religions. 

With the rationale of joining forces for this inter-congregational inclusive project, FMSI and De La Salle Solidarietà Internazionale are now working together to ensure equal opportunities to a better future for children through education and personalized support for the period 2022-2025. The joint proposal submitted to Misean Cara by both organizations has been fully accepted on May the 13th 2022, and it will cover most of the expenses of the project ensuring beneficiaries a safe and conducive environment where to express themselves, find psycho-social support, learn and develop the capabilities for their progressive autonomy.

The two foundations are now working together for supporting the project in the best way possible joining forces for fundraising strategies, monitoring and reporting activities as well as joint communication action which will take place in the next 3 years. 

“It is just the beginning we want to bring this cooperation even further” says Andrea Rossi, Director General of FMSI. “The are great opportunities to explore, and both organizations are fully committed to work together reaching out the most in need, following the footsteps of what Marist and Lasallians Brothers are already doing since more than two centuries”.


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