Secondary menu

User menu

Shopping cart

Text Size

Text Size:

Current Size: 100%

Tackling poverty and injustice in the Middle East

Shop Donate

LSESD (Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development)

Teenage girls at SKILD
Where are they?: 


What do they do?: 

LSESD seeks to serve the church in Lebanon and the Arab World through spiritual, educational and social development.

Who benefits?: 

The church and the community in Beirut.


LSESD runs the following programmes:

  • Smart Kids with Individual Learning Differences (SKILD), a centre for children and teenagers with special education needs
  • Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS), with students from across the Middle East.

  • Dar Manhal Al Hayat publishing house, producing Christian resources in the Arab language.

  • Beirut Baptist School, whose academic excellence makes it very popular with Muslim as well as Christian families.

  • Children & Youth Ministry including camps for children and an annual conference for youth workers.


Embrace's response to the Syrian crisis:

Embrace has sent LSESD £50,000 for a winterization project in Zahle among Syrian refugees. This money proved critical in meeting immediate needs - especially during the cold winter that Lebanon experienced last year. Read more...

Read more about how your generous donations have helped Embrace reach nearly 3,000 desperate individuals.